Saturday, November 16, 2019

Tag: human rights

Why College Isn’t (and Shouldn’t Have to be) for Everyone

Why do we encourage our young people through a single funnel called a four-year college education? It’s time we stop pressuring every young person to go to college and, instead, offer an alternative route into the middle class.

A Twisted Tribute

General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of staff, wants to honor King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia as a military hero. Claiming he's “a man of remarkable character and courage,” Dempsey might want to think again.

The Whoredom of the Left

“Third World women are used in the developed world for domestic labor, the care of the old and the undisciplined sexuality of the men.” An expression of global capitalism, has the world entered “the industrialization of prostitution?”

Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes

Conditions in some countries are so abysmal, its residents are deciding to flee their homelands for the possibility of opportunity and freedom. Unfortunately, upon arrival to the U.S., a ‘migrant detention center’ awaits them with horrible treatment.

If We’re Going to Defend Social Security We Need to Understand...

Social Security is on the chopping block in Congress again with the idea of “saving” the program. Because not too many people are familiar with the benefits and features of Social Security, few people are fighting for it.

Chicago Police Accused of Operating CIA-style Black Site

The Chicago Police Department has recently been under scrutiny because of the way they are treating detainees. The CPD has been caught torturing people, denying access to defense attorneys, and using excessive force when questioning.

Will Immigrants Who Built America Redeem It?

America is not just a land of immigrants, it was built by “foreigners” to reinvent themselves. It's time for a reality check, America—"Remember always, that all of us, you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.”

‘Pornography Is What the End of the World Looks Like’

“When you fight porn you fight global capitalism.” With the rise of pornography, there has also been an explosion in sex-related violence. But as porn becomes more accessible, are we blinded by self-destructive fantasy?

Middle East Reacts to Murder of 3 Muslim-American Students in North...

Middle Easterners are calling the murders a "crime against humanity” and blame Islamophobia for the recent tragedy in North Carolina. Is a hostile environment forming against American Muslims in the U.S.?

The Flame of Intolerance Still Flickers in Alabama

Inequality, racism and segregation persist with remarkable tenacity in Alabama. The state will "continually have to confront its resistance to comply with the Constitution and respect the dignity and aspirations of all people.”

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

Will America double-down — learning nada from Trump failures?

Fool us once, shame on you, fool us twice . . . and mayhem reigns.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."