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Poetry, passion and social justice: Activist poets to gather at UW, perform at Seattle Public Library Feb. 3 – UW Today


Poetry, passion and social justice: Activist poets to gather at UW, perform at Seattle Public Library Feb. 3
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The conference, called “Activist Poetics: Affect and Audience in the Digital Age,” sponsored by the UW Simpson Center and organized by three UW Bothell faculty members, will explore the importance of creativity in activism. It will be held in the

3 Human Rights You Don’t Have In Democratic Taiwan – Forbes



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3 Human Rights You Don't Have In Democratic Taiwan
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The Taiwan government issued a statement this month commending its human rights record. It notes a recent human rights conference in Taipei and says protection of rights in the democracy of 23 million people has “reached new heights.” A government …

Steve Griggs Ensemble: Jazz And Social Justice – Jazz24



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Steve Griggs Ensemble: Jazz And Social Justice
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Inspired by Seattle's places and historical events, the Steve Griggs Ensemble plays music with a message. Griggs, a saxophonist, composer and writer addresses social injustice with music and words, telling the story of the International District's

Possible Trump Action Specifically Targeting LGBTQ People – Human Rights Campaign (blog)



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Possible Trump Action Specifically Targeting LGBTQ People
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
Mike Pence should know that better than anyone given his track record in Indiana," said JoDee Winterhof, the Human Rights Campaign's Senior Vice President for Policy and Political Affairs. “The Human Rights Campaign will stand with those who have …

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Springfield social justice organization holds annual meeting | WWLP … – wwlp.com



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Springfield social justice organization holds annual meeting | WWLP …
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Economic, criminal and environmental justice are among the topics focused on.

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Human right report accuses Kurdish forces of child torture in Iraq – USA TODAY



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Human right report accuses Kurdish forces of child torture in Iraq
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IRBIL, Iraq — Children have been tortured after being detained by Kurdish security forces here on suspicion of collaborating with the Islamic State, a Human Rights Watch report charged Sunday. The human rights group said it spoke to 19 of 183 boys
KRG: Children Allege Torture by Security ForcesHuman Rights Watch
Children held in Iraq over suspected Isis links 'say they were tortured'The Guardian

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Springfield social justice organization holds annual meeting – wwlp.com



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Springfield social justice organization holds annual meeting
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Western Massachusetts members of the community activist group “Arise for Social Justice” gathered in Springfield today. Arise for Social Justice is a grassroots low income rights organization. Michaelann Bewsee, the …

In Turkey visit, Britain’s May pushes trade, mentions human rights – Reuters



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In Turkey visit, Britain's May pushes trade, mentions human rights
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Speaking to reporters at the presidential palace in Ankara alongside President Tayyip Erdogan, May called Turkey one of Britain's oldest friends and touched on human rights, a sore point for Erdogan, who accuses the West of not showing enough
Theresa May: Turkey must uphold human rights obligationsThe Guardian
In Turkey visit, May pushes trade, mentions human rightsReuters UK
In Turkey visit, Britain's May pushes trade, highlights human rights | ReutersFirstpost
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Some things are beyond politics: Race, social justice, and school reform – American Enterprise Institute



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Some things are beyond politics: Race, social justice, and school reform
American Enterprise Institute
At Wednesday's “Race, Social Justice, and School Reform” event, there was no shortage of soundbites worth repeating and re-tweeting. A collaboration by AEI, NewSchools Venture Fund, and Education Next, the event aimed to promote reasoned, civil …

South Dakota Governor Pledges to Veto Anti-Transgender Bill – Human Rights Watch



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South Dakota Governor Pledges to Veto Anti-Transgender Bill
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As Human Rights Watch has recently documented, restrictions on bathroom and locker room access jeopardize transgender students' safety, health, privacy, and access to education. In the process, they stigmatize transgender youth instead of addressing

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