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Get Out the VOTE – US Citizens Living Outside the US CAN VOTE for President and Congress

by Bonnie Friedmann, EUU Member at Large Did you know that U.S. citizens can vote from abroad? Apparently many don’t because in the last presidential election only about 17% of overseas voters actually voted. What’s important to know, though, is that those votes made a critical difference in a number of swing states. I have … Continue reading Get Out the VOTE – US Citizens Living Outside the US CAN VOTE for President and Congress

Thank you, Social Action!

by Janet Mac Nair, EUU member at large On behalf of my garden group, VHS-Biogarten am Thurner Hof, I’d like to thank the EUU Social Action Committee for donations we have received under the category of “planet”. A little background I came across this group – and this urban paradise – two and a half … Continue reading Thank you, Social Action!

Room with No View

By Bonnie Friedmann, EUU Secretary and member-at-large On our recent honeymoon visit to the US over the summer, my German husband and I did something vacationers don’t often do – we visited an American prison. It was the first time either of us have been inside a prison in any country, and it made a … Continue reading Room with No View

Immortality and Paradox

By Floyd Vernon Chandler The underlying concepts of all religious faiths seem to be rooted in paradox.  We miss the mystical essence of faith when we limit our religious beliefs to the outer shells of creeds, dogmas, doctrines, and rituals.  Theological terms and symbols are mere signposts that point to that which is beyond words.  … Continue reading Immortality and Paradox