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In 2019, Jeanne Gallo and Sunny Robinson have given a series of talks on mass migration in the Americas and the US border crackdown, including one sponsored by Mass. Peace Action in Cambridge on June 27.    Their presentation addresses the current mass migration from …

Continuing the struggle against FGM in Mali

August 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

Healthy Tomorrow and Sini Sanuman have been working on ending female genital mutilation, or FGM, in Mali and have some encouraging news to report. In March, the First Parish UU of Arlington chose us as their charity partner and gave us half of their offering …

Sandy Hook, Orlando, Charleston, Las Vegas, Wakefield, Sutherland Springs, Pittsburgh, Parkland, Aurora, Virginia Tech, San Bernadino, Columbine. There were already too many mass shootings to name. Now we add Gilroy, Dayton, and El Paso to the list. In the wake three more mass shootings in the last week, people across …

America needs a moral revival

August 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

WE ARE LIVING in some very dark and difficult days in America. There is a flood of rhetoric from the Trump administration that demonizes and castigates black and brown immigrants. Donald Trump himself has fanned the flames of hate with his open xenophobia, infecting the national …

Among the deepest expressions of national values and policies are the federal budgets voted yearly by Congress. This week Congress resolved political conflicts to propose a discretionary budget authorizing some $1.4 billion in overall spending. Unfortunately, the July 25 article, Trump Encourages Republicans To Back …

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 is Hiroshima Day.  Seventy-four years ago, August 6th, the US ushered in the reality of atomic warfare with the annihilation of that city and 100,000 of its inhabitants. Given the grisly fact ours was the country that dropped the bomb, and …

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