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What is “advocacy”?

“Advocacy” is from Latin, meaning to give voice to a cause that it might progress and succeed. The practice of advocacy has recently gained legitimacy and momentum as a strategy for promoting social change.  Wikipedia […]

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Happy Birthday, America!

“There’s nothing wrong with America that can’t be fixed by what’s right with America,” said President William Jefferson Clinton, and I believe it too.  I especially believe it on the Fourth of July, Independence Day, […]

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A deadly new disparity

The killing of Trayvon Martin raises the prospect of a new disparity: unequal enforcement of “stand your ground” legislation. A stand your ground law states that a person may use force in self-defense when there […]