Category: History – Modern

The post-millennium history of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Sharing my Ramblings

By Russel S. My rock bottom was horrific and resulted in an attempt at suicide. Back then, I hated my life, I hated myself and I wanted to die but as it turns out,...

Five Years Old and Growing Stronger

Originally published in Our Primary Purpose, the newsletter of the Ottawa Area Intergroup Covid-19 helps Ottawa’s secular sobriety movement Little did Michel D know when he started Ottawa’s first secular AA group, in early...

America’s Favorite Poison

Whatever happened to the anti-alcohol movement? By Olga Khazan Posted on  January 14, 2020 on The Atlantic Occasionally, Elizabeth Bruenig unleashes a tweet for which she knows she’s sure to get dragged: She admits...

The Virtual 2020 Secular AA Conference

By bob k On Saturday, December 5th, ICSAA (International Conference of Secular AA) held a condensed version of the biennial conference that was scheduled to take place LIVE in Washington, D.C. Covid-19 caused that...

Saturday’s Free Secular AA Zoom Conference

By Joe C. It’s a little of the latest science. It’s a little AA folk-wisdom, some entertainment, some community. That’s what you’ll find at the International Conference of Secular AA free December 5th mini-conference....

Can AA Please Evolve?

By Dave W One of the things I admire the most about the simplicity of the way AA meetings are structured and conducted is the level playing field that is created for the typical...