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Posted by Hannah on 08/04/2016 - 16:31
“The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” - Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche    I had the privelege to reconcile the... Read More
Posted by Noemi Berkowitz on 03/15/2016 - 22:55
Human Rights Violations in the Garment Industry By Christine Wöhrle, Noemi Berkowitz, and Lena Riedel from Group 2 Introduction We are complicit in inhumane conditions in our everyday life through buying and even through wearing clothes. Clothes... Read More
Posted by Christopher Saal on 03/15/2016 - 13:02
With our blog we want to shed some light on the differences and similarities between human rights and social justice and their implementation in national, as well as international contexts. We base our thoughts and proposals on current debates and... Read More
Posted by Sage Perdue on 03/15/2016 - 10:40
  http://planettransgender.com/trans-man-with-aspergers-shot-dead-by-polic... This blog post attempts to respond to trans lives, embodiment, and the status of non-human wherein trans lives are always already placed as they twist, tangle, and queer... Read More
Posted by Luisa Weber on 03/15/2016 - 03:10
Human rights marauding as foreign policy                            Often derided as a Western invention or a propaganda ploy, human rights seem to be further away from their universalist aspirations than they were at their beginning. While they... Read More
Posted by Matt Simon on 03/13/2016 - 16:33
This is a collaborative piece written by the members of group 3 from the International Teaching Human Rights class.     The term “Environmental racism” is a form of racial discrimination in which environmental hazards specifically harm communities... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wädt on 03/13/2016 - 05:42
Today there are elections in three different regions in Germany: Baden-Wuerttemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate, and Saxony-Anhalt. There is a very dreadful trend towards the right-winged parties, since a lot of people fear the masses of refugees from... Read More
Posted by David Palumbo-Liu on 03/12/2016 - 09:38
This blog is filed by  Iakovos Anagnostopoulos LL.M. Candidate,  Corporate Governance & Practice, Stanford Law School, Class of 2016 Currently around 45,000 refugees and migrants are trapped within Greece. The number is a result of the blockage... Read More

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