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Rights: the freedom to discriminate against peoples versus the right to live free of prejudice and persecution?

First of all let me explain why I used the unusual word “peoples”. It’s used by the United Nations in the name of the current gold standard in disability rights – the Convention for the rights of… it’s either persons or peoples… with disabilities (CRPD). 116 more words

Just Thinking

The freedom to buy art; the right of art in your life?

Owning art and bespoke design is currently the privilege of the elite but it won’t always the this way once society evolves.

Just Thinking

Let's Talk about Women's Rights

UNRISD is marking the twentieth anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, the outcome of the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women, with this Think Piece Series… 262 more words

Development

Discrimination IS okay (or how to vote with your dollar).

There are a lot of opinions flying around lately with the implementation of Indiana’s Senate Bill 568. There are different sides to it, as with anything, and I have switched sides on this after considering a little deeper what this bill represents. 733 more words

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To Live or To Die?

When I first learned that two Australian men were on death row in Indonesia, my first thought was “Get them out of there!”. When I learned what they had been trying to do, my first thought was “Imagine what could have happened if those drugs had reached Australia! 456 more words

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