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Quote: Kissinger on threat

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New campaign seeks to stamp out cyber-bullying

Alan Jones 2GB Alan Jones speaks with Dr Helen Szoke of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission. Listen to the podcast

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seeks asylum in Ecuador

Reuters & Associated Press msnbc.com Updated at 4:17 p.m. ET: WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange has taken refuge in the Ecuador Embassy in London and has asked for political asylum, Ecuador’s foreign minister said on Tuesday. “Ecuador is studying and analyzing the … Continue reading

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A Point of View: Do human rights really exist?

BBC News Do “human rights” really exist, when they can be so easily taken away, asks Will Self. I always feel slightly queasy when people begin talking about the humane treatment of animals. Of course, I know what they mean … Continue reading

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San Diego: Lord Monckton Battles Global Warming Bad Guys

Debra J. Americans Protecting Property Rights Lord Christopher Monckton gave a real Reason Rally at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theater at the University of San Diego. The crowd rose to their feet on several occasions … Continue reading

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The Pill Makes Women Richer

Kate Sheppard Mother Jones Not only is birth control helping women not get preggers, it’s also making women richer. Widespread availability of oral contraception—a.k.a. “The Pill”—has played a major role in closing the gender wage gap since the 1980s, according … Continue reading

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Women’s Rights in Bangladesh

Al Jazeera As the country celebrates independence, we look at the struggle for gender equality.

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What happened to Freedom of Assembly?

Source: WUSTLPA John Inazu, professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis, discusses the forgotten right of assembly– a right that has been “at the heart of some of the most important social movements in American history: antebellum abolitionism, … Continue reading

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Human Rights and the Global Economy – Keynote: Olivier De Schutter

Source: The New School This conference is the 25th in the Social Research conference series and celebrates the tenth anniversary of the New School graduate program in International Affairs. Experts and scholars explored human rights as a mediating language for … Continue reading

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