It’s not unpatriotic to denounce an injustice committed on our behalf, perhaps it’s the most patriotic thing we can do.
After receiving USA citizenship, I have a hard time identifying as a citizen because the USA has an established history of mistreating me.
Until there is equal and fair portion of opportunities apportioned for every citizen, the power structure may need to be restructured.
When justice is prioritized by any leader at any level then to give justice to the citizenry will always be at the back of the mind of such a leader.
If there is any society where the leaders lack the knowledge and the importance of justice, then oppression will be a common neighbor of the citizens.
A moral economy is either a moral enterprise that is guided by a genuine spiritual desire to create one, even at the expense of strictly economic considerations, or it will degenerate into another profit-oriented and exploitative use of resources. Citizens who are not prepared to pay higher prices to support such an economy and volunteer their own efforts on its behalf are not likely to be prepared for self-governance in any form. Hence the need for a new municipal politics to become an intensely educational and participatory experience at every level of civic life.
Everything can be explained to the people, on the single condition that you want them to understand.
It is particularly important to note that, in a democracy, education has never been concerned only with supplying the needs of the economy or ensuring effective socialisation; it also has strong traditions of preparing for citizenship, extending possibilities for learning and promoting social progress.
Relegating women to second-class citizenship was abolished when Jesus died on the cross.
Women have the same privileges and opportunities as men, given the New Testament. Relegating women to second-class citizenship was abolished when Jesus died on the cross.
Over the years, dozens of American companies have filed papers to trade in their U.S. corporate citizenship for citizenship in tax haven countries like Bermuda.
In my view, the government has ample justification to inquire about citizenship status on the census and could plainly provide rationales for doing so that would satisfy the Supreme Court.
Rahul Gandhi cannot be a prime minister because he is a citizen of Britain, and his Indian citizenship will be cancelled; he won't even be an MP.
Since the days of Greece and Rome, when the word 'citizen' was a title of honor, we have often seen more emphasis put on the rights of citizenship than on its responsibilities.
Elections remind us not only of the rights but the responsibilities of citizenship in a democracy.
In Puerto Rico, we continue to see the perpetuation of second-class citizenship in the United States.
I have dual citizenship.
I still passionately support comprehensive immigration reform legislation with a path to full and equal citizenship.
And we'll build a path to citizenship for millions of immigrants who are already contributing to our economy!
Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship.