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Moral Courage

Spike is Right! Housing Discrimination is NYC's Hidden Disgrace (Pt 2)

Antonia Marrero | Posted 05.05.2014 | New York
Antonia Marrero

With undercover agents, Fair Housing Justice Center has exposed an epidemic of housing discrimination on the basis of skin color, disability, source of income and LGBTQ identity in every NYC neighborhood.

Faces of Moral Courage

Antonia Marrero | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Antonia Marrero

Moral courage is speaking truth to power within your own community -- for the sake of the greater good.

Time to 'Bell the Cat' -- Seeking Moral Courage in 2012

Jonathan Gandomi | Posted 02.28.2012 | Religion
Jonathan Gandomi

"Each time a person stands up for an idea, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, (s)he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance." - Robert Kennedy

Seeking Statesmen

Terry Newell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terry Newell

It's the bane of public servants that Americans want statesmen and stateswomen -- people with the courage to do the right thing for the country despite the personal consequences -- but punish them for doing just that.

Waiting for Jeremiah

Terry Newell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terry Newell

Tea Partiers may have neither the wisdom nor self-restraint to right the moral ship of state. But when reason and patience fail, the call for a Jeremiah to administer the call for repentance grows.

Change? Whatever. Relativism and the Moral Cowardice of Democratic Politicians

Stephen Ducat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Ducat

We can understand the mind set underlying the timidity and fecklessness of Democratic politicians by shining a light on their implicit, largely unconscious but powerfully disabling world view.

Speaking Truth To Power: Where Are The Brave Leaders?

W. Hunter Roberts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
W. Hunter Roberts

Moral courage often costs us the approval of those we think we need. Ego cannot fake or replace it; it comes from a deeper place. I dare say moral courage comes from love.