justice

justice



Ferguson is not a special case
Tony N. Brown | 27 November 2014 |
tags: Ferguson, justice, racism, USA
The riots in Ferguson remind us that many people who believe in justice are comfortable watching its miscarriage.


Elderspeak is demeaning
Craig Klugman | 25 November 2014 |
tags: elderly, elderspeak, human dignity
Why are residents of nursing homes addressed as if they were children?


Australia: advice for the new management
Margaret Somerville | 19 November 2013 |
tags: Australian politics, ethics
A few ethical voices crying in the wilderness can make a major difference.


The next human rights revolution
Chen Guangcheng | 31 October 2013 |
tags: Chen Guangcheng, China, human rights
China’s totalitarian system threatens justice on a global scale, says a renowned human rights activist.


Safe in the right hands
William Stearman | 17 October 2013 |
tags: family breakdown, gun control, mass shootings
A retired military and foreign affairs expert makes the case for allowing Americans to have and carry guns.


Whose choice? How new rights may expand old oppression
Richard Stith | 16 October 2013 |
tags: abortion, euthanasia, right to choose
Wherever men make women’s sexual decisions for them, the option of abortion will be a man’s choice.


Living With Dead Hearts
Brendan Malone | 27 September 2013 |
tags: children, China, film reviews, trafficking
China's kidnapped children, and what one father learned from his search.


US v. Windsor: a pit stop, not the finish line
James S. Cole | 01 July 2013 |
tags: same-sex marriage, US Supreme Court, US v. Windsor
The murky reasoning of the Supreme Court suggests that it is searching for reasons to justify imposing "gay marriage" on states which have not already legalized it.


Terrorism triangle in Boston
Jennifer S. Bryson | 06 May 2013 |
tags: terrorism
Complex rather than single causality is the norm, not the exception, for terrorism.


Why should we care about Boston?
Michael Cook | 23 April 2013 |
tags: Boston Marathon bombings, Christianity, media, solidarity
Some Australian journalists have asked why so much coverage was given to American deaths and so little to deaths in Iraq. Are they right?


The law and Martin Luther King Jr
Martin Luther King Jr | 18 April 2013 |
tags: civil rights, Martin Luther King Jr, morality and law, natural law
Fifty years ago this week, Martin Luther King Jr was sitting in a jail in Birmingham, Alabama, for marching against segregation. From his cell he wrote a stunning analysis of what constitutes a just law.


Mandate of the People
Tom Odhiambo | 01 February 2013 |
tags: book reviews, entrepreneurship, Kenya, politics, poverty
Politics can be dirty, but it will be cleaner if decent people get involved.


A case for bureaucratic clawback
Denyse O'Leary | 01 February 2013 |
tags: animal welfare, justice, subsidiarity
When a fight over a cat goes to federal court it is time to call on a Catholic principle.


“We will never surrender”
Jennifer Roback Morse | 22 January 2013 |
tags: definition of marriage, Rhode Island, same-sex marriage
A marriage advocate offers a state legislature about to redefine marriage some advice and predictions.


The case for loving the disabled
William West | 22 November 2012 |
tags: book reviews, disability
The value of the disabled and the love they inspire is the subject of a new 900-page book, Far From the Tree


Entitlement America - a nation of takers?
Carolyn Moynihan | 27 October 2012 |
tags: independence, intergenerational equity, welfare state
The ballooning of the welfare state is corrupting the American character as well as burdening generations to come, argues a scholar.


Where an exhausted society can flourish again
Yuval Levin | 26 October 2012 |
tags: civil society, United States, welfare state
Between the government and the individual is a vital space which both conservatives and liberals are neglecting.


Requiem for a truth-teller
Robert P. George | 19 October 2012 |
tags: Communism, obituaries, truth
Historian Eugene Genovese was a teller of truth, even when the truth to be told was ugly, embarrassing, humiliating.


Of wars and women
Alma Acevedo | 16 October 2012 |
tags: justice, US presidential election, women
The rhetoric of warfare in the US election campaign masks an unjust cause.


The butler did it
Edward Pentin | 09 October 2012 |
tags: Benedict XVI, justice, Vatican
... and was given a fair and transparent hearing in the first major criminal trial in the Vatican in modern times.


Freedom of conscience? Non!
Monique David | 03 October 2012 |
tags: abortion, French-Canadians, media bias
Canadian Francophone media close minds on the subject of the unborn child.


Human dignity, justice and the rule of law
Dominique Mamberti | 02 October 2012 |
tags: rule of law, United Nations, Vatican
The Vatican’s contribution to a high-level UN meeting stressed that laws must be derived from principles of justice that recognise the transcendent value of the human person.


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