Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The U.S. Has A Long History of Refusing to Apply Human Rights Standards at Home | Alternet

The U.S. Has A Long History of Refusing to Apply Human Rights Standards at Home | Alternet

American politicians often talk as if human rights were only relevant in other countries, but grassroots organisations are increasingly using the human rights framework to win social and economic rights for the poorest and most marginalised people in the U.S. Cathy Albisa, director of the National Economic and Social Rights Inititative, spoke to Meredith Tax.
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