Browsing the "Human Rights" Tag

Can People Who Are Not People Have Rights?

December 9th, 2011 | by Naomi Scheinerman

Are funerals for the survivors or for the dead? Are baby showers for the newborn or for the parents? Living wills are legally enforceable contracts that carry out the wishes of the deceased. In other words, they are burdens placed on those living by people who no longer exist


For Sale

November 9th, 2011 | by Ben Krawitz

POINT: Prostitution is an inherently immoral and predatory institution. COUNTERPOINT: Sex work can be freely chosen and empowering... decriminalizing prostitution is a step towards a more peaceful, inclusive society


Strip for Freedom

December 1st, 2010 | by Leslie Horwitz

On Wednesday, November 24th, airline passenger Jason Rockwood stripped down to his underwear in the LaGuardia security line, protesting the



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