Sunday, September 25, 2016
  1. Can South Korea Make More Babies?

    Lee Jong-Wha
  2. Mothers of the Disappeared

    Anne-Marie Slaughter, ET AL

    Mothers of the Disappeared

    &  describe how women have moved to the forefront of the fight against state murder and femicide.

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    In Latin America and elsewhere, women, especially mothers of victims of violence, are constantly at the forefront of human-rights activism. Where state institutions or elected officials fail to take action against abuses, these women have filled a vacuum, challenging traditional gender roles in the process. READ MORE

  3. The Human Right That Keeps on Giving

    Kailash Satyarthi

    The Human Right That Keeps on Giving

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     argues that access to quality education is a basic good that enables the provision of all others.

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    Easy and safe access to quality education is not just a fundamental human right, but also an enabling right – essential for the exercise of all others. With such a powerful tool available to us, we should be doing whatever we can to use it, and this month's United Nations General Assembly summit is a good place to start. READ MORE

  4. Turkey’s Changing Freedom Deficit

    Timur Kuran
  5. India’s Prohibition Hypocrisy

    Shashi Tharoor

    India’s Prohibition Hypocrisy

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     explains why the country's states that have banned alcohol typically beat a hasty retreat.

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    In a country where the national hero is the saintly Mahatma Gandhi, who considered alcohol an unmitigated evil, drinking has always carried a whiff of disrepute – one that has led to repeated attempts to implement prohibition. But Indians' penchant for moralizing has often carried heavy economic and human costs. READ MORE

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