Social justice and eco-justice related pages

"That the poor are invisible is one of the most important things about them. They are not simply neglected and forgotten as in the old rhetoric of reform; what is much worse, they are not seen."

Michael Harrington


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What is justice?

Water is a public resource, here young African men carry this necessity to their village homes.

defining the word: Justice as the ideal and as the desired reality.

How do we promote a more just society? some suggested steps.

As ways to comprehend real things: A writer about political culture argues that we must reform our culture for us to be able to protect humans and nature alike.

The books

Postman: Amusing Ourselves

Neil Postman in Amusing Ourselves to Death writes about the death of discourse and its replacement by entertainment of the most trivial kinds.

What are the facts pertaining to the meanings of ecology, justice, and Neil Postman's criticisms?


Overview: is the contents of the book.


Susan Sontag wrote about the way in which artistic and photographic representations of war either influence us to see, or to hide from reality.

chapter guide:

her argument

Terms to comprehend:

poverty defined:

property rights discussed:

social stratification and wealth:

Ten lessons of Postman & Sontag.

two ways to know

Related pages

the subject index