There's been a fair amount of news from across the world recently relating to a wide variety of justice issues. Here is a small sample for you all.
First off, some news from the Horn of Africa
Why is the famine in Somalia so bad? A variety of reasons...
One way to help in Africa...
Others include ELCA World Hunger and the International Red Cross. Bread for the World is another.
For an excellent primer on Africa that provides excellent examples of what citizens of the various nations are doing to try and help their neighbours, check out this article
Reuters gives a more in depth look at the reasons behind the rioting in Britain
Ive not the read the Orwell book that inspired this story, but I am putting it on my 'to read' list. You probably will want to as well after you read this from the BBC
The Starboarders site has some information on why we are supporting access to clean water (and by purchasing Chroma, you can help too!), but here is another look at the impacts of lack of access to clean water.
I haven't seen much else about this, but the UN's World Food Program reports that one-third of Afghans are facing a food shortage.
Food insecurity is, unfortunately, rampant in the US. For kids who grow up in that environment, it can have lifelong health implications.
J Trapp (our resident expert on all things global and social awareness) writes...