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Design desperately needs social justice – Al Jazeera America



Al Jazeera America
Design desperately needs social justice
Al Jazeera America
For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be an architect. I believe that design can create spaces of inspiration and beauty for all people, regardless of race or class. While I know that design alone cannot rectify inequities, I do believe it

Activist folk singer Pete Seeger is focus of tribute show – Canton Repository



Canton Repository
Activist folk singer Pete Seeger is focus of tribute show
Canton Repository
Goshay will narrate “A Tribute to Pete Seeger: Champion of Social Justice and Change,” at 7:30 p.m. June 13 at Temple Israel, with P.J. Wells performing a dozen of Seeger's songs. “I picked out a number of songs that were iconic,” said Wells. Along

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Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN … – The Independent



The Independent
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN
The Independent
'We must reform the European Court of Human Rights'. Professor Crépeau, a Canadian academic, said: "We have to remember the 1930s and how the rights of the Jews were restricted in Germany and then the rights of the whole German people. "I mean …
UK risks following Nazi example on human rights, UN expert claimsTelegraph.co.uk
UN likens Britain to NAZI Germany over threat to quit European convention on Daily Mail
Britain risks following in Nazi footsteps if it leaves European Convention on Mirror.co.uk
Eastbourne Herald -Conservative Home -PoliticsHome.com
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Art sale to benefit Arise for Social Justice – MassLive.com



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Art sale to benefit Arise for Social Justice
MassLive.com
This event will support the social change activism of Arise for Social Justice, a grassroots community organization founded in 1985 and based in Springfield that advocates for the homeless, demands justice in the legal system and fights for

How the Human Rights Act escaped the Tory axe – Telegraph.co.uk



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How the Human Rights Act escaped the Tory axe
Telegraph.co.uk
Dominic Grieve, the former Attorney General, has opposed plans to abolish the Human Rights Act. In the end, it was an alliance that spelled the end for the Prime Minister's hopes of rapidly delivering on his manifesto promise to restore “common sense
Hundreds of protesters take to the streets in support of the Human Rights ActITV News

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Stowe Center Presenting Social Justice Award To Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates – Hartford Courant



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Stowe Center Presenting Social Justice Award To Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates
Hartford Courant
The Fifth Annual Big Tent Jubilee, celebrating the awarding of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Prize for Writing to Advance Social Justice to Ta-Nehisi Coates, a journalist and blogger for The Atlantic magazine and its website, will take place Thursday, June

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Keir Starmer defends Human Rights Act in maiden Commons speech – The Guardian



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Keir Starmer defends Human Rights Act in maiden Commons speech
The Guardian
Starmer, who was elected as the Labour MP for Holborn and St Pancras on 7 May, told MPs: “The Human Rights Act has heralded a new approach for the protection of the most vulnerable in our society, including those in care homes, child victims of abuse …

Here’s What Social Justice Looks Like In A Post-Rioting Baltimore – The Hayride



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Here's What Social Justice Looks Like In A Post-Rioting Baltimore
The Hayride
In a post-rioting Baltimore, social justice means the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) has become lackadaisical with policing thanks to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and city Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby at the helm of city leadership. There's been an …

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Opinionator | Peter Singer: On Racism, Animal Rights and Human Rights – New York Times (blog)



New York Times (blog)
Opinionator | Peter Singer: On Racism, Animal Rights and Human Rights
New York Times (blog)
Typically, humans show speciesism when they give less weight to the interests of nonhuman animals than they give to the similar interests of human beings. Note the requirement that the interests in question be “similar.” It's not speciesism to say that

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Event for social justice groups planned for Visalia – Visalia Times-Delta



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Event for social justice groups planned for Visalia
Visalia Times-Delta
Hundreds of youths and adults are expected to gather Friday at Garden Street Plaza in downtown Visalia for the seventh annual Coming Out For Justice event. “It's more of a community resource event” with organizations working on social justice issues