social justice http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20642/all en Proselytizing for Unions: AFL-CIO Announces Holiday ‘Labor and Faith’ Services http://mrc.org/articles/proselytizing-unions-afl-cio-announces-holiday-labor-and-faith-services <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Union group that also represents journalists supplies materials for faith communities to ‘highlight shared goals’ like social justice. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">This Labor Day weekend one of the most prominent labor unions is partnering with Interfaith Worker Justice to sponsor events focused on faith and labor. A blog post on the AFL-CIO website announced that roughly 100 <a href="http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Other-News/Labor-and-Faith-Come-Together-in-the-Pulpits">“Labor in the Pulpits” </a>services were planned for Chicago, Ill., and about 50 in Baltimore, Md.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/proselytizing-unions-afl-cio-announces-holiday-labor-and-faith-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Labor Media AFL-CIO churches Communications Workers of America journalism unions Labor Day Newspaper Guild OWS Religion social justice unionization Unions workers Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:34:29 +0000 julia.seymour 44374 at http://mrc.org Movies Celebrate Occupy Wall Street as Anarchists and Thieves Target Businesses http://mrc.org/articles/movies-celebrate-occupy-wall-street-anarchists-and-thieves-target-businesses <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From one man’s ‘Assault on Wall Street,’ to eco-anarchists, to illusionists robbing banks, anti-business ideals live on ... screen. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Occupy Wall Street and the class warfare diatribes of the 99 percent are making fewer national headlines, but their ideas are crowding movie theaters this month. Three May 2013 releases all call to mind the Zuccotti Park crowd’s grievances against capitalism, two in very violent and extreme ways.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/movies-celebrate-occupy-wall-street-anarchists-and-thieves-target-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Business Environment anarchy anti-business anti-capitalism Assault on Wall Street Banking brit marling Domestic Terrorism dominic purcell eco-terror eco-terrorism Ellen Page greed illusion insurance justice magic Mark Ruffalo morgan freeman now you see me Occupy Wall Street phase 4 films private security Revenge revolution social justice The East thieves violence zal batmanglij Fri, 31 May 2013 19:51:36 +0000 julia.seymour 43724 at http://mrc.org Journalist Union Pushes ‘Social Justice Journalism’ to College Students http://mrc.org/articles/journalist-union-pushes-social-justice-journalism-college-students <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Program pushes labor unions and strikes, and prepares a new generation of reporter activists. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Just in case objective journalism wasn’t dead enough, the Newspaper Guild is making sure of it. The Guild’s San Francisco-area chapter’s <a href="http://www.newsguild.org/node/2668">latest intern program</a> aims to teach college students “social justice” in journalism. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/journalist-union-pushes-social-justice-journalism-college-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Labor Media Politics activism Newspaper Guild social justice Wed, 24 Oct 2012 18:40:10 +0000 matt.philbin 41619 at http://mrc.org Bottled Water Bash: Networks Continue Assault http://mrc.org/articles/bottled-water-bash-networks-continue-assault <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Bottled water has been attacked recently for environmental damage, but now Aquafina’s bottler, PepsiCo is under fire for not previously disclosing the source of its water.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “Don’t let that scenic [Aquafina] logo fool you, this water is not bottled from a mountain stream,” said Rob Marciano on CNN’s “American Morning.” Marciano’s report on July 30 informed viewers than PepsiCo has disclosed the source of its water after pressure from Corporate Accountability International.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/bottled-water-bash-networks-continue-assault" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment ABC World News Aquafina bottled water CBS Evening News CNN American Morning Corporate Accountability International NBC Nightly News PepsiCo social justice Mon, 30 Jul 2007 19:30:46 +0000 admin 25423 at http://mrc.org