Bangladesh Worker Justice
July 3, 2013
Bangladesh Worker Justice
“Only a couple of months ago, if you asked a garment industry owner what do you think of a union, they will say no, no unions,” says Fazle Abed of the Bangladesh Rural Affairs Committee. “But now many of them are saying yes, maybe the union is something we have to accept.”
July 3, 2013
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Muslim Community Building in Chicago
July 3, 2013
Muslim Community Building in Chicago
“Do I believe there’s a problem with some sectors of the community that are vulnerable and susceptible to violence? Absolutely. I wouldn’t deny that...The largest antidote, cure if you will, to any concern about radicalization and violence associated with it is meaningful, critical ...
July 3, 2013
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Heartbeat
July 3, 2013
Heartbeat
"We play to the heartbeat. That’s our mutual beat. Everybody has their heartbeat, and it’s the rhythm that is unifying us."
July 3, 2013
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Landmark High Court Decisions, Reaction, and Analysis; One Million Bones
June 28, 2013
Landmark High Court Decisions, Reaction, and Analysis; One Million Bones
Same-sex marriage prevails; religious activists regroup; affirmative action and voting rights upended; massive art installation on National Mall symbolizes genocide
June 28, 2013
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Supreme Court Decisions
June 28, 2013
Supreme Court Decisions
"Within five years we will bring marriage equality to all 50 states in this vast county," said Chad Griffith, a board member of the American Foundation for Equal Rights.
June 28, 2013
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Analysis of Supreme Court Decisions
June 28, 2013
Analysis of Supreme Court Decisions
“The vote on the Defense of Marriage Act was very interesting. You had five justices saying this denies gays and lesbians equality and liberty guaranteed by the Constitution, and I think that says an awful lot because that will carry down the road in other cases. I think this may be a precursor ...
June 28, 2013
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Religious Reaction to Same-Sex Marriage Decisions
June 28, 2013
Religious Reaction to Same-Sex Marriage Decisions
“This has energized the movement for marriage redefinition, and at the same time it’s energized those of us who believe marriage is the union of a man and a woman for the sake of their children,” said Kim Daniels, an attorney and a spokeswoman for the president of the US Conference of Catholic ...
June 28, 2013
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One Million Bones
June 28, 2013
One Million Bones
“Let the souls of the millions who have died speak to us and speak through us,” said Rabbi Bruce Lustig of the large public art installation that raises awareness of ongoing genocides and mass atrocities. “We all share the same bones. No matter your creed, no matter your color, we are all ...
June 28, 2013
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Affirmative Action, Civil Rights 50th Anniversary, Prisons and Mentally Ill 
June 21, 2013
Affirmative Action, Civil Rights 50th Anniversary, Prisons and Mentally Ill 
Supreme Court decision on affirmative action; historian Taylor Branch on 1963 civil rights events; and relying on jails and prisons to care for the mentally ill.
June 21, 2013
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Taylor Branch Extended Interview
June 21, 2013
Taylor Branch Extended Interview
"I call Dr. King a modern founder in the sense that he was doing just what Jefferson and Lincoln and the other American founders were doing in their most spiritual moments…which was to confront very stubborn forms of evil and subjugation and figure out a way to transform them into equal ...
June 21, 2013
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Prisons and the Mentally Ill
June 21, 2013
Prisons and the Mentally Ill
It doesn’t make moral, ethical, or fiscal sense, according to Cook County sheriff Tom Dart, to house people who are mentally ill in jails and prisons.
June 21, 2013
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Ethics of Government Data Collection, Russell Moore, Irish Reconciliation
June 14, 2013
Ethics of Government Data Collection, Russell Moore, Irish Reconciliation
The morality of balancing national security and privacy rights; the new president of the SBC’s office of public policy issues; and bridging divides between Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland.
June 14, 2013
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