Category Archives: justice

The Values We Treasure

We forget sometimes that the values we treasure – equality, fairness, justice, dignity, and ultimately kindness and love – inspired the greatest moral and political achievements of the 20th century: civil rights, women’s equality, the right to organize, and the … Continue reading

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What Conservatives Have Opposed

Conservatives supported slavery, conservatives opposed women’s suffrage, conservatives supported Jim Crow, conservatives opposed the forty-hour work week and the abolishment of child labor…all the major advancements of freedom and justice in our history were…opposed by conservatives. Paul Waldman, “It’s The … Continue reading

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How We Use Our Lives

When we are really honest with ourselves, we must admit that our lives are all that really belong to us. So it is how we use our lives that determines what kind of people we are. It is my deepest … Continue reading

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Children Learn What They Live

If a child lives with criticism, he learns to condemn. If a child lives with hostility, he learns to fight. If a child lives with ridicule, he learns to be shy. If a child lives with shame, he learns to … Continue reading

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