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Tag Archives: Social Issues

Upcoming Spokane conference to focus on economic justice, action

The fourth annual Peace and Economic Justice Action Conference will take place March 15-16 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Drive.

Organized by the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane,  or PJALS, the conference aims to educate people on local and national issues, get them excited about positive change and help provide ways for to put their interests and passions into action.

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We are all (l)inked together

In Herman Melville’s classic "Moby Dick," the character Queequeg explains that his extensive tattoos are a part of his Maori culture, saying, “We tattoo what is sacred in our culture on ourselves”. A third of the population has taken it upon themselves (no pun intended) to permanently display what is important to them and what they value in life on their bodies.

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