Tag Archives: Human Rights

Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | The ‘New Greek Tragedy’ is focus of panel in Austin

Event: “A New Greek Tragedy? Inequality, Human Rights and Democracy” What: Panel discussion Date: Monday, September 28, 2015 Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m. Where: Sheffield Room (TNH 2.111), University of Texas School of Law Address: 727 E Dean Keeton St, Austin, TX … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | The ‘New Greek Tragedy’ is focus of panel in Austin

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Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Part 23, 2006-2011

With 30 percent unemployment and 44 percent of its people in poverty, Egypt saw an eruption of strikes and other protests. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | April 28, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob … finish reading Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Part 23, 2006-2011

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Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Part 21, Section 2, 1992-2000

A 2001 Human Rights Watch report outlined the severe human rights violations of the Mubarak regime between 1992 and 2000. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | April 14, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob Feldman’s … finish reading Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Part 21, Section 2, 1992-2000

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Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 20, 1990-1992

The Mubarak regime, supported financially and militarily by the United States, was accused of serious human rights violations, including extensive use of torture. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | March 26, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in … finish reading Bob Feldman :
A People’s History of Egypt, Part 20, 1990-1992

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Ron Jacobs :
Julie Wark’s ‘Human Rights Manifesto’ points finger at neoliberalism

Julie Wark has written a manifesto for justice and it is clear for now that we as a species have failed. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | January 11, 2014 [The Human Rights Manifesto by Julie Wark (2013: … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
Julie Wark’s ‘Human Rights Manifesto’ points finger at neoliberalism

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Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Masters of War’ Target Syria

“Masters of War.” Art from Society of Wood Engravers. U.S. foreign policy: The ‘Masters of War’ are firmly in control Diplomacy and fairly negotiated economic agreements have taken a back seat to violent military action as the primary way to … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Masters of War’ Target Syria

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Tom Hayden : Egypt is the Liberals’ Slaughterhouse

Egyptian military chief Gen Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks to the people after the coup. Photo from AP. Image from The Telegraph. Post-coup Egypt:The liberals’ slaughterhouse The Egyptian coup, for now, marks a dead end for political Islam, and a vindication … finish reading Tom Hayden : Egypt is the Liberals’ Slaughterhouse

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Tom Hayden : Is President Taking New Tack on Counterterrorism?

President Obama speaks about his administration’s counter-terrorism policy at the National Defense University in Washington, May 23, 2013. Photo by Larry Downing / Reuters. Obama responding to critics:  Tide turning on counterterrorism secrecy While defending his military policies as constitutional, … finish reading Tom Hayden : Is President Taking New Tack on Counterterrorism?

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Medea Benjamin : Why I spoke Out at Obama’s Foreign Policy Speech

Medea Benjamin, co-founder of the political activist group CodePink, is removed by security after speaking out against President Barack Obama during his foreign policy speech Thursday. Photo by Kevin Dietsch  / UPI. Image from Common Dreams. Why I spoke out … finish reading Medea Benjamin : Why I spoke Out at Obama’s Foreign Policy Speech

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Lamar W. Hankins : Guantánamo Turns Us All Into Monsters

Photo by AP. Image from Salon. The nation’s shame: Guantánamo turns us all into monsters The President says the right things, but he doesn’t seem to have the political will to release those wrongly imprisoned in Guantánamo. By Lamar W. … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Guantánamo Turns Us All Into Monsters

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Pedro Gatos and Val Liveoak on Nicaragua, Cuba, and the Global South

From left, Pedro Gatos, Rag Radio’s Thorne Dreyer, and Val Liveoak, in the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, Friday, April 26, 2013. Photo by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast:Pedro Gatos and Val Liveoak on changesin … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Pedro Gatos and Val Liveoak on Nicaragua, Cuba, and the Global South

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Jean Trounstine : Texas Calls it ‘Ad Seg’ but Prisoners Call It Torture

Image of life in solitary via Buried Alive in Texas Prisons. Solitary confinement:Texas calls it ‘Ad Seg’ butprisoners call it torture A recent conference on solitary confinement at Harvard University prompted prisoners at Between the Bars to tell their side … finish reading Jean Trounstine : Texas Calls it ‘Ad Seg’ but Prisoners Call It Torture

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