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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | What the World Needs Now Is

What the World Needs Now Is…

Respect, compromise, and motivation. We are going through an uneasy time, one of uprooting, change, and civil war. Nations are over-throwing their government, governments are over-throwing their nations, things are happening at a rapid pace and we have to keep up. Social justice, educational justice, economic, and environmental justice are all at risk, and it’s important to keep up our morals and ideals even in this time of constant hardship.…

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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 | A Lesson In Environmental Bravery From the Chinese Citizens

A Lesson In Environmental Bravery From the Chinese Citizens

The citizens of China rarely protest in the streets, they mostly take to writing angry articles or comments online in frustration. However, the recent environmental decline has brought the people out of their houses and off of their computers to tell the government how they really feel. The failings of environmental authorities have caused widespread damage throughout China, and the people are searching for an answer. China has long suffered…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Meteors; An Unexpected Lesson in Gratitude

Meteors; An Unexpected Lesson in Gratitude

The meteor that crashed into Russia was about 55 feet in diameter and weighed 10,000 tons. This extraordinary event has left us all guessing, astonished, and standing with our eyes to the sky. What’s even more shocking is the power this meteor brought with it. Data from a global network of sensors has reported that the meteor unleashed nearly 500 kilotons of energy, just to give you an idea of…

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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 | Ideas City 2013; Innovators Working Towards Environmental Justice

Ideas City 2013; Innovators Working Towards Environmental Justice

Ideas City, founded by the New Museum, is scheduled to take place May 1-4 2013 in downtown New York. This incredible festival combines innovators from all over the world who have pitched “greener” ideas for the future city. The theme of this year’s event is “Untapped Capital”, as Ideas City focuses on using natural resources that may be underutilized. As we all know, there has been a lot of talk…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | The Electric Car; why is it not happening?

The Electric Car; why is it not happening?

Our cars say a lot about who we are, especially since they are one of the biggest ways that we affect our environment on a daily basis. Since the revolution of the Prius, Americans have begun to change the way they look at their vehicles, and are going with the “greener” choice. However, these cars can be quite expensive. The most affordable electric car on the market right now is…

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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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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Saving the Environment from the Mayans

Saving the Environment from the Mayans

Today is December 20, 2012, and tomorrow thousands of people will be partying, grieving, or anxiously awaiting the end of the world. The ancient Mayan calendar is said to “stop” on 12/21, which has led many people to believe that the world will end on that day. People are completely giving up on saving the environment, and just going completely crazy on the end of the world. I checked it…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | When We Change The World Changes

When We Change The World Changes

Shortly after Obama’s first election victory, I saw a homeless guy with a tin cup and a sign that read: “I’m also looking for change.” Whether we’re looking for change or not, change is the only constant, and while all of us are subject to our own mortality this is a headline on a newspaper we are often inclined not to read. Many of us feel that our ability to…

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