Tag Archives: House of Representatives

2014 Human Rights

Women and children A group of girls play in Beijing, China, where the constitution does not include a non-discrimination clause. Photograph: AP Which countries have laws preventing violence against women? Which legislate for gender equality? And which countries allow abortion? … Continue reading

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How We Got Here: The Path to America’s 2013 Government Shutdown

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The government is shutdown, and the world is watching how America treats its citizens in a battle of wills.  As Ezra Klein said, before the clock struck midnight starting the shutdown, “This is all about…

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A small circle taking a nation hostage

Many think in the United States of America everything is possible. We should perhaps agree with them, when we see that such an incredible thing is possible, that a few people can take the whole country hostage. There are Americans … Continue reading

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