Politics

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Beacon Press

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By James Gertmenian
    Love without justice is not love. Compassion without deeds is not compassion. Faith without action is not faith. And religion without politics is not religion. In my view, people of faith are not entitled to avoid politics for the sake of a short-lived spiritual high.
  • By Jake Morrill
    .I want liberty and justice for all in my country. That will ask of me—and of many of you—the discipline of discomfort.
  • By Jake Morrill
    Those of us with some privilege in this empire may be tempted to seek refuge in it, as if privilege was ever going to save us. But who’s to say whether you’ve come to this place and position for a time such as this?

Call and Response: Journeys in UU Lifespan Faith Development

inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop

Skinner House Books

Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Signs of Our Faith

Building the World We Dream About for Young Adults

  • By Jane Greer
    From "UU Convicted of Littering While Supplying Humanitarian Aid" , UU World, June 15, 2009. Used with permission. The subject of the story...
  • By Ellen Zemlin, a White Unitarian Universalist. For me, there's never really been a question about whether my Unitarian Universalism and...

Resistance and Transformation

Spirit in Practice

Love Surrounds Us

  • By Noreen Kimball
    There was once a girl who loved to write stories and poems. She often wrote about the land and birds around her home. Her name was Rachel...

Love Connects Us

UU Voices: Stories from the Movement

UU World

  • By Elaine McArdle
    Unitarian Universalists are getting involved with growing climate action network Extinction Rebellion.
    Image credit: Extinction Rebellion climate change activists perform a mass “die in” in the main hall of the Natural History Museum in London on April 22, 2019.
  • By Elaine McArdle
    Congregations show widespread support for largest mass action for climate justice.
    Image credit: UUs at the September 20 2019 climate strike in Boston.
  • By Julio Noboa Polanco
    Empire has failed Puerto Rico. It’s time for us to demand better.
    Image credit: door painted with a Puerto Rican flag.
  • By Elaine McArdle
    General Assembly rallies with local activist groups against expansion of Spokane County Jail, raises almost $40,000 for community center.
    Image credit: Participants march to the General Assembly public witness event, June 20, 2019, in Spokane, Washington.
  • By Staff Writer
    More UUs in the news: Leslie Mac in Essence, James Reeb on NPR, Tim Berners-Lee on the thirtieth anniversary of the Internet.
    Image credit: The Rev. Katie Romano Griffin and the Rev. Abhi Janamanchi escort Rosa Gutierrez Lopez from a vigil and press conference to protest her deportation at Cedar Lane UU Church in Bethesda, Maryland, December 12, 2018.
  • By Doug Muder
    Three recent books examine fascism as a contemporary phenomenon.
    Image credit: illustration of a group of people, holding up a giant hand that is trying to crush them.
  • By Elizabeth Nguyen
    As Unitarian Universalists, our journey is to transform the big and the small, to transform ourselves, and to transform the world.
    Image credit: Pile of huge rocks and boulders under dark grey sky - Stock image
  • By Elaine McArdle
    Young Unitarian Universalists helped organize student walkouts in several cities on March 15 to demand action on climate change.
    Image credit: Connor Wertz at a Student climate protest.
  • By Michael Hart
    Interfaith “Love Knows No Borders” action held in solidarity with migrants’ right to seek asylum.
    Image credit: Border Patrol agents arrest demonstrators at the border wall in San Diego, California, on December 10, 2018.
  • By Alicia Cooke
    In the ongoing battle for the environment, we must learn to listen to those most affected.
    Image credit: Illustration of a factory smoke stack, with green clouds coming out, and protestors sitting on top of the smokestack. Illustrating protest against pollution
  • By Crystal M. Fleming
    The idiot’s guide to critical race theory.
    Image credit: Baton Rouge police approach protester Ieshia Evans during a protest of the fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling
  • By Susan Frederick-Gray
    If we are not acting fearlessly for human dignity, compassion, justice, and peace, then we are failing to live our mission.
    Image credit: Photo illustration of old brickwork with a hole in the form of a heart, showing blue sky.
  • By Susan Frederick-Gray
    An anger that burns without consuming can be the fire and the energy for action, for organizing, for creating justice.
    Image credit: Protesters, including UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray, demonstrate in the Hart Senate Office Building on Sept. 27, 2018
  • By Elaine McArdle
    As elections approach, Unitarian Universalists work to register voters, promote criminal justice reform, and re-enfranchise 1.5 million people in Florida.
    Image credit: Spouses Linda Wright (left) and the Rev. Robin Gray volunteer at the UU Tallahassee Second Chances Phone Banking event September 22, 2018, in Florida.
  • By Susan Frederick-Gray
    The president of the Unitarian Universalist Association reflects on the spiritual challenges of confronting the resurgence of American white nationalism.
    Image credit: A member of a white supremacist militia stands in front of religious leaders, including UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray, who gathered to protest a rally of neo-Nazis and other white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 12, 2017.
  • By Lars Lonnroth
    Lessons from an evening with the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting survivors.
    Image credit: Parkland graduate Jammal Lemy speaks during a June 16 town hall meeting at DuPage UU Church in Naperville, Illinois.
  • By Liz James
    Every generation fights overwhelming odds for a more just world—and for the next generation to have the chance to fight, too.
    Image credit: Liz James in front of her church's "Nuclear Weapons Free Zone" sign.
  • By Susan Frederick-Gray
    In the midst of critical justice work, it is essential to practice more deeply our faith.
    Image credit: Image of a card that says "WE WILL NOT COMPLY" with Susan Frederick Gray's name.
  • By Michael Hart
    Actions protesting U.S. treatment of migrants and asylum seekers were organized by the Latinx organization Mijente in San Diego on July 2.
    Image credit: Protesters block the entrance to a downtown federal building housing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices Monday, July 2, 2018, in San Diego.
  • By Christopher L. Walton
    Delegates affirm importance of issues raised by three proposed Actions of Immediate Witness that did not make it onto the final agenda.
    Image credit: Delegates vote at the 2018 General Assembly to place three proposed Actions of Immediate Witness on the final agenda