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The Boycott of Wendy’s and Advocating Together for a Proven Model to End Exploitation in Supply Chains

In March 2016, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) called for a consumer boycott of Wendy’s until it joins the Fair Food Program. After having engaged Wendy’s with the CIW for ten years, the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board voted denominational … Continue reading

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Heartbreak and Hope in the Congo

It was late on the night of March 20 of this year, Palm Sunday. Father Vincent Machozi, an Assumptionist priest in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, was working on his laptop in a community center near the city … Continue reading

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The Cradle to Prison Pipeline: America’s New Apartheid

This article was originally published in Marian Wright Edelman’s Child Watch Columns on Feburary 6, 2009. Reused by permission. All rights retained by Marian Wright Edelman and the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF). Incarceration is becoming the new American apartheid, and … Continue reading

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Public Schools and the Public Good

The Social Contract We Have ‘Left Behind’ Consider this definition of justice from the Rev. J. Philip Wogaman, the retired pastor at Washington, D.C.’s Foundry United Methodist Church: “Justice is the community’s guarantee of the conditions necessary for everybody to … Continue reading

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