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Chet Jechura
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Chet Jechura has a master's degree in ethics from Boston College and bachelor's degrees in political science and philosophy from Loyola University Chicago. His current work is focused in the areas of global justice, diversity and inclusion, and sustainability. He is also the creator of the emerging social justice blog, Some Just Words.

Entries by Chet Jechura

The Miracle of Marathon Monday

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 5:18 PM

A year has passed since the tragic bombings on Boylston Street and I am still in disbelief that it ever even happened. Evil maimed bodies, shed blood, and ended lives in a place so public and so innocent on a day so sacred and so meaningful. If you walk down...

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50 Years After 'I Have a Dream': Have We Yet Listened?

(0) Comments | Posted August 28, 2013 | 7:45 AM

Martin Luther King, Jr. was undoubtedly the greatest preacher, social leader, and prophet of the twentieth century. His flaws were what made him fully human. His audacious vision and bold tenacity were what set him apart. As we celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of a speech which forever changed the world,...

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The Myth of Funemployment

(55) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 1:27 PM

It's a tragic reality for nearly 8 percent of all Americans. What used to be an expectation for bright, hard working, driven, talented young adults is now a far-fetched hope. Employment is a right, not a gift. And so many people who are reading this post are the...

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The New Normal: Reforming Sexual Ethics for Global Justice

(3) Comments | Posted February 18, 2013 | 3:42 PM

For several decades, sexual ethics has been the subject of critical scrutiny and careful revision within the academy, seminary, pulpit, pew and bedroom. And for a very good reason. With the rise of women's liberation and the slow, but steady momentum gained by the bold and brave activists of the...

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