Tagged: human rights
The people of the Marshall Islands had their homeland and health sacrificed for U.S. national security interests. The Obama administration and Congress should promptly correct this injustice.
U.S.-Mexican relations might look at little different in the age of Obama, but the Bush-era priorities remain the same.
They should seek to strengthen Mexican judicial and civilian institutions while creating jobs and education opportunities for the millions of those without decent jobs.
The fight against Arizona's new immigration law is heating up.
The killing of two human rights activists in Mexico is only the most recent example of Mexico's slide into lawlessness. The Mexican government, columnist Laura Carlsen argues, is part of the problem, not part of the solution.
The only ones the Afghan war makes safer are the war profiteers pocketing billion-dollar contracts -- and the politicians pocketing campaign contributions in return.
The civil rights movement unified millions of Americans behind one basic issue: getting the vote. They succeeded. What issue today could unify such a movement?
The club of the richest countries in the world is about to invite Israel to join. But does it really meet the political requirements?
A one-day workshop that will explore the complex cultural, social, and economic context that prevents victims from seeking help.
Self-righteous human rights attacks on other countries don't help mask glaring needs at home, particularly food and shelter for millions.