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Too Real: My dystopian YA novel is actually happening

Daniel Sweren-Becker | Posted 12.11.2016 | Home
Daniel Sweren-Becker

Every morning since the election, I have woken up, checked the news and experienced a surreal feeling: scenes from my book, The Ones, are being report...

Death row attorney Bryan Stevenson on 4 ways to fight against injustice

Keosha Varela | Posted 09.27.2016 | Home
Keosha Varela

(Photo Credit: Daniel Bayer/The Aspen Institute) What happens when you gather 350 thought leaders from across the globe and ask them to solve some of...

Public Service Announcement: For The Families Of Those Killed While Black

Nancy Arroyo Ruffin | Posted 09.26.2016 | Latino Voices
Nancy Arroyo Ruffin

In the event of an error our officers will be put on compensated leave pending a "full investigation". If you feel you've been treated unfairly, you can request a hearing. But understand that it is not our duty to listen to you. Proceed to the end of the line you will be seen in the order that we decide.

How Grudges Hurt Your Health

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.19.2016 | Home
Greater Good Science Center

By Joanna McParland We all experience the ups and downs of life sometimes. We might be treated badly by others or miss out on something we think we d...

Can We Vote To End Hunger?

Bill Ayres | Posted 09.08.2016 | Home
Bill Ayres

How can the richest country in the history of the world that has an abundance of food have so many hungry people? Who are they? How can we change this grave injustice?

An Open Letter to God

ICJS | Posted 08.29.2016 | Home
ICJS

The following is a guest post by Tracie Guy-Decker, Associate Director at the Jewish Museum of Maryland. A Baltimore native who returned home (again) ...

Imagining Justice in Baltimore: An Interreligious American Experiment

ICJS | Posted 08.29.2016 | Home
ICJS

The following post was written by Heather Miller Rubens. Rubens is the Executive Director and Roman Catholic Scholar at the Institute for Islamic, Chr...

Activism and Art: Voicing Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa’s Hunger Strike Through #Art4Justice

Damanvir Kaur | Posted 08.10.2016 | Home
Damanvir Kaur

At times it can be difficult to express one’s feelings when there’s overwhelming instances of injustice. Helplessness can often lead to submission...

It's Time To Send Cheating Prosecutors To Jail

Jerry Bowles | Posted 08.04.2016 | Home
Jerry Bowles

Prosecutors have been literally getting away with murder for years and it is past time for the free ride to end.

Chevron's Ted Boutrous Thoroughly Embarrassed Himself Last Week

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 07.12.2016 | Home
Paul Paz y Miño

Ted Boutrous embarrassed himself in Huffington Post this week in an apparent attempt to "up the crazy" as the trial to seize Chevron's assets in Canad...

Poem Dedicated To Victims Of Police Brutality

Hawa Fuseini | Posted 07.10.2016 | Home
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Hawa Fuseini

Wrote this poem this morning dedicated to victims of police brutality. When will we receive Justice? When we do more than writing Facebook statuses...

Why #BlackLivesMatter Should Matter To You

Percell Dugger | Posted 07.08.2016 | Home
Percell Dugger

When you say "All Lives Matter", especially to a black person, you're essentially saying the history and narrative of black people in this country, does not matter to you. You're saying that our feelings, with regards to the mistreatment and injustices against black people don't matter.

The Battles of Muhammad Ali

Mike Smith | Posted 06.08.2016 | Home
Mike Smith

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A Life Sentence for a Former Air Force Academy Cadet Who Helped Expose Sexual Assaults at the Academy? We Can't Let that Happen!

Daisy M. Jenkins, Esq. | Posted 06.07.2016 | Home
Daisy M. Jenkins, Esq.

The Office of Special Investigations (OSI) approached former Air Force Academy Cadet Eric Thomas in November 2010 to assist with the investigation of ...

Why I Don't Trust Psychologists, Thanks to Idaho State University

Jocelyn Eikenburg | Posted 05.24.2016 | Home
Jocelyn Eikenburg

(Photo by Paula Silva via Flickr.com, licensed under a Creative Commons License) "Maybe you could talk to a counselor about that." That's what a go...

Open Letter to Sec of Defense Ash Carter: Please Stop G-RAP Injustice

Darron T. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 04.25.2016 | Home
Darron T. Smith, Ph.D.

The lead generation program was instituted in 2005 to quickly fill the ranks during a time of multiple overseas combat obligations. And it was successful in bringing the National Guard back to its end strength.

The Ones We Leave In Egypt

Avraham Bronstein | Posted 04.20.2016 | Home
Avraham Bronstein

There are two rabbinic assessments of the state of the Israelites at the time of the Exodus.

The Crazy Sh*t I Did To Catcallers

Elizabeth Tsung | Posted 10.12.2016 | Home
Elizabeth Tsung

Street harassment may seem unassuming, but It can escalate towards rape and murder if a perpetrator feels threatened or humiliated by their victim. Sometimes their victims haven't even done anything to trigger them, yet they still act out in unsettling ways.

South African Suburbia: The Neighbours They All Pretend Don't Live There

Ottilia Anna Maunganidze | Posted 03.01.2016 | Home
Ottilia Anna Maunganidze

It started in early January this year (not really, more like in 1652 or thereabouts). The one neighbour who acknowledges my presence and existence a...

Harper Lee's Passing: A Legend Dies, But Not Sa Raison d'Etre - Part 1

Quenby Wilcox | Posted 02.22.2017 | Home
Quenby Wilcox

It is with great sadness that I heard of Harper Lee's passing. The world has lost a great woman, writer, and voice.

The Local/International Divide: Reflection of a Deeper Problem in Humanitarian Aid?

Mark Canavera | Posted 02.17.2017 | Home
Mark Canavera

In the world of international humanitarian and development aid, most agencies employ dual salary scales -- one for internationally recruited staff and another, typically much lower, for staff who are recruited from the "local" labor market.

Innocent Man in Prison for 45 Years

Seth Ferranti | Posted 02.11.2017 | Home
Seth Ferranti

Cleve Heidelberg has been in prison for 45 years. Convicted of killing a police officer in the early morning hours of May 26, 1970 in Peoria, Illinois...

To My White Friends: On MLK Day and Racial Injustice

Rachel Garlinghouse | Posted 01.21.2017 | Home
Rachel Garlinghouse

The peace quotes some of my white friends like to promote is a half-hearted attempt to make themselves feel better about being white in a racially tense America. It's a means of sugar-coating a not-so-sweet reality. It's a way of looking at racial tensions through rose-colored, or should I say white-colored, glasses.

Does This Sound Un-American to You?

Jackie DeHon, Ph.D. | Posted 01.19.2017 | Home
Jackie DeHon, Ph.D.

I was born and raised in Texas, so I feel I have a right to complain about a rotten thing that is happening here. Texas used to be the best place in...

Making an Accomplice: Why "Making a Murderer's" Brendan Dassey Deserves a Re-Trial--Even if His Uncle Doesn't

Michael Shammas | Posted 01.07.2017 | Home
Michael Shammas

Like his uncle, Brendan may be guilty. Unlike his uncle, his conviction rests entirely on the coerced confession of a frightened, mentally-challenged boy badgered by grown men wielding badges and guns and uniforms and loud, firm voices.