An orangutan which spent 20 years in an Argentine zoo is being moved to a US animal sanctuary after being granted the same legal rights as humans.
I've written about the lack of social capital in my adopted home of Tucson and in much of the United States, as evidenced by, among other social ills, the cruelty of letting the homeless, most of whom are addicts or mentally ill, live and die in the
Privacy is a basic human right. It's there in Article 12 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: "Freedom from Interference with Privacy, Family, Home and Correspondence." Attaining that right in an era of dragnet surveillance, mass data
Every man, woman, and responsible child has an unalienable individual, civil, Constitutional, and human right to obtain, own, and carry, openly or concealed, any weapon--rifle, shotgun, handgun, machinegun, anything--any time, any place, without as
In what is considered one of the greatest abolitionist speeches, Frederick Douglass presented "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" to the Rochester Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society in New York on July 5, 1852.
As issues of life and death become more pronounced in our society, it is time for those who value freedom, liberty, and nonaggression to re-examine their political position on abortion.
The voluntary consent of the human subject is absolutely essential
The Israeli occupation has left its physical and political mark within the historic walls, with most Palestinians barred from visiting Al-Aqsa
With Benjamin Netanyahu under pressure and the US signaling its support, the time to realize this catastrophic ambition may be fast approaching
– God's judgement on Planned Parenthood should be equal to the barbaric acts they carry out every day
As Honduran teachers and doctors resist the neoliberal restructuring of health and education services, educator and organizer Bayron Rodríguez Pineda explains the roots of the mobilizations and the growing people power in the streets. The bills a
-in Belmarsh to check he is being treated decently