Tag Archives: Human Rights
The Imperial Obama? Image from The Express Tribune. The ‘new normal’? The Imperial Presidency “Same as it ever was…” — Talking Heads (“Once in a Lifetime”) By Jim Turpin | The Rag Blog | February 27, 2013 First of a … finish reading Jim Turpin : Is the Imperial Presidency the ‘New Normal’?
Texas born, Johnny E. Mahaffey’s profile page at betweenthebars.org. Image from Between the Bars.Behind bars and blogging for human rights Martin Luther King Day reminds us about fighting for human rights. It might seem like an oxymoron, convicted criminals blogging for … finish reading Jean Trounstine : Behind Bars and Blogging for Human Rights
Splat from NuUniform.Drone policy attacked in top think tank report Bug splat!That’s what the Pentagon calls civilian casualties in drone attacks. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | January 17, 2013 The Council on Foreign Relations issued a report … finish reading Tom Hayden : Pentagon Calls Civilian Drone Casualties ‘Bug Splat’
One at a time, marchers place their crosses in the chain link fence outside Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia. Photos by Heidi Turpin / The Rag Blog.By any other name:Protesters keep watch at the ‘School of Assassins’ Each cross has … finish reading Fran Clark : Keeping Watch on the ‘School of Assassins’
Eleanor Roosevelt viewed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as her greatest achievement. Image from Creative Commons.The State of Indiana vs. theUniversal Declaration of Human RightsBy Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / December 16, 2011 WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana — … finish reading Harry Targ : The State of Indiana Vs. Universal Human Rights
Libyan men and children queue up to view the corpse of Muammar Qaddafi. Photo from Getty Images.U.S. foreign policy and the respect for human life By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / October 26, 2011 “The Oriental doesn’t put … finish reading Harry Tarq : Does U.S. Foreign Policy Respect Human Life?
Rev. Jane Adams Spahr. Image from One More Lesbian.Our nation of weeping executioners:The religious tribunal of Rev. Jane Adams SpahrBy Jim Rigby / The Rag Blog / February 23, 2011 Rev. Jim Rigby, human rights activist and pastor at St. … finish reading Jim Rigby : Our Nation of Weeping Executioners
Clean water should be a human right,Not a capitalist commodity By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / August 5, 2010 A vote took place in the United Nations a few days ago that could eventually have far-reaching effects on … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Access to Water Is a Human Right
Iran-Turkmenistan gas pipeline. The Turkmenistan government is apparently still interested in moving forward with a pipeline through Afghanistan. Photo from Tehran Times.Conclusion: 2001-2010A People’s History of Afghanistan By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / July 18, 2010 [If you’re … finish reading Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan /Conclusion
Photo by Tom Weber / Minnesota Public Radio.Notes from a Texas patriot:Though stained with hypocrisy,The vision has inspired millions By David Van Os / The Rag Blog / July 4, 2010 [Independence Day] Today is the 234th anniversary of the … finish reading David Van Os : Celebrate the Vision