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Going beyond the material: Re-orienting our societies and economies

Gerda Kits reviews The Economics of Happiness: Building genuine wealth by Mark Anielski.

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A practical manual for peace finding

Jim Joosse reviews Finding Peace by Jean Vanier.

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A handbook for ‘do it yourself’ advocacy

Chandra Pasma’s review of The Art of the Possible: A handbook for political activism by Amanda Sussman.

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Press Release: CPJ Board announces new Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ottawa, ON: April 29, 2008 – The Board of Directors of Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Executive Director, Joe Gunn.

“We are very excited about Joe’s vision for CPJ,” said Janet Wesselius, board chair. “His extensive knowledge of Canadian justice issues will complement the in-depth research CPJ has already done, augmenting CPJ’s strong and unique public justice presence in Canadian policy debates.”

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Public Justice

CPJ’s principled approach to public policy is captured in the concept of public justice. Rooted in Scripture, public justice unfolds in human history as God continues with redemptive work in creation. It provides norms for decision-making, not a recipe book for good government, a formula for a just society, or a list of isolated moral issues for Christians to address.

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Living as an Ordinary Radical

Jennifer deGroot’s review of The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical by Shane Claiborne.

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How to Make Sick Societies Healthier

Mike Bulthuis’s review of The Impact of Inequality: How to Make Sick Societies Healthier by Richard Wilkinson.

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Singh to Suresh: Non-Citizens, the Canadian Courts and Human Rights Obligations

Jack Costello’s review of Singh to Suresh: Non-Citizens, the Canadian Courts and Human Rights Obligations by Tom Clark.

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Stories of Exile and Asylum

Tim Wichert’s review of Refugee Sandwich: Stories of Exile and Asylum by Peter Showler.

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Perceptive diagnosis of thinning citizenship

Mike Hogeterp reviews Good Government? Good Citizens? Courts, Politics and Markets in a Changing Canada by W.A. Bogart.

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