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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Power, Women and Gray Twilight

Power, Women and Gray Twilight

In October 2012 Alec Ross gave the following TEDx talk on his 1,298 Days Working Under Hillary Clinton. This talk is relevant for economic, educational, environmental and social justice. Listen, enjoy, and take action. TEDx description: Alec Ross is Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a role created for him that blends technology with diplomacy. As Secretary Clinton’s “tech guru,” Ross has lead the State Department’s…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Nothing is Permanent

Nothing is Permanent

The world is constantly evolving. Bit of a cliché statement at this point, but true nonetheless. People have shifted, their priorities have changed, and their morals have altered. In the America we live in today, the most value is seemingly placed on things that are not, in fact, valuable at all. We are ruled by the media; reality TV shows, fashion, wealth. While those can all be fine interests, they…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Obama's Address to the Syrian People; Aid and Justice

Obama’s Address to the Syrian People; Aid and Justice

A few days ago, President Obama addressed the people of Syria in a short video promising millions of dollars in aid from The United States. He spoke of hope for a new Syria, democracy, and justice for the people. The President also touched on the fall of Assad, and described the opposition taking over the government and providing Syrians a chance to make their own future. Controversy is high around…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Opinion: What is Justice?

Opinion: What is Justice?

I will start out by saying that I absolutely love every aspect of what I do for a living. My daily life pretty much consists of peeking into the realities of different areas in the world, understanding those realities, and documenting them. It is the ultimate set up for a mind like mine, which constantly thrives on knowing more. However, the more I know, the more I realize that I…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Hungry: An Economic Injustice Leaving the World with Empty Stomachs

Hungry: An Economic Injustice Leaving the World with Empty Stomachs

One in eight people in the world go hungry every day.  That is 868 million people, more than the population of the United States, Canada and Europe combined. It’s not just poor families in Africa who starve, it’s citizens of the United States, France, China, the hunger is everywhere. We try to combat it and do our best to deliver canned foods to homeless organizations and volunteer at soup kitchens,…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | President Barack Obama Addresses the Nation on Debt Limit and Gun Control

President Barack Obama Addresses the Nation on Debt Limit and Gun Control

Today President Barack Obama held a press conference to answer critical questions about the debt ceiling and gun control. Many questions have been raised about these two particular topics, and it seems that Obama did his best to answer them.  President Obama started out by warning Republicans against refusing to raise the debt ceiling. He called this action “irresponsible” and “absurd”, worried that doing so would set America back into…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | The Fiscal Deal Affecting Economic Justice

The Fiscal Deal Affecting Economic Justice

Some very important decisions had to be made a week ago by lawmakers as America tiptoed its way towards (and off) the fiscal cliff. The final deal reached by President Obama and congressional Republicans was supposed to keep the middle class steady, raising marginal income tax rates for individuals making more than $400,000 a year. However, what is most revealing about the deal is the tax raise on 77% of…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Starbucks for Economic Justice

Starbucks for Economic Justice

As we all know, President Obama and the GOP are getting ready to make a decision that will predict the future of America’s finances. Americans have been pushing for a deal to go through, and lawmakers have been dragging their feet. In response to our government’s procrastination, Starbucks’ CEO Howard Schultz started a campaign in Washington DC urging Starbucks employees to write the phrase “Come Together” on all cups in…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | When You Are In A Hurry Go Slowly

When You Are In A Hurry Go Slowly

In the history of the world, this has got to be breaking news. Scientists now report that obesity is more of a global health issue than hunger. Unfortunately, those who are going to bed hungry night after night on this planet won’t find anything in this announcement to calm their hunger…or the hunger of their children. However, for the rest of us in the land of bulging belts, this does…

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