Posts Tagged as ‘justice’

Meet the 4 million women you should thank for your Thanksgiving meal

From our Restore Fairness blog- They’re the backbone of our food supply. Their hands sliced the chicken breast we had for lunch. Their sweat brought the fresh tomato to our plates. Their backs bent to pick the lettuce in our salads. They are America’s undocumented workers. Every day, on farms and factories across America, millions [...]

November 23, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: For Justice Stevens’ birthday, you should say “thank you”

Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, a longtime leader of the liberal bloc of judges on the Supreme Court, is stepping down after decades of service and commitment to upholding the rights of individuals, human dignity, civil rights, women’s rights and environmental issues. He joined the Supreme Court in 1975 and after being the longest [...]

April 9, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

because we found it: In NYC documentary play lets you live through the fate of undocumented youth in the U.S.

How do you feel about this: 14 year old Edgar Chocoy fled Guatemala in 2002 to escape the street gang that had threatened to kill him. He completed an arduous, 3000 mile journey through desert and across three borders to reach the U.S. in the hope of finding his mother who had moved to the [...]

November 9, 2009 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Gazateam raps about peace at 5 day music fest in Yemen

The Franco-Palestinian group, Gazateam, is getting ready to perform at a five-day workshop in Yemen that encourages local talent like break dancers, singers, tabla and violin players to perform for good. Gaza, where most of the group is from, is what they call “the biggest prison in the world.” Nearly a year and half ago, [...]

June 23, 2009 by katherine | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Gloria Steinem inspires online Outrageous Acts for women

She’s right up there with the likes of Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Betty Friedan–since the early 1960s, Gloria Steinem has been a prominent and inspiring figure in the 2nd wave of the Women’s Rights Movement. Now in honor of Steinem’s 75th birthday, the Ms. Foundation is calling on us to do just [...]

March 25, 2009 by anisha | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

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