Justice 2.0

This article is from Issue 57: May/June 2012

Justice is trendy today. Shop for something “red” to stem the devastating impact of HIV/AIDS in Africa. Buy a bottle of pure drinking water to help the billion people who survive without it. Spare 99 cents at the cash register for the 2 billion who survive each day on less. Watch a war live on CNN.

Amidst all the fanfare surrounding justice, we become overwhelmed, confused and even jaded. What, really, is justice?