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Getting teachers to ‘practice what they teach’ – Philadelphia Public School Notebook (blog)



Philadelphia Public School Notebook (blog)
Getting teachers to 'practice what they teach'
Philadelphia Public School Notebook (blog)
Practice What You Teach tracks the development of social justice in education through the experiences of three types of teacher groups, each at a different stage in their careers: typical white students enrolled in teacher education programs, fledgling

UN rights chief says Mursi decree breaks human rights law – Reuters



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UN rights chief says Mursi decree breaks human rights law
Reuters
GENEVA (Reuters) – The U.N. human rights chief has warned Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi that his decree expanding his powers would put him beyond the law and open the door to human rights violations, her spokesman said on Friday. Navi Pillay
Rights group: Egyptian Constitution flawedUPI.com
UN rights official urges Egypt's Morsi to reconsider divisive decreeAhram Online
30/11/2012UN rights chief urges Morsi to 'reconsider' decreeExpatica Switzerland
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Lok Satta Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan (JP) at Surajya Committee Press meet on 27-11-2012 – Part 3


Lok Satta Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan (Dr. JP) on money, liquor, corruption, Corrupted Politics, Change Politics, Youth Power in Politics,Quality education for children, values of liberty, justice and equality for all, political, economic and social environment, equal opportunities for all, effective health care system, housing, sanitation and transport and opportunity for earning a decent livelihood, public awareness about democratic functioning, people-centric democratic polity based on liberty, self-governance, empowerment of citizens, rule of law and self-correcting institutional mechanisms.
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Social Justice Group Tackles Local Issues – Whitman Pioneer


Social Justice Group Tackles Local Issues
Whitman Pioneer
Lemieux said he understands that there are many different kinds of activist groups on campus, but he believes what separates the social justice group from the others is that the social justice group focuses on the social justice aspect of activism

Human Rights Watch commends Brazilian measure to help curb illegal killings … – Washington Post


Human Rights Watch commends Brazilian measure to help curb illegal killings
Washington Post
RIO DE JANEIRO — Human Rights Watch on Thursday praised a resolution by Brazil's Human Rights Defense Council that outlined steps to help reduce extrajudicial killings by police. In a statement, the New York-based rights advocacy group said Brazilian
Brazil: States Should Act on Killings by PoliceHuman Rights Watch

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Ex-KGB officer Yuri Bezmenov Explains United States Targeted Public Schools for Change


Ever wonder where the term Politically Correct comes from and if it is a good thing or bad and if you have ever even thought about it for that matter. He also explains how the United States can save itself from this long term communist project to CHANGE the USA. This interview directly with Ex-KGB Russian officer Yuri Bezmenov who reveals communist secrets, terms, process and psychology which will eventually turn the United States into a Communist or at least Marxist nation over time and how it began by using our own public education system to plant the seeds in our youngest ones as he goes on to explain this is a long term project. Why do so many people confuse "political correctness" with manners and being polite, in doing so they are actually promoting communist values. No surprises here It so happens that the Left invented this phrase: it entered Communist lingo in the 1930s to praise loyalty to the party line. But eventually politically correct turned against them. By the 90s, it was used mainly by the Right — as a kind of battle cry of the Culture Wars. Here's President George HW Bush, in a 1991 commencement speech at the University of Michigan: "The notion of political correctness has ignited controversy across the land. And although the movement arises from the laudable desire to sweep away the debris of racism and sexism and hatred, it replaces old prejudice with new ones. It declares certain topics off-limits, certain expression off-limits, even certain <b>…</b>
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Talking food, social justice with author Raj Patel, plus a look at Eat Drink … – Austin American-Statesman


Talking food, social justice with author Raj Patel, plus a look at Eat Drink
Austin American-Statesman
Writer and food activist Raj Patel will talk about his latest books, 'Stuffed and Starved' and 'The Value of Nothing,' as well as a new project during a talk at Stateside at the Paramount, one of many events during Eat Drink Local Week. By Addie

U.N. committee condemns Syria, Iran for rampant rights abuses – Chicago Tribune



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U.N. committee condemns Syria, Iran for rampant rights abuses
Chicago Tribune
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A U.N. General Assembly committee on Tuesday condemned Syria and Iran for widespread human rights abuses, but both Damascus and Tehran dismissed the separate votes as politically motivated. The draft resolution on
Key UN committee approves resolution condemning 'gross' human rights Washington Post
Anti-Iran resolution will lead to further politicization of human rights in UN Tehran Times
UN Gen. Assembly's Key Panel Condemns Right Abuses In Iran, N. Korea, SyriaRTT News
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Awareness for Adolescents Experiencing Homelessness


IU School of Social Work Social Justice Project Music: "I Need A Dollar" by Aloe Blacc
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Human rights claim likely to dog Mexico’s Felipe Calderon as he leaves presidency – Kansas City Star


Human rights claim likely to dog Mexico's Felipe Calderon as he leaves presidency
Kansas City Star
Once Calderon is out of power, a cloak of legal immunity will be removed from his shoulders, and he'll have to contend with human rights groups eager to sue him for what they claim is a sharp rise in rights abuses under his watch – particularly torture

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