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Harvard’s Social-Justice Paradox – The Atlantic



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Harvard's Social-Justice Paradox
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Updated on October 25 at 4 p.m. ET. Harvard University and more than 700 of the school's dining workers have come to a “tentative agreement” over wages and health benefits after a weeks-long strike, the union representing those workers said Tuesday.
Harvard and Dining Workers Reach 'Tentative Agreement'Harvard Crimson

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Well-Known Author, Activist Sparks Discussion Of Social Justice In Northern Illinois Community – WNIJ and WNIU


Well-Known Author, Activist Sparks Discussion Of Social Justice In Northern Illinois Community
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Bryan Stevenson is the author of Just Mercy, a required reading for many freshman at NIU as part of the university's Common Reading Experience. The book tackles social injustices related to race and poverty, mass incarceration and the death penalty.

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UN expert: Junk food is a human rights concern – Fox News


UN expert: Junk food is a human rights concern
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UNITED NATIONS – A U.N. expert says junk food is a human rights concern. Hilal Elver, the U.N.'s special representative on the right to food, said Tuesday the rise of industrial food production combined with trade liberalization has allowed large

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Margaret Beale Spencer: Looking at Social Justice Issues Through a Scientific Lens – The Heights



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Margaret Beale Spencer: Looking at Social Justice Issues Through a Scientific Lens
The Heights
“Because BC is a school that is run with a social justice purpose, students are being trained to think about these issues in a way that is respectful,” she said. “It's not the way most schools are because generally, it is mostly about 'me' as opposed

The NBA’s Plan to Go Beyond the Anthem – Bleacher Report



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The NBA's Plan to Go Beyond the Anthem
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Colin Kaepernick has captivated a nation. But in a B/R Mag exclusive, NBA stars reveal their own plans for social-justice action—not protest. By Howard Beck …

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AI program able to predict human rights trials with 79 percent accuracy – The Verge



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AI program able to predict human rights trials with 79 percent accuracy
The Verge
Computer scientists have created an AI program capable of predicting the outcome of human rights trials. The program was trained on data from nearly 600 cases brought before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), and was able to predict the court's …
Not robocop, but robojudge? AI learns to rule in human rights casesPCWorld
AI predicts outcomes of human rights trialsPhys.Org
AI judge created by British scientists can predict human rights rulingsArs Technica
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Racial and Social Justice: The Intersection Between Professional Athletes and the Labor Movement – AFL-CIO (blog)



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Racial and Social Justice: The Intersection Between Professional Athletes and the Labor Movement
AFL-CIO (blog)
I am so thrilled to bring this conversation about sports and social justice to the AFL-CIO headquarters because unions, particularly unions that believe in the idea of social justice unionism, need to reach out to these athletes, sports unions and even

Human rights ′not a zero-sum game,′ says award-winning … – Deutsche Welle



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Human rights ′not a zero-sum game,′ says award-winning …
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Carolin Emcke received the German Book Trade's peace prize for this year. In her acceptance speech, Emcke openly addressed the debate around personal …

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Social justice artists demand ‘Muslim refugee for president’ – WND.com



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Social justice artists demand 'Muslim refugee for president'
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(Campus Reform) The George Washington University art school recently co-hosted a three-day gathering to discuss how art can influence “social justice,” culminating with pleas for a “Muslim refugee” to serve as president. “Creative Time Summit: Occupy

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How Amnesty International Is Turning Supporters Into ‘Decoders’ To Track Human Rights Violations – Forbes



Forbes
How Amnesty International Is Turning Supporters Into 'Decoders' To Track Human Rights Violations
Forbes
There's almost no journalist, no human rights investigator left to document what's happening in Sudan's Darfur region. Restrictions imposed by the government have made access to the area impossible. Activists struggle to provide evidence of the bombing …

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