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AEU Newsletter

In the Spring 2014 Issue of the AEU Dialogue:
  • Revitalizing Democracy: Money, Power, & Politics
  • Mossler Fellowship Project: Young Adults and Ethical Culture
  • New York Society Launches Speed Deed, and more...
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April 3, 2014 -- The decision of the United States Supreme Court in McCutcheon vs. Federal Election Commission both reflects and encourages a distressing trend in the American political process. While the right of free expression is the foundation of democracy and a free society, the domination of the public forum by big money drowns out those voices that reflect broad constituencies, but not big finances. Read More

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Ethical Action Report – April 2014

In this Report: Elizabeth Crouch Zelman, of the Ethical Society of St. Louis, previews her new book “Our Beleaguered Species: Beyond Tribalism”; Monica Weiss, of the New York Society for Ethical Culture, puts environmental ethics front and center; and Alison Pratt, of...
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New Publication by Joe Chuman

Speaking of Ethics Living a Humanist Life by Joseph Chuman As societies continue to grow and change, humans find themselves facing many important ethical questions. Is the pursuit of happiness a worthwhile goal? Should religion be immune to criticism? These questions and many...
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New York Society Honors Mayor Dinkins April 3

The New York Society for Ethical Culture (NYSEC) and the United Social Services, Inc. will honor David N. Dinkins, the 106th Mayor of New York, with the inaugural Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross Public Service Award at 6pm on Thursday, April 3rd. NYSEC will also recognize Rising Star...
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