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News :: Human Rights
Top academics rebel against State Capture in favor of truth and ethical human rights.
18 Aug 2012
Top academics rebel against State Capture to discuss the ethical approach to human rights, development,globalization to replace neoliberalism as well as the omitted children's rights. Whereas the ethical approach emphasizes bottom-up rights to unleash human potential neoliberalism is top-down and, in my view, crushes human potential.
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News :: Organizing : Palestine : Politics
Paul Ryan Noodles: Catches Catfish With His Bare Hands
18 Aug 2012
Those who catch catfish barehanded strangle them or let them die of suffocation thrown into a corner
or chop their heads off.
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Commentary :: Education : Human Rights : Race
It's Information
18 Aug 2012
Walking into a situation where you find yourself being harassed for discriminatory purposes, whatever they may be, can be difficult to contend with to say the least. It can feel as though you've been thrust into a situation you have no control over, and that you have become a victim with very few choices or positions of power. It may feel like suddenly the lights to rhyme and reason have been switched off and you're in the dark as to why things have become as they have. I once had a conversation with an NAACP lawyer specializing in helping victims of discrimination regarding this. She said that, unfortunately, most people just give up, leaving the situations knowing no other way out.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Silencing Dissent in America
18 Aug 2012
police state
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Bahrain Imprisons Human Rights Leader
18 Aug 2012
Bahrain
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News :: Politics
How President Obama Created Paul Ryan
17 Aug 2012
Paul Ryan is suddenly a household name after becoming Mitt Romney’s vice presidential running mate. Before that, Ryan had only become right-wing leadership material in the last year, based on his proposed national budget that hacks away at the core of many national social programs, including Medicare
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Commentary :: Politics
Why Asylum For Julian Assange Is Central To Today’s Politics: Torture and the American Character
17 Aug 2012
If there were a lightening rod to energize political apathy in this heavily propagandized world democratic right of dissent, such as to challenge corrupt government practice, should be it. But certain U. S. leaders’ apparent intention to incarcerate and punish Julian Assange for leaking U.S. secrets puts our black methods in the limelight. What were his motives and equally what has been the character of U.S. foreign policy? It seems revelations were meant to highlight U.S. corruption as people around the world have come to fear American brutality. Many around the globe know the United States as a rogue bully of an empire that regularly uses intimidation to get its way. It takes a real macho government to push around countries like Ecuador, Sweden and lapdog England. As has been shown over and over the United States does not respect law, legal distinctions or diplomatic norms.
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Commentary :: Politics
Paul Ryan's budget plan would destroy the middle class
17 Aug 2012
Exploding inequality of incomes and assets, trillions for wars of adventure, trillions for fraudulent banks and speculators, corporate tax evasion, mass unemployment, envornmental destruction, structural economic and tax justice problems and destruction of democracy are repressed in Ryan's budget proposal. The rich are enriched and the poor impoverished.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Israel Poised to Launch Pre-U.S. Election Attack on Iran
17 Aug 2012
Modified: 11:55:09 AM
Interview with Leah Bolger, retired U.S. Navy Commander and current president of Veterans for Peace, conducted by Scott Harris
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Israelis Against War on Iran
17 Aug 2012
Iran
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