Category Archives: Human Rights Abuses

Moving the Mexican Border

NEWS DESK SEPTEMBER 20, 2014 Moving the Mexican Border BY PAUL KRAMER “The Mexican Border” is not a fixed landmark, we learn. Historically, none of our borders are made up of any more than myth. Rivers and lakes appear and … Continue reading

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Able Peter Orszag Opines: Employers should take care of disabled: What! Oh dear!

By Olivia LaRosa, September 5, 2014 (Updated from 2010) Dear Peter Orszag, I hope you never become disabled, without assets due to your disability, and unable to receive disability income. Your prescription for making disability “work” is completely wrongheaded. The … Continue reading

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Joe Stiglitz: The People Who Break the Rules Have Raked in Huge Profits and Wealth and It’s Sickening Our Politics

Joseph Stiglitz is a Nobel Laureate in Economics and a former World Bank executive. He has seen these tactics, strategies and policies in action at the highest level.  He is a brave man to reveal what he learned, which looks … Continue reading

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The Man #6: Pastor Who Claimed He Raped Teenage Boys to Keep Them “Sexually Pure” Will Not Serve Jail Time

Surely this isn’t what Jesus had in mind. ~Via http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/rape-away-gay-pastor-gets-sentence-reduced By Rod Bastanmehr Iowa’s “rape the gay away” pastor gets his sentence reduced and visitation rights with his children.   September 12, 2013  |  Iowa pastor and youth counselor Brent Girouex, … Continue reading

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Palestinians live in an Imprisoned Society

http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/181D9639-1F51-46E5-839E-292BBEFDE726.htm Israel accused of ‘apartheid’ Dugard said Gaza was an imprisoned society, with things little better in the West Bank [GALLO/GETTY] A UN human rights envoy has likened Israel’s treatment of Palestinians in occupied territory to “apartheid”, and said that … Continue reading

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