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Is Broadband a Social Justice Issue? – Huffington Post


Is Broadband a Social Justice Issue?
Huffington Post
This issue was a major concern for the Minority Media & Telecom Council's (MMTC) recent 2013 Broadband and Social Justice Summit. As I attended the summit, I reflected on how my own experience exemplifies the barriers minorities face when it comes to

This Is Activism’s Moment – Huffington Post (blog)


This Is Activism's Moment
Huffington Post (blog)
Finally, North Star Fund will broaden the community of donors who support activism in order to build a bigger and stronger social justice community. We will make And we will safeguard an important national treasure — our grassroots activist community.

HRW: Worst year for human rights in Russia since the USSR collapsed – Washington Post (blog)



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HRW: Worst year for human rights in Russia since the USSR collapsed
Washington Post (blog)
MOSCOW – The year 2012 began with thousands of Russians taking to the streets to demand reform and a government that would obey the law. On Thursday, the group Human Rights Watch said Russia has just gone through its worst year for human rights
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BSU SGA: 1/29/2013


New Senator appointments; Spring enrollment data; budget updates ($81029.13 remaining); funding requests for Cape Verdean Student Association (CVSA), Athletic Training Club and Social Justice League. Discussion items include the need for added weekend programming; adding class location information to registration process; current housing vacancies; Greek Life recruitment; and upcoming events. Bridgewater State University Student Government Association TVSBSC / Team TVS
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Obama’s definition of ‘social justice’ wrong – Standard Speaker


Obama's definition of 'social justice' wrong
Standard Speaker
That phrase "social justice" may sound noble, but we Americans misunderstand its meaning entirely. There are two meanings of social justice we the people have a responsibility to know, so that America does not become a Godless, foreign place. The first

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Hagel Confirmation Should Feature Human Rights Issues Key to National Security – Human Rights First


Hagel Confirmation Should Feature Human Rights Issues Key to National Security
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Washington, DC – Tomorrow the Senate Armed Services Committee questions Senator Chuck Hagel about his qualifications to be President Obama's Secretary of Defense. Human Rights First urges the Committee to use the opportunity of that hearing to

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Ali Noorani on the Economic Need for Immigration Reform


This video is part of the Faith, Social Justice, and Public Life course that Jim Wallis, Executive Director of Sojourners, taught at Georgetown University. Ali Noorani has more than a decade of successful leadership in public policy advocacy, non-profit management and coalition organizing, across a wide range of issues. As a key figure among a new generation of national leaders, he continues this mission as Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum advocating for the value of immigrants and immigration to the nation. Under Ali's leadership since 2008, the Forum is a powerful and key advocate on numerous immigration issues, working closely with business, law enforcement, faith and immigrant leadership across the country to advance much needed reforms to our nation's immigration system. Ali has led the Forum through a transition process to prepare the organization for the future, focusing on creative alliance building toward a better future for immigrants and America. For more on this course: bit.ly For more on the Berkley Center: berkleycenter.georgetown.edu For more on Sojourners: www.sojo.net
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‘DEIS Impact festival explores questions of social justice – Brandeis University


'DEIS Impact festival explores questions of social justice
Brandeis University
28, 2013. FacebookTwitterPrintEmailShare. What is social justice? Members of the Brandeis community will have the opportunity to explore that question for themselves as 'DEIS Impact 2013, the university's annual festival of social justice, will be held

Comment: The power of online activism & social media in the fight for LGBT … – PinkNews.co.uk



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Comment: The power of online activism & social media in the fight for LGBT
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Online activism is indeed the new 'front line' in social justice advocacy and it is playing a crucial role in the rapidly advancing march towards LGBT equality across the USA and around the world. My first major foray into online activism was in 2009

Israel boycotts its UN human rights review – Washington Post



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Israel boycotts its UN human rights review
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JERUSALEM — Israel on Tuesday became the first country to boycott a periodic review of its practices by the U.N. Human Rights Council, citing what it called the body's strong bias against it. Israeli representatives did not attend the session of the
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