WesJet Passenger’s Note to Pilot Teaches Social Justice

Many of us have seen the not so polite note which was left by a passenger for the captain of his WesJet flight from Calgary to

Brithish Columbia which read:
A woman being a mother is the most honor. Not as ‘captain.’ Were short on mothers, not pilots WestJet.

Proverbs 31

(Sorry not ……

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Three Minutes To See What’s The Matter With Gender Roles

This is an essay for stand-up guys who aren’t really convinced that our culture is crazily biased against women, and that they should be upset about it. I’m going to try to convince you of this in three minutes, two if you’re a fast reader…Full Story @ http://read.socialjusticesolutions.org/28

Handbags and Briefcases: Women in the Workplace in Fiction and Reality

Like most men my age, I am a huge fan of the shows “Entourage” and “Mad Men.” And like most men my age, I have a job I wish was as awesome as either of these shows. Two of my favorite characters of all time are Ari Gold and Don Draper. Both are exceedingly strong, charismatic, dominant,…

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Westboro Baptist Church Seeing Rainbow

If your social media friends are anything like mine, you’ve probably seen a picture of a house being painted in rainbow colors floating around over the past few days. The photos come with captions explaining how the house is directly across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church, who…

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International Women’s Day

As a female, how can I not honor International Women’s Day? This year the date is March 8th. As Gloria Steinem said,
“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization, but to the collective efforts of all who care about human…

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Is Inequality Necessary?

From a social workers perspective, the notion that inequality is necessary might almost be laughable, but a person can structure some logical arguments if they so choose.
A post in The League of Ordinary Gentlemen looks at Why Inequality Is Necessary. It could be argued that disparity leads to…

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“The Civil Society is Demanding Social Justice”

A report from the World Economic Forum,  The Future Role of Civil Society, reveals “”Technology and demographics have created more aware, better connected and increasingly educated populations often dominated by younger cohorts. These populations are demanding social justice and…

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