social justice

[ soh-shuhl juhs-tis ]
/ ˈsoʊ ʃəl ˈdʒʌs tɪs /

noun

fair treatment of all people in a society, including respect for the rights of minorities and equitable distribution of resources among members of a community.

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

Origin of social justice

First recorded in 1825–30
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