Climate change has much more to do with social justice than you might think. One connection is that global warming will hit the poor harder than the rich, so there is a social justice benefit to reducing carbon emissions. Climate action will also provide co-benefits such as reducing emissions of local air pollutants like particulate […]
More than 50 years ago, CBS correspondent Edward R. Murrow revealed to America the awful conditions suffered by migrant farm laborers in “Harvest of Shame,” an angry documentary that would become a classic. While conditions have improved for some of the families whose work provides our cornucopia of affordable food, there remains a special group […]
Between 1 and 3 million migrant farm workers leave their homes every year to plant, cultivate, harvest, and pack fruits, vegetables and nuts in the U.S. Although invisible to most people, the presence of migrant farm workers in many rural communities throughout the nation is undeniable, since hand labor is still necessary for the production […]
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” “Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival.” “An open heart is an open mind.” “Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying […]
A number of people across the world share what social justice means to them.
Young people talk about what social justice means to them.
New survey suggests reporters are losing their nerve. “A new survey from the Indiana University suggests things are fast changing in the news industry — and not for the better. The latest in 42 years worth of surveys of journalists, this one polled more than 1,000 reporters in the latter half of 2013. That timeframe […]
Chomsky appears to be an exile in his own country by virtue of his political interventions and his displays of fierce courage. Read Henry A. Giroux’s entire article on TruthOut. (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout)
Ahold: Worker-Centered Accountability Requires Penny Per Pound. READ this article about the UN Fair Food Program and how it is being applied in Florida for farmer workers in the tomato industry in order to hold growers and large corporations accountable for their abuses of human rights and worker rights.
How the cult of internet “openness” promotes misogyny, bullying and other iniquities. Social media harassment and “brogramming” culture have become synonymous with the Internet. It doesn’t have to be this way. READ MORE HERE