Blog Posts - Social Justice



Greenbelt and me and that book of mine

Today is the official start of a festival known very much to a those of a certain Christian ilk. It’s been running over 40 years around various parts of England, sometimes in the grounds of stately homes, sometimes on a … Continue reading...
by Elspeth R on Aug 26, 2016

Police Officers Who Enjoy Bullying Others

Four young men who graduated from my high school a couple years before me became police officers, employed by the small town in which we all grew up. It would surprise no one living in that town at the time that all four were Christian. What was a bi...
by Atheist Revolution on Jul 8, 2016

Murica in 2016

Today is 'Murica Day, and if you aren't celebrating it, you can "giiiit out" (if you are not a South Park fan, the clip at the bottom of the post provides the context for that reference). I wasn't planning on writing anything new today. I'm still not...
by Atheist Revolution on Jul 4, 2016

Prophetic Shaman

Don’t complain. So I’m told. Work with the system (i.e., the privileged), do your part, and most of all, don’t complain. What would Jeremiah do? Or any of the prophets? It seems to me that prophets had the job of … Continue reading →...

5 Reasons why Rachel Maddow’s lesbianism is NO reason for Christians to reject her show

… Since Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart left their politically-oriented shows on Comedy Central, the only cable news/punditry show I watch on a daily basis is “The Rachel Maddow Show” on MSNBC. When I mention this to conservatives, especial...
by Politically Moderate Christian on Jun 10, 2016

Being Humanity

What do you want to be when you grow up? The question kept recurring as I read The Kindness of Strangers. The name Kate Adie may be more familiar to readers from the UK than to those from the US. … Continue reading →...

Social Welfare Dept Maharashtra Recruitment 2016, Online Form

Recruitment of Social Welfare Department Maharashtra will come soon on the official website, department is preparing for that, and try to give you recruitment as soon as possible. Recruitment is on the way and this recruitment will come on our websit...
by resultmarks on May 11, 2016

Rainbow Nation

By now I suppose it’s old news that North Carolina has joined the wall of ignominy as the latest state to try to discriminate against gays. It seems our aging leadership just doesn’t get it that a large majority of … Continue reading →...

One Dress, One Year. A Book Review.

One Dress. One Year.One Girl’s Stand Against Human Trafficking.By: Bethany Winz with Susanna Foth AughtmonThis book fully intrigued be right from the title- to the subtitle- to the fact that the girl who was wearing this dress was a 16 year old wit...
by LostBumblebee on Mar 31, 2016

The brats prevail as the GOP becomes the POB

They’re so soaked in shamelessness they don’t even see it: Senate “leaders” are folding their arms like pouting six-year-olds and refusing to unwrap President Obama’s gift. By all accounts, Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland would be the...
by The Alternative Mainstream on Mar 21, 2016

Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Rajasthan Scholarship Notification 2016

Government of Rajasthan has recently release a new notification for Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarship form on the official website. Interested candidates please check the information and also apply for the Scholarship Scheme. Candidates can check the o...
by resultmarks on Mar 21, 2016

Wealth, greatness, and Donald Trump

Yesterday I read what is probably the most extraordinary thing I’ve ever heard from the mouth of someone running for office. No prizes for guessing who was speaking. Yes, of course it’s Donald Trump. “My whole life has been money. I wan...
by Make Wealth History on Mar 2, 2016

The citizens’ income: Means to an end

Interest in the citizens income (or basic income) seems to be cyclical. It’s been discussed a few times in the past, got quite a long way in some instances, and then disappeared again. A few years ago there was very little about it on the inter...
by Make Wealth History on Feb 24, 2016

Chilling Thoughts

I don’t think much about glaciers. At least I didn’t. Now they keep me awake at night. Literally. I just finished Jorge Daniel Taillant’s Glaciers: The Politics of Ice. Never have these ice sheets ever seemed to have so much … Continue re...

Water, Water, Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink

I had a Facebook conversation with a dear one the other day about the horrific situation that is continuing to unfold in Flint Michigan. A bit of background is necessary. The water in the city is poisoned with lead, and while this information came to...
by dawnponders on Jan 18, 2016

Right Time for Integrity and Justice!

It's been a long time since I've written here. That doesn't mean I've stopped working to "be the change," for environmental and social justice. Right Time for Integrity and Justice! is a post from: Almost All The Truth...
by Almost All The Truth on Jan 18, 2016

Poverty and Life Chances: Camerons Third Way?

"....There are 4 vital, social insights that I believe must anchor our plan for extending life chances. First, when neuroscience shows us the pivotal importance of the first few years of life in determining the adults we become, we must think m...
by Opinionated Vicar on Jan 11, 2016

Girl, Rising

It is perhaps unusual to stop and think about who you are. From the moment consciousness kicks in, our lives are a non-stop progression of stimuli and response and taking the time to stop and think what someone else must … Continue reading U...

Books of 2015

It’s the end of 2015 and looking at my records on Goodreads it looks like I read 100 books this year. That tends to be my goal mark, but after twelve months of reading I like to think back over … Continue reading →...

Intersectionality: Privileges and Oppressions

No matter who you are, you have experienced some sort of privilege or oppression, unless you belong to one of two extreme minority groups (most privileged, most oppressed). But before we hop straight in to the nitty gritty of this subject, I think it...
by Queering Through Life on Dec 27, 2015


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