“No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.”
This is Article 4 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document passed by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948. On December 10 of 2014, a vigil will be held […]
Is it any wonder that Americans overwhelmingly reject libertarian politics, when libertarians suggest that we move to the Armenian model? […]
5. This morning, Fast Company reports that Facebook is now going to make it less difficult for people to buy things online by providing a way for people to route their financial interactions through Facebook, allowing Facebook to take a cut as a middleman. How many people are suffering from the difficulty of making a […]
Think that Buddhism is a religion of pure peace and toleration? Consider what the Buddhist monks are doing in Myanmar. […]
How do you react to Amnesty International’s description of human rights under President Obama? […]
Shame on Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame for allegedly providing stuff to the militant organizations Shahab and Al Qaeda. If it’s true, that wasn’t a very nice thing to do. The charges have not been proven.
Shame on the United States Government for holding Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame on one of its warships in international waters for two […]
More secret prisoners in Guantanamo – three teenage kids – have been revealed. How can we trust our government when such secrets are kept? […]
Is this what Lithuania was liberated from the Soviet Union for – to serve as a site of secret detention camps for the United States outside of human rights laws? […]
Years ago, when we started the Nebraska Progressive Directory, we were happy to list the Immigrant Rights Network of Iowa and Nebraska. Now, we’re sorry to say that the network appears to have fallen away – just when immigrants in these midwestern states are especially in need of help.
Nebraska Appleseed is picking up some […]
If we Americans aren’t willing to make good on that promise, and improve our treatment of refugees and immigrants, then we ought to at least be honest about it, and melt down the Statue of Liberty, refashioning the metal into something more appropriate for our nation’s attitude toward the world – barbed wire, for instance. […]
From Queers United, a list of demonstrations happening today, Monday November 10th, to protest the cancellation of equal marriage rights in California.
Salinas 4:30pm protest at Monterey County Courthouse Corner of Church Street & West Alisal, Salinas
Palo Alto 5-6:30 pm at the corner of El Camino Real & Embarcadero
San Jose 5-6:30 pm at […]