Social Justice

Judge Who Gave Light Sentence To Rapist Brock Turner Faces A Day Of Reckoning

Judge Who Gave Light Sentence To Rapist Brock Turner Faces A Day Of Reckoning

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The California judge who gave rapist Brock Turner a light sentence faces a reckoning with voters this June. Voters in Santa Clara County will have the opportunity to decide whether or not Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky should be removed from the bench. As the Los Angeles Times […]

Battling Smug, Empathy-Challenged One-Percenters – The Class Struggle In America

Battling Smug, Empathy-Challenged One-Percenters – The Class Struggle In America

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit I’ve always wanted to share this story. The class struggle in America, a scale model. It was 2005. My then boyfriend (now husband) Pat and I were renters in New Jersey, coveting a place near the shore. We  found a room in a beautiful 3-story Victorian, a half […]

Canada Loves Obama So Much They Want Four More Years – Video

Canada Loves Obama So Much They Want Four More Years – Video

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit President Obama addressed the Canadian House of Commons and was met with adulation, standing ovations and shouts for “four more years.” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto were all together in Ottawa for a summit being dubbed the “Three […]

MoveOn Endorses Bernie Sanders

MoveOn Endorses Bernie Sanders

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit MoveOn Members Overwhelmingly Endorse Bernie Sanders For President Senator Bernie Sanders has won MoveOn.org Political Action’s endorsement for president with a record-setting 78.6 percent of the votes. There were 340,665 total votes cast by the MoveOn membership, giving him both the widest margin in MoveOn history and the […]

8 Sweeping New Social Policies That Could Set A National Trend

8 Sweeping New Social Policies That Could Set  A National Trend

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit California, known for its progressive social policies, may very well be setting a national trend with 8 progressive laws. California’s legislative session officially concluded for both legislative houses on September 11th of this year, with October 11th being the last day for Gov. Jerry Brown to sign or […]

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