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Kashmir Crisis: A Complete Guide

Date: August 20, 2019 | Categories: Featured, Global Injustice, Popular Post, Resources,

New Resolution Introduced Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has introduced a new resolution (H.Res.724) condemning the human rights violations taking place in Jammu and Kashmir and supporting Kashmiri self-determination. You can read it here. Please call your representative in congress and ask him/her to co-sponsor it. Current Situation Kashmir is under siege and silence is no longer an option. On Monday, August …

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Six Main Causes Of Poverty In The World

Date: May 24, 2018 | Categories: Hunger / Poverty / Inequality, Popular Post,

Source: Richmond Vale Academy Poverty is a social condition that is characterized by the lack of resources necessary for basic survival or necessary to meet a certain minimum level of living standards expected for the place where one lives. The income level that determines poverty is different from place to place, so social scientists believe that it is best defined by …

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America’s ‘Peculiar Institution’: Slavery And The Making Of A Nation

Date: March 9, 2016 | Categories: Opinion All, Opinions, Popular Post, Structural Racism,

By Imam Khalid Griggs Slavery, in all its hideous iterations throughout history, was, paradoxically, the outgrowth of “civilization.” In more primitive groupings of human beings such as hunters/gatherers or subsistence farmers, slaves would have been viewed as burdensome additions to an already tenuous existence. There was no hidden or apparent advantage in being responsible for the food and shelter of …