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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It's standard-fare eugenics resurrected from the early 20th century and dressed up in the language of the social justice warrior era.
The result is that many people are cowed into silence, leading the Social Justice Warriors to feel safe to perpetrate even greater mischief.