Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tag: social justice

Our ladies of perpetual activism: Nuns for social justice

These sisters believe that their faith calls them to create a more just world.

Will the new crimes against humanity treaty protect women and LGBTI...

It’s time for the international community to take a stand. A new treaty could affect people’s rights for generations to come.

The Social Consequences of Injustice

“A society cannot long exist without truth which is the bedrock of justice, it cannot long live a lie.”

VIDEO: Justice Dept. Seeks Overhaul of Ferguson Police over Systemic Racial...

A comprehensive report found a systemic discrimination against African-American residents in Ferguson, Missouri. Now the Justice Department is calling for a major overhaul of the city's criminal justice system and Attorney General Eric Holder is demanding compliance.

In the New Gilded Age, Social Protest Dominates Academy Awards Ceremony

Oscar winners at the 87th Academy Awards took advantage of their stage time by making statements on behalf of minorities and the discriminated-against. It's being hailed the most politically progressive Oscars ever.

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Bureau of Land Mg’t gives Big Oil permits to drill Chaco Canyon, ignores courts

This ancestral Indigenous land is now a checkerboard of state, federal, private, and Indigenous land.

Supreme Court rules against government transparency in contracts with private businesses

Reversing decades of precedent, highest court allows private corporations to block release of government information.

‘Plasticrust’: A new form of pollution is forming on this Portuguese island

This type of pollution incorporates itself right into the rocky shoreline of the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Let House scrutiny re-brand Trump: Worst of the worst of crony capitalism

If Trump is not made stand-in for heartless Robber Barons, progressives will have squandered our greatest opportunity to name this era: Trump’s Age of Corruption.

Progressive legislation would tax Wall Street to pay for free college and eliminate student...

"We bailed out Wall Street in 2008. It's time to tax Wall Street's greed to help the American people."