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Solidarity

In Catholic social justice theory, the idea that all persons have a right and obligation to work with each other in order to achieve the common good. That is, solidarity states that humans are not atomistic and therefore economies should not be structured in such as a way that prioritizes profits or anything else over human good. This concept has been used to criticize unregulated capitalism and the free market more generally. See also: Subsidiarity.
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Francis' increasingly insistent and deep critique of global economics and his stern warnings in "Laudato Si', on Care for Our Common Home" of the threats posed to the environment by unbridled capitalism and consumerism are bound to raise anew considerations of solidarity and subsidiarity.
In the Chilean capital of Santiago, thousands demonstrated in solidarity with the Palestinian people in Gaza, calling upon Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to cut the diplomatic relations with the Israeli occupation due to its brutal aggression on Gaza.
Established in 2003, Solidarity is the youngest company in the Bahrain insurance industry to have secured such ratings," said Bseisu.
Solidarity Accor will also support Ivoire Development Durable in the Ivory Coast by funding a new project that supports farming groups of 60 disadvantaged women to help them become self-sufficient.
The Central Tibetan Administration had announced May 17 as the 'International Tibetan Solidarity Day', which symbolizes international community's solidarity with the aspirations of the Tibetan people.
International Human Solidarity Day serves to remind people about the importance of solidarity for the achievement of the international agreements on social development, including programmes of action of international conferences and multilateral accords.
Solidarity is crucial to solving problems in our interconnected world.
However, the group that led the struggle -- the Solidarity trade union -- did not repay the compliment.
Summary: The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People was celebrated Tuesday in a variety of events throughout the country.
Pope John Paul II elevated the notion of solidarity to the status of a virtue, hoping for its incarnation in his native Poland.
ISLAMABAD, February 05, 2011 (Frontier Star): Kashmir Solidarity Day was observed across the country and elsewhere in the world with zeal and fervour to extend full support to the people of Indian Held Kashmir in struggle for their right of self-determination as enshrined in the resolutions of UN Security Council.

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