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Social Justice

Social justice means equal rights and equal opportunities for each member of society, and it especially pertains to those in greatest need. The concept serves as an equalizing lens through which we can evaluate, change, and reinvigorate all of our social systems and structures to serve everyone in a fair, balanced, and equitable way. Social justice applies to how land and water are distributed and used; to who has access to education, jobs, health care, political office, housing, and legal support; to how people are talked to and treated in social spaces; and much more.

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We Need to Talk about an Injustice | Bryan Stevenson

In an engaging and personal talk—with cameo appearances from his grandmother and Rosa Parks—human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some hard truths about America’s justice system, starting with a massive imbalance along racial lines: a third of the country’s black male population has bee...

Moving Beyond Words

Gloria Steinem is one of the country's most influential and innovative writers and activists. In Revolution From Within, Marilyn: Norma Jean, And Outrageous Acts And Everyday Rebellions, she created a dialogue with her readers that shapes the way we think about human possibilities.

Pope Francis Is Fearless

Op-Ed: His papacy has been a consistent rebuke to American culture-war Christianity in politics.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

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What Is Justice?: Crash Course Philosophy #40

In today’s episode, Hank asks you to consider all the ways people talk about justice and what we really mean when we use that word. We’ll explain various theories of justice, just distribution, and different approaches to punishment.

My Life on the Road

My Life on the Road is the moving, funny, and profound story of Gloria’s growth and also the growth of a revolutionary movement for equality—and the story of how surprising encounters on the road shaped both.

Satish Kumar—Peace Activist

Satish Kumar is a peace activist, former monk, author and Editor Emeritus at The Resurgence Trust.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

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Arundhati Roy “The Pandemic Is a Portal”

Arundhati Roy reads from her new essay “The Pandemic is a Portal,” from her forthcoming book Azadi: Freedom. Fascism. Fiction. releasing in September from Haymarket Books.

A People's History of the United States

Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, it is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of—and in the words of—America's women, factory workers, African-Americans, Native Americans, the working poor, and immigrant laborers.

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Racial Justice