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The Ignatian family shows their connectedness in working for social justice!
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Voters Need More Than Fiscal Arguments on Social Justice Issues – Huffington Post


Voters Need More Than Fiscal Arguments on Social Justice Issues
Huffington Post
Wise social justice advocates have learned that the most effective way to convince decisionmakers often rests with practical appeals to economic self-interest, instead of just in moral arguments. Over the last few years, they have used fiscal arguments

Report: Zimbabwe Targets Human Rights Activists – ABC News



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Report: Zimbabwe Targets Human Rights Activists
ABC News
Zimbabwe uses laws and beatings by security forces to suppress human rights activists in the southern African nation ahead of elections planned for next year, according to a report released Monday. The report by the Observatory for the Protection of
ZIMBABWE: Ongoing risks for human rights defenders in the context of political OMCT World Organisation Against Torture
Rights groups sound new violence claimsNew Zimbabwe.com
Rights groups fear Zimbabwe pre-election crackdownAFP

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Lok Satta Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan (JP) in Farmers Meeting Sindhanoor 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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Human Rights Watch Campaigns Against ‘Killer Robots’ – Voice of America



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Human Rights Watch Campaigns Against 'Killer Robots'
Voice of America
In modern warfare, drones and other unmanned vehicles are playing an increasing role, with militaries embracing a technology that they say makes war safer and more effective. But human rights campaigners fear what might be to come – fully autonomous

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Lok Satta Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan (JP) on Judicial Reforms – Part 2


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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In Seekonk, social justice proponents protest retail giant Wal-mart / Photos – The Providence Journal


In Seekonk, social justice proponents protest retail giant Wal-mart / Photos
The Providence Journal
SEEKONK, Mass. — About 20 people staged a quick-strike picket Friday afternoon at the Walmart store in Seekonk, protesting what they consider to be the discount retailer's unfair pay and benefit practices. The group, led by community activist Camilo

UN Panel Criticizes Russia on Human Rights Treaty – New York Times


UN Panel Criticizes Russia on Human Rights Treaty
New York Times
The officials, members of the United Nations Committee Against Torture, said here on Friday that they were seriously concerned about “numerous and consistent reports” of threats, reprisals and deaths of human rights defenders and journalists in Russia.

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Poof! a poem about Social Justice and anti-oppression (from a "horses’ mouth")


Please have a listen and share!I include the link the to poem, in writing, on my blog Poetry by A Girl Outside The Box here: outsidetheboxgirlpoems.blogspot.ca This was written in a heated moment of frustration and struggle.. (aren't those the best times for spitting out poetry/lyrics?) It's from my personal experience of being a young mom on low income, within the bureaucracy of a "developed" country and under modern "socialism"; with an autistic child, and immigrant husband, asperger syndrome, and chronic health issues. I know the pain of We… and I've seen many of my friends struggle too.
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Social justice for some? Understanding the US Catholic political bloc – Aljazeera.com



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Social justice for some? Understanding the US Catholic political bloc
Aljazeera.com
In an email to members, Steve Krueger, president of Catholic Democrats, called Obama's re-election "a victory for the Catholic Social Justice Tradition that has guided the conscience of our nation for over a century". It's this dimension of Catholic
The Church is not beyond reproachEureka Street
Elections and the culture: What we learned in 2012The Catholic Spirit

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