Week of 9/14/2020

My White Supremacy Problem As with many in the United States, I rely heavily upon my religious tradition for moral guidance. That reliance is...
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Week of 8/17/2020

The Black Lives Matter to AEU statement to reaffirm past resolutions for racial justice was approved by the Assembly of the American...
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Week of 8/10/2020

What do the words “white supremacist” evoke in you? It’s hard for me to see those words and not think of hate spewing, Ku Klux Klan hooded,...
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Week of 7/6/2020

I got a good bit of positive feedback on my last entry on “othering.” I’d written: Othering is, I believe, a necessary precursor to oppressio...
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Week of 6/22/2020

Othering is, I believe, a necessary precursor to oppression. “Othering” involves what the sociologist Yiannis Gabriel has described as “casting a...
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Week of 6/15/2020

I’ve gotten a good amount of feedback on last week’s blog message which ended with a call to “cut off the blood supply” of structural racism by...
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Week of 6/8/2020

A friend and I had a frank phone conversation last week. She’d read the AEU’s statement on George Floyd and the Aftermath and my blog message and...
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Week of 6/1/2020

Some deaths are especially personal. Recently the Ethical Movement lost one of its own longtime members, Bob Gordon, who succumbed to cancer on...
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Week of 5/25/2020

After 4 or 5 hours of struggle I abandoned my Memorial Day blog post. In the end the topic was too big and the space too small for my capacities....
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Week of 5/18/2020

Sunday’s Zoom crash got me thinking quite a lot about vulnerability and frustration. I always look forward to Sunday platform meetings and...
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Week of 5/11/2020

Thank you to all who have contributed to the American Ethical Union’s #GivingTuesdayNow campaign! We raised almost $4600 and will be sending...
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Week of 5/4/2020

One of the pleasures of being the executive director for the American Ethical Union is that I can visit the member Societies on a pretty regular...
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