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'The leftists need Self-Corrective Measures'

Abdul Matin, a PhD Scholar of JNU, on the Left, identities, and arguing for ‘democratisation’ of democracy …

Politics

Lessons in Authority & Healing

I started my weekend on Friday afternoon. My family decided to go to the movies. We decided that we were going to see X-Men: Apocalypse  (No fear, I promise you that, since the movie just opened, there will be no spoilers in this sermon.) As we drove to the theater, I noticed that many of my neighbors had put up flags in honor of Memorial Day. 1,327 more words

Social Justice Book Club: Just Mercy

Five weeks. That’s how long I’ve been reading this book. This is definitely the most powerful book I’ve read in 2016 so far, and I doubt anything else is going to come along in the next 7 months to topple that.  1,019 more words

Books

Just Mercy

“Each of us is more than the worst thing we have ever done.”

–Bryan Stevenson, Just Mercy

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson compels me. I am compelled to read it every chance I get.  

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Social justice: more voices, more actors are needed

Everyone has a path. I do not expect everyone I know or everyone that reads this blog to tackle social justice in a head-on approach, the way I sometimes do. 563 more words

The thing I love today: Justice / Coisa que amo hoje: Justiça

The gang-rape case in Rio de Janeiro and the Pakistani parliament

The planet earth was fortunate enough to have hosted important spiritual leaders throughout its long journey of around 4,5 billion years. 1,474 more words

Behavior

Another Europe Is Possible: radical cross-party campaign for EU referendum ‘in’ vote

“We have come together as activists and campaigners to build a Europe of democracy, human rights, and social justice. We don’t believe a British exit from the EU offers a path towards the social, citizen-led Europe we so urgently need. 133 more words

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