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These states want legal marijuana to foster social justice – GazetteNET


These states want legal marijuana to foster social justice  GazetteNET

NEW YORK — Questions about marijuana and social justice have played a prominent role this year in several U.S. states’ debates about pot legalization.

Adrienne Maree Brown on Why Joy Is a Form of Resistance – Bon Appetit


Adrienne Maree Brown on Why Joy Is a Form of Resistance  Bon Appetit

In Person of Interest, we talk to the people catching our eye right now about what they’re doing, eating, reading, and loving. Next up is adrienne maree brown, …

Jeremy Hunt appoints roving Human Rights Ambassador to champion human rights across the globe – GOV.UK


  1. Jeremy Hunt appoints roving Human Rights Ambassador to champion human rights across the globe  GOV.UK
  2. UK appoints first international human rights ambassador  Reuters
  3. UK to appoint first human rights ambassador  The Guardian
  4. UK: Rita French appointed human rights ambassador  Irish Legal News
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A look at efforts to make legal pot foster social justice – ABC News


A look at efforts to make legal pot foster social justice  ABC News

Questions about marijuana and social justice have played a prominent role this year in several U.S. states’ debates about pot legalization. But other states and …

Syria: Monthly Human Rights Digest – May 2019 – Syrian Arab Republic – ReliefWeb


Syria: Monthly Human Rights Digest – May 2019 – Syrian Arab Republic  ReliefWeb

This Digest on Syria is prepared by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). It is intended to provide an overview of the …

South Africa’s Racist Founding Father Was Also a Human Rights Pioneer – The New York Times


South Africa’s Racist Founding Father Was Also a Human Rights Pioneer  The New York Times

The ranks of diplomats gathered in Paris during the spring of 1919 included a most unusual member of the British imperial delegation: a youthful South African …

Social justice warriors are just getting started – Washington Examiner


Social justice warriors are just getting started  Washington Examiner

Censorious leftists have power, even if they don’t have numbers.

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters – Washington Post


UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters  Washington Post

CAIRO — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on …

MUSE choir continues to advocate social justice through song – Cincinnati Business Courier


MUSE choir continues to advocate social justice through song  Cincinnati Business Courier

Song has long been an effective medium to communicate challenging ideas. Think folk artist Bob Dylan, rock-and-rollers such as U2, and hip-hop artists such as …

Human rights bill on ANWR ignores humans and their rights | TheHill – The Hill


Human rights bill on ANWR ignores humans and their rights | TheHill  The Hill

On May 1, the House Natural Resources Committee approved H.R. 1146 repealing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) oil and gas program.