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MTV News Social Justice Forecast For December 30–January 7 – MTV.com



MTV.com
MTV News Social Justice Forecast For December 30–January 7
MTV.com
As we step into 2017, most of us are thinking about what the coming year will bring. While we keep goals of freedom, equality, and justice in our sights, there are others who are ready to roll back what progress we have made. Fortunately, there are

Amid China’s Crackdown On Human Rights Lawyers, One Woman Fights On For The Future – NPR


Amid China's Crackdown On Human Rights Lawyers, One Woman Fights On For The Future
NPR
Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday · Frank Langfitt · Twitter Facebook Instagram. The year 2016 ends in China amid an unprecedented crackdown on human rights attorneys. But the Communist Party's intimidation tactics sometimes have the opposite effect.

5 Videos Pre-’Formation’ That Big Up the Black Social-Justice Movement – The Root (blog)



The Root (blog)
5 Videos Pre-'Formation' That Big Up the Black Social-Justice Movement
The Root (blog)
When an A-list black celebrity—I'm talking upper-echelon A-list—does or says something pertaining to race specifically advocating for the black social-justice movement, it dominates news headlines, because there's the idea that once you've

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Are we heading towards a ‘post human rights world’? – BBC News – BBC News


Are we heading towards a 'post human rights world'? – BBC News
BBC News
With an increasing number of states seemingly reluctant to honour human rights treaties, is there a future for this type of international agreement? "We stand …

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Milo Yiannopoulos jabs Twitter, ‘social justice warriors’ after signing $250K book deal: ‘Be scared’ – Washington Times



Washington Times
Milo Yiannopoulos jabs Twitter, 'social justice warriors' after signing $250K book deal: 'Be scared'
Washington Times
Breitbart News provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos wants to thank Twitter and “social justice warriors” for a Simon & Schuster deal he signed for $250,000. The face of the so-called “alt-right” movement told The Hollywood Reporter Thursday that a recent
Milo Yiannopoulos Strikes $250K Book Deal (Exclusive)Hollywood Reporter
The Troll Who Helped Torment Leslie Jones Off Twitter Just Landed a Book DealVanity Fair
Alt-right figure lands $250K book dealThe Hill (blog)
Breitbart News -The Week Magazine
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Theresa May cannot pick and choose her battles on human rights – The Independent



The Independent
Theresa May cannot pick and choose her battles on human rights
The Independent
During the Conservative leadership contest – cut short by Andrea Leadsom's withdrawal, which propelled Ms May straight to No 10 – she dropped her plan to take Britain out of the European Convention on Human Rights and its court, admitting that there

Donald Trump’s human rights agenda – Washington Times



Washington Times
Donald Trump's human rights agenda
Washington Times
President-elect Donald Trump is known for his blunt approach. And on human rights, we are well past due for some hard truths. From Taiwan to Cuba, Mr. Trump has made certain that the status quo must change — and this starts with a strong secretary of …

Ingredients for social justice in Oakland culinary industry – San Francisco Chronicle



San Francisco Chronicle
Ingredients for social justice in Oakland culinary industry
San Francisco Chronicle
There are almost too many food-justice programs to name. They include urban farming nonprofits such as Acta Non Verba, Phat Beets and City Slicker Farms, as well as social enterprises like Youth UpRising's Corners Cafe and a startup called Town Kitchen

Christmas time in China sees human rights activists put on trial – The Guardian


Christmas time in China sees human rights activists put on trial
The Guardian
“When the most prominent human rights activists are put on trial during the Christmas period, that's definitely deliberate,” said William Nee, a China researcher at Amnesty International. “The government doesn't want international attention and they

European Social Justice Innocents March to Syria to End the Conflict – Heat Street



Heat Street
European Social Justice Innocents March to Syria to End the Conflict
Heat Street
European social justice activists have come up with a “perfect” way to stop a 5-year-long international conflict: a months-long march from Germany to the war-ridden Syrian town of Aleppo to protest and demand a ceasefire. What could go wrong? Several …

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