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Questions relating to a fair balance in the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society.

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Why is Empowering Women considered important by the UN? [closed]

I have some doubts about women empowerment, let's take 1 example to illustrate the problem: a group of women organized a free computer programming class or lesson ONLY for women, by the intention to ...
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Is there any country in the OECD where mob justice is prevalent? [closed]

In some parts of the world, there is something called "mob justice." I.e., they take law into their own hands to punish criminals. This is because people think their judicial system is not ...
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What did Frank Herbert mean when he said “humans do not have equal ability”, concerning equality?

In the "Dune Genesis" essay originally published in the July 1980 issue of Omni Magazine* Frank Herbert wrote: "I now believe that evolution, or deevolution[sic], never ends short of death, that ...
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Age-weighted democracy - is it possible? [closed]

A pure democracy gives equal voting rights for voters in the society regardless of their demographics (age, gender, or ethnicity). However, in many referendums, younger voters have a different say ...
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How does Prejudice Plus Power apply to third party minorities?

This post pertains to the political theory of Prejudice Plus Power, a.k.a. R = P + P, which redefines the word "racism" as "prejudice plus power," meaning, among other things, that ...
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Do people who self-identify with the term 'social justice' tend towards respect for the individual or for the collective?

Note: This question has been edited as a result of feedback in the comments. The original title was "Do people who self-identify highly with 'social justice' tend to be left or right wing?" ...
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