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Director’s Corner December 2020: Concentrated Wealth or Democracy?

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“We must make our choice. We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.” ~ Louis Brandeis, Supreme Court Justice Goal 10 of the 17 international Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is Reduced Inequalities; specifically, income and wealth distribution…

Campus Changemaker: Spectrum: Auburn University’s Gay-Straight Alliance

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Spectrum, Auburn University’s LGBTQ+ and straight alliance, was founded in 1990. Since then, it has striven to become an inclusive and safe space for Auburn’s LGBTQ+ community, as well as for allies. This organization hosts a variety of meeting and events that center around two main elements: community and education.   Members of Spectrum showing…

International Justice Mission & the Fight Against Violence

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There are an estimated 40 million people that are trapped in different forms of slavery around the world. That is more people in slavery than ever before in history. Human trafficking itself is a $150 billion industry – and it’s growing rapidly. International Justice Mission is a global organization fighting…

The Pursuit of Equity: Understanding How to Reduce Inequality

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To lack equality, to experience or have injustice or partiality; these are the descriptions that populate when you google the definition of inequality. The year is 2020, and society has not progressed in the same facet or to the same magnitude as technology or athleticism. This should draw a red…

When Advocating Locally, Think Globally

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Think global act local: this has been my creed since my time as an intern in the Office of Sustainability, though back in 2007 it was known as the Auburn University Sustainability Initiative. This one phrase can be applied to every state, city, town, and situation. A move to Germany…