Wealthy philanthropists are not enemies of democracy, writes Joseph J. Dunn. They can identify and respond to problems long before government can act.
Noted philosopher and gender theorist Judith Butler discusses nonviolence, grievability and "radical equality" in her book "The Force of Nonviolence: An Ethico-Political Bind."
Pope Francis understands that what is at stake is not just a matter of calling for more ethical behavior by leaders in the system, but an actual reform of the system and how it works.
"Dorothy taught me to pay attention and feel the sufferings of others," said Martha Hennessy, one of Day's granddaughters.