What is justice? How do we recognize it?

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Equality doesn’t mean Justice

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This widely circulated poster of three people watching a baseball game from behind a fence labels the left panel "Equallity" and the right panel "Justice."  Above the panels, the poster asserts that…

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Old Woman Magoun

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Mary E. Wilkins Freeman began writing in the 1880s. Much of her work concerns the daily realities of life in the provincial New England towns of that era. She is…

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I Claim the Rights of a Man

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With the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, reconstruction legislatures were established in many Southern states in an effort to resolve issues such as the acceptance of the…

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The Limits of Charity

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David Hilfiker presents us with a candid article published in 2000 that is essential reading for those who work for or with the poor. As a medical doctor and founder…

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The Walrus and the Carpenter

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This poem first appeared in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass: And What Alice Found There. Though it appears to be delightful nonsense verse for children, adults can find deeper meaning…