For years, the movie It’s a Wonderful Life was an annual holiday favorite–and it was always shown on at least one of the major channels–Now it’s not so easy to find. … Continue reading Why Is the Movie: It’s A Wonderful Life So Relevant Today?
It’s the season of Christmas and other religious holidays. We send out cards that say Peace On Earth, Good Will to All and we bask in the warmth of … Continue reading Peace On Earth and Good Will Toward All–Are We Willing to Make It Real?
Pastor Qiyamah Rahman of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of St. Croix talks about the devastation in St. Croix in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in this video. She said that … Continue reading St. Croix Unitarian Pastor Describes Post-Hurricane Maria Damage, Go Fund Me Site, and Neighbor-Neighbor Program
Climate change is extremely urgent. You and I can make a difference to help save lives, homes, and wildlife by acting as individuals. and by acting together through our organizations, … Continue reading WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE! You and Me, Organizations, churches, synagogues, mosques, etc.–PLEASE SHARE THIS!
Stellar Panelists discussed the legacy of journalist Gene Patterson September 2, 2017 at the Decatur Book Festival panel titled “What Would Gene Patterson Say Now?” Former United Nations Ambassador Andrew … Continue reading VIDEO. Journalism in the Civil Rights Era and Today: Gene Patterson’s Legacy Discussed by Ambassador Andrew Young and Journalists Klibanoff, Clark, and Raines at the Decatur Book Festival
Unheard-of floods have been devastating Houston and coastal areas of Texas for the past few days. On the other side of the world in Bangledesh more than a hundred people … Continue reading Watch Video of Al Gore’s Message About Climate Change–It Couldn’t Be More Timely!
On Saturday evening participants in the Netroots Nation 2017 and others participated in a protest march against the act of white terror in Charlottesville, VA earlier Saturday August 12, 2017 … Continue reading Atlanta Protestors Marched on August 12th Against White Terrorist Violence in Charlottesville Earlier Saturday
Hate groups, NeoNazi and other white supremacy groups like the KKK should be illegal. Groups based on white hate pose a terroristic threat to African Americans–whether those threats are acted … Continue reading White Hate/Terror/Supremacist Groups Should Be Illegal in the U.S.–They’ve Been Illegal for Decades In Other Countries!
It is a fact that most U.S. presidents (other than President Carter) have not used diplomatic negotiation–but instead have mostly used threats. For a list of examples with footnotes see … Continue reading War and Threats Do Not Create Real Change–Diplomatic Negotiation Does!
My Dad served in the Korean War. He rarely talked about it. I remember once he proudly showed me a photograph of his ship. He pointed out some of his … Continue reading Do Our Children Deserve Peace?
Wind and Solar Energy Create Many Many More Jobs–and Energy Independence! Renewable Energy Supports Democracy. Wind and Solar Can Be Individually and Locally Owned, Controlled, and Maintained. Sunshine and … Continue reading Climate Change: The Road Ahead–The Time is NOW!
The costs of war are many: –Human lives–civilians and soldiers–ours and theirs –Monetary Costs –Destruction of cities, towns, and entire infrastructures: hospitals, schools, businesses, roads, bridges, airports, neighborhoods, homes, … Continue reading The Costs of War