Tag Archives: Social Justice

More Than…Less Than…Or One Of

A wise Jesuit—no not Pope Francis (Jesuits have a long tradition of nurturing wisdom) once asked: When you walk into a room of people do you think of yourself as more than the rest of the group?  Less than the … Continue reading

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An Attorney For The Damned

In the first “Gilded Age” in American history, one lawyer stood up to fight for the people. Known as the “attorney for the damned,” Clarence Darrow built a reputation for himself as a friend of labor and of the downtrodden. His oratory and his philosophy made him known to millions. Find out more about this complex and controversial man, who is our May Progressive Profile. Continue reading

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Really Paul Ryan? There Was Another Choice Besides Ayn Rand

There are times in today’s political discussions when I just want to yell: “My head hurts from the insanity. “ Today’s Excedrin Headache #100 comes from this past weekend’s announcement that Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan would be the Republican vice … Continue reading

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