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Author Archives: Chuck Rawlings

Labor Day’s Inequality Flood and the Roots of Authoritarianism

Labor Day’s Inequality Flood and the Roots of Authoritarianism

On this Labor Day 2017, the question for faith communities is whether we can own our share of responsibility for today’s rising inequality and authoritarianism. Flooded Houston, the epicenter of a fossil fuels empire that accrued enormous wealth by turning … Continue reading

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Principalities and Powers

Originally Published August 10, 2016 at http://publicliturgies.blogspot.com/2016/08/principalities-and-powers.html. Regardless of possible calamities with the fall elections, the two part series in the NY Times this week makes clear who’s in charge. It’s the Brookings Institute, or the American Enterprise Institute, or … Continue reading

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Tony Judt’s “Ill Fares the Land” Helps Us See Better

Commentary on Tony Judt’s “Ill fares the Land” and the review by John F. Kane By Rev. Charles W. Rawlings   The loss of Tony Judt from our midst last year brought grief to many of us who looked to … Continue reading

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