Justice

Advocacy Alerts

Thanks so much to the Advocacy team in the CCSJ for these reminders. Sierra Club No More Deepwater Horizons Three years ago, the Gulf experienced one of the worst environmental disasters in our nation's history, when an explosion on BP's Deep Water Horizon rig left an oil well gushing. The damage from that disaster will… Continue reading Advocacy Alerts

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Tuesday Newsday [2.26.12]

SNOW EVERYWHERE!!! But, there is also other stuff going on! Grab a hot chocolate and let's get informed, shall we? National News 75 influential Republicans have signed a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court arguing FOR gay marriage. This monumental action may actually have an influence on the Supreme Court's landmark decisions in the Supreme… Continue reading Tuesday Newsday [2.26.12]

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Tuesday Newsday [1.29.12]

This month, President Obama has officially undertaken two significant political issues: immigration reform and gun control. His plan for new immigration was officially released today. You can watch his speech here, or read the full text here.   The gun control plan is also well underway. Read the official White House publication (which includes a… Continue reading Tuesday Newsday [1.29.12]

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Tuesday Newsday [1.22.13]

SANTA. That's what I kinda hoped to put in the first January edition of Tuesday Newsday, but it seems a little late. Fortunately (or not, depending on how the news affects you), there is much to be learned about what is happening in the world. Here are some highlights: National News Today is the 40th… Continue reading Tuesday Newsday [1.22.13]

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Tuesday Newsday [11.13.12]

Happy Tuesday! Political ads are no longer airing on television (thank goodness), but there is still so much happening around our nation! Let's check it out. Local News The OPPD is proposing a 6.8% price increase for electricity in Omaha, mostly to pay for the re-starting of Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant. This will be… Continue reading Tuesday Newsday [11.13.12]

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Molly’s Defense of Beauty: The Transcendence of the Animal Nature

“If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.” - Che Guevara I’ll preface this by saying that my political beliefs have been nearly everywhere on the spectrum. Currently, according to my voter registration, I am non-partisan, but judging by my hair, piercings, and undying love for Conor Oberst,… Continue reading Molly’s Defense of Beauty: The Transcendence of the Animal Nature