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Social Injustice

Give Them Something to Eat

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 06.11.2015 | Impact
Jeremy Affeldt

Generation Alive stages Something to Eat events two to three times a month. They are so fulfilling. They give kids a chance to say, "We're going to help someone who needs to be helped." That's the greatest thing. These kids show completely selfless love.

J'aime Paris et l'Europe

Brent Budowsky | Posted 03.18.2015 | World
Brent Budowsky

As many around the world said to Americans in September 2001, we say to the men and women throughout Paris, France and Europe today: You are not alone. Our unity will ultimately triumph, and our cause will ultimately prevail.

Does Killing and Domination Make Us Smarter?

Mark Chasan | Posted 10.15.2014 | World
Mark Chasan

The domination, killing, destruction, increased work and effort of modern society are not the hallmarks of intelligence, but rather stupidity. How can we use the 10% of our mental capacity more intelligently and effectively? Here are a few ideas:

The Boss Screwed Me

Dr. Robert Lusson | Posted 10.07.2014 | Women
Dr. Robert Lusson

Gender bias against women is a well studied, and by now, well established fact of life. The higher levels of anxiety and depression for women resulting from those biases is a theme that continues to play out in therapy sessions across the nation.

Ex-Inmate's Court Fees Surged 1,000% While He Was In Prison. Now He Struggles To Buy Food

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.05.2014 | Impact

If you've ever wondered if the American legal system favors the wealthy, look no further than Ardell Shaw. When he was convicted of three drug cha...

Learning From Maya

Sue Shanahan | Posted 06.04.2014 | Black Voices
Sue Shanahan

Knowing of all the strikes that had been against her, assured me that that kind of love is available to everyone. If bidden and allowed, it will hold anyone's head high and move through them to fulfill their life's purpose.

Don't Miss the Chance to Impact Justice

Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren

In my experience as a lawyer in the public interest sector and as a judge working on behalf of persons with mental illness in the criminal justice system, I can attest that social reform and progress comes hard, if it comes at all.

Citizen Anthropologist Occupying Reno

American Anthropological Association | Posted 08.12.2012 | Impact
American Anthropological Association

Many view Occupy as a youth movement, with Occupy Wall Street as its epicenter, because of the financial meltdown; but its traditions are deep-rooted in human history, and Occupiers target social injustice worldwide.

Xolile 'X' Madinda, Hip-Hop Activist, Inspires Artists To Protest Social Injustice

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Grahamstown, South Africa, is about 550 miles east of Cape Town. But, in this mid-size city of about 125,000 people, lives a rapper who's inspired mus...

Martin Luther King and War: When Truth Kills

Janet Kinosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Kinosian

2010-04-05-MLK.jpg When Martin Luther King was gunned down on April 4, 1968 many believe those shots were a direct result of his famed Riverside Church speech "Beyond Vietnam" given exactly one year prior.