social justice warrior


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social justice warrior

One who actively supports and promotes equality and fair treatment among different social classes. Once Betsy got to college, she became a real social justice warrior and decided to pursue a career in law as a way to bring about societal change.
See also: justice, social, warrior
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The reviewers lament the film's "social justice warrior" or "SJW" overtures-moments that the viewers deem to be too "politically correct."
In the United States, these writers are called "social justice warriors."
Flynn lashed out on Twitter Sunday, calling out all the "social justice warriors."
It's now become a favorite term for the alt-right website Breitbart, with "Social Justice Warrior" in (http://www.breitbart.com/search/?s=social+justice+warrior) many of its headlines .
Social justice warriors ignore many differences that have little or nothing to do with discrimination but have an enormous impact on outcomes.
When they're not wondering where their next pastry is coming from, Wilma and Maggie are social justice warriors. Each book tackles a social issue - dodgy childcare in Cross Purpose, coercive control in Burnout and people trafficking in Runaway.
This is why we have the current perception of social justice warriors as overemotional bloggers who simply parrot buzzwords like 'equality' and 'freedom.'
Those who try to push us further are mockingly referred to as "Social Justice Warriors" or SJWs.
Some of Twitter's loudest social justice warriors yelped that a nontransgender actor wasn't allowed, according to the dogma of the high church of political correctness, to portray a transgender character, and Greenbaum wanted to present the far more reasonable view that an actor's job is, well, just to act.
And he has regularlytold "the truth about Islam", complained about"social justice warriors"andimmigrationand made unfounded claims aboutHillary Clinton's healthto the 875,000 followers on his @PrisonPlanet Twitter account.
Refusing to let a crisis go to waste, dim-witted and ceaselessly repetitive town-and-gown social justice warriors have used August 12th to further their agenda, with the excuse that Charlottesville needs a version of de-Nazification in terms of income inequality and race.
When hordes of 'social justice warriors' condemn a non-Chinese girl for wearing a cheongsam to her prom, they are realising [C] i.e.
The woke activists, the angry Sanders socialists and social justice warriors are just as certain that the system is rigged, that rulers are corrupt and that the temple has to be torn down.
violent agitators type 2, but reporters called them, respectively, "white supremacists" and "protesters." Social justice warriors, including CEOs and congressmen, are engaged in frenzied virtue signaling.
Are librarians, by virtue of our professional ethics, called to be social justice warriors?
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