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August 22, 2020

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Expanding the Spirit of Democracy

We suffer, ironically, from our indifference to those among us who suffer.

– Parker J. Palmer –

Expanding the Spirit of Democracy

“How might we unlock hope in an expansive spirit of democracy for present and future generations in this time of upheaval? As the underside of American society is being revealed and the stark inequities and racial prejudices made manifest, we are called to reflect on what brought us to this disturbing state of affairs. With shock and recrimination we are responding to the truth of our history and the entrenched habits of structural racism along with economic inequity. This history is revealing itself in the consequences of brutal slavery and Jim Crow laws, the near extermination of Native Americans, subsequent theft of land and banishment to reservations, the ongoing history of discrimination against Latinx, Asian, and immigrant communities, and the endless overseas wars and militarization of our society at the expense of the wellbeing of humans and nature.” Mary Evelyn Tucker shares her thoughts about the future of democracy in this pivotal moment. { read more }

Be The Change

For more inspiration, read “5 Habits to Heal the Heart of Democracy,” by Parker Palmer. { more }

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