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Young Women Leading the Fight for Social Justice Recognized by Berger-Marks Foundation – AFL-CIO (blog)



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Young Women Leading the Fight for Social Justice Recognized by Berger-Marks Foundation
AFL-CIO (blog)
Of the winners, the Berger-Marks Foundation said: "The winners of the Edna Award for Social Justice and the Kate Mullany Courageous Young Worker Awards have each stood up for justice and workers' rights in the face of enormous odds." The recipients …

A Dad’s Thoughts on Abortion as a Human Rights Issue – Daily Signal



Daily Signal
A Dad's Thoughts on Abortion as a Human Rights Issue
Daily Signal
Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., has co-sponsored the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, which would make permanent the Hyde Amendment in order to block federal funding for abortions. (Photo: iStock Photos) …

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HRW: Rise of Populist Politicians Threatens to Erode Human Rights Worldwide – Voice of America



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HRW: Rise of Populist Politicians Threatens to Erode Human Rights Worldwide
Voice of America
The head of Human Rights Watch, the New York based rights group, is warning the global rise of populism will likely erode human rights and democratic values globally. Executive director Kenneth Roth said Wednesday he believes populist leaders, who …
Other democracies must defend rights in Donald Trump's era: Human Rights WatchThe Indian Express
Rights advocate urges democracies to step up in Trump eraInquirer.net

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The 7 Most Egregious Acts Of ‘Social Justice’ In Obama’s Military – Daily Caller


The 7 Most Egregious Acts Of 'Social Justice' In Obama's Military
Daily Caller
Former President Barack Obama left a legacy of radical social change in the military, but aside from major shifts like allowing women in all combat roles and repealing the ban on open transgender service, many cases of rampant political correctness

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Theresa May urged to raise human rights concerns in talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan – The Independent



The Independent
Theresa May urged to raise human rights concerns in talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
The Independent
Theresa May has been urged to raise growing concerns over human rights in Turkey when she holds talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the country later this week. It comes as Downing Street revealed the Prime Minister will use her brief visit to …

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‘Social Justice’ and Free Speech – National Review


'Social Justice' and Free Speech
National Review
Friedrich Hayek famously noted how the word “social” as an adjective effectively means “not” — so that social science is not really science, and social climbing is not really climbing, and of course social justice is not really justice at all. That

Human rights now face their gravest threat – Trumpism – The Guardian


Human rights now face their gravest threat – Trumpism
The Guardian
Remember the 1990s? Anyone who cares about human rights must now recall the era with a knot in their stomach. Compared with what's happening today, that decade feels like a lost era of Enlightenment. Donald Trump's installation in the White House is …

Student Sues College Over ‘Social Justice’ Activism Mandate – Forbes


Student Sues College Over 'Social Justice' Activism Mandate
Forbes
“While RIC social work students could choose among a range of issues to lobby the Rhode Island General Assembly, the Social Work 531 syllabus explicitly required students to engage in 'policy advocacy' in order to 'achieve social justice. … It is

Human rights: From Obama to Trump – Aljazeera.com



Aljazeera.com
Human rights: From Obama to Trump
Aljazeera.com
For the global human rights community, there was anticipation that the new administration would work to restore the most egregious violations of US international legal obligations and hold to account the perpetrators of human rights violations. Despite

Athens’ first Social Justice Symposium attracts scores of people – Online Athens



Online Athens
Athens' first Social Justice Symposium attracts scores of people
Online Athens
A University of Georgia student-led workshop on social justice held Saturday in Athens attracted more than 100 people for discussions of issues ranging from criminal justice to affordable housing. “This has been mostly students, but it also involved

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