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HUMAN RIGHTS WORK IS NOT JUST ABOUT FIGHTING AGAINST INDIVIDUAL HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATORS AND EXISTING INSTITUTIONALIZED INEQUALITIES. IT UNAVOIDABLY REQUIRES STRUGGLING OVER POWER ISSUES AND DEFYING WHOLE SYSTEMS OF THOUGHT. (Open Human Rights)

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Human rights: Food for defying a system of thought   Human Rights Reader 433   A tough period is ahead of us, charged with many challenges. We have to think hard, reflect; we have to (re)invent and continue dreaming: never give up! (Jorge Scherman)   Marx famously said that he was not interested in understanding […]

A TALE ABOUT INHUMAN WRONGS AND HUMAN RIGHTS.

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Food for a broadly endorsed thought Human Rights Reader 259 Is it facetious to say that ever more people are ever more worse-off? 1. Human Rights (HR) provide an authoritative legal and moral framework to tackle the deep-rooted causes of the ‘inhuman wrongs’ of poverty and discrimination, i.e., the ongoing global processes of impoverishment. (U. […]




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