Livy in his history of early Rome says community and true patriotism are ” founded upon respect for the family and love of the soil.” But that was then; now the national soil and constitutions are being replaced by corporate fealty and respect for global rights. Advertisements
I finally put a Google search in for “law versus human rights” to see what the experts might have put online. Most files seemed to stress a citizen’s rights before the law or attempts to define human rights. So I’ll go back to my old naive view that western laws are based on the moral … More Human Rights Versus Law
“UN racism committee issues ‘warning’ over US tensions” Thanks Yahoo Any problems in Quebec, Canada?
Today Canada’s Federal opposition party leader wants to reach out to the American family who allegedly lost a member in Afghanistan to a young dual Canadian citizen who has been judicially awarded several million dollars from the government of Canada’s ruling party for not upholding the dual citizen’s human rights while he was being held … More Law and Human Rights
To someone not expert in the law, what follows quoted from an A.P article seems evidence of the conflict between globe based immigrant/human rights (reminiscent of that old U.S. “open door policy”) and nation based immigration laws. Mar 3, 7:34 PM EST Mexico launches nationwide effort in US to help migrants By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON … More Migrant Rights
It’s weird how the media and the movie-star-entertainment community have made me want to defend President Trump, whose offensive “Your Fired” image and widely reported hapless victim of bankruptcy character determined my first impressions of him, against insults meant to shame him out of public life. Maybe despite my sociopolitical tendencies that lean left of … More President Trump, Journalism and Religion