|Sixty years ago, a British sociologist predicted that the closer we came to having a true meritocracy, the more the winners would ignore the losers and the more the losers would resent the winners. Two thirds of American workers today do not have a four year college degree. Many now feel forgotten, ignored, and humiliated. This is clearly a factor in the rise of right-wing working class populism, behind both Trump and Brexit. “Credentialism” has become one of the last acceptable forms of prejudice.|
Rev. John Buehrens served as UUA President from 1993-2001.
|Sunday services are online only until further notice.|
Meeting ID: 979 8969 6520
Phone: +1 929 205 6099
Order of Service: uubinghamton.org/order-of-service/
UUCB Zoom Social Hour
We also host a Zoom Social Hour at 11:45 after our service. In that session we will take a minute for any special announcements before doing our usual break-out rooms. Same Zoom information as for the service.
Topics: Brokenness, Inclusion