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Letter: A broader perspective of social justice – The Chicago Maroon


Letter: A broader perspective of social justice
The Chicago Maroon
Students have expressed concern that changes to SL programming, including the addition of for-profit and philanthropic internship sites, threaten to eliminate SL's unique and transformative focus on social justice. As current UCSC program participants

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Congresswoman Sandra Fluke? Social Justice Activist ‘Strongly Considering … – The New Civil Rights Movement



The New Civil Rights Movement
Congresswoman Sandra Fluke? Social Justice Activist 'Strongly Considering
The New Civil Rights Movement
Congresswoman Sandra Fluke? The former Georgetown University Law student who made a name for herself by standing up for women's rights — only to be labeled a “slut” by Rush Limbaugh — is considering running for the congressional seat currently 
California Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman to Leave Congress After 4 DecadesDemocracy Now

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With 129 cases at the European Court of Human Rights in 2013, Russia was … – Deutsche Welle



Greek Reporter
With 129 cases at the European Court of Human Rights in 2013, Russia was
Deutsche Welle
Despite the frigid winter cold, about a dozen colorful tents pepper the lawn across from the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. The residents of the one and two-person tents are somewhere out on the town, warming up. They've hung large 
Greece in 7th Place for Human Rights ViolationsGreek Reporter

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Josie Long’s Romance and Adventure


A recording of Josie Long's Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated show 'Romance and Adventure'. From December 2012 at the Battersea Arts Centre. http://www.josiel…
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Theaters Contribute to Social Justice and Meaningful Change in Communities – Huffington Post


Theaters Contribute to Social Justice and Meaningful Change in Communities
Huffington Post
The arts are losing out in the wave of a new philanthropic emphasis on measurable "investment." The very social changes being encouraged by philanthropists today are sometimes being undermined by quantitative criteria sought at the expense of extremely 

What sort of violation? – The Economist (blog)


What sort of violation?
The Economist (blog)
Among the many voices raised against the cancellation was that of Amnesty International, the world's best-known human-rights campaigner. An Amnesty officer was quoted as saying: "It is well established in international human-rights law that the freedom

SJLI FRUIT TREE GIVEAWAY 2014


The Social Justice Learning Institute doing it again. 2014. 4th Annual Fruit Tree Giveaway. Make sure you are there next January – Inglewood/Lennox, CA!
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Kain Colter leads NU in Historic Movement Towards Social Justice – ChicagoNow (blog)



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Kain Colter leads NU in Historic Movement Towards Social Justice
ChicagoNow (blog)
No, this was nowhere near as radical as Haymarket Square or The Weather Underground; but it was certainly more crusading for social justice than Barack Obama (who's actually a thinly veiled centrist) has lately or the Daley Democratic Machine (which

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US support for human rights abroad: The case of Saudi Arabia – Christian Science Monitor



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US support for human rights abroad: The case of Saudi Arabia
Christian Science Monitor
While the annual country reports on human rights from the State Department, mandated by Congress, are thorough and honest looks at almost every member of the UN, in the case of favored countries, they are then set aside to metaphorically gather dust
The Deafening U.S. Silence on Saudi RightsHuman Rights Watch

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Social Justice Day (Tapehlyn Tapeh)


A powerful speech on society's look on women.
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