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Human Rights

Dignity and freedom for all.

Mother of Exiles
by Pramila Jayapal
In the U.S. today, immigrants are taking the blame for everything from environmental stresses to terrorism to the poor job market. What’s at stake for all of us in this debate?
Etiquette for Activists Etiquette for Activists
by Michael F. Leonen
Why do so many attempts to build coalitions across race and culture result in hurt and division? These seasoned activists offer tips on what makes the difference between success and disaster.
Debating Hate Debating Hate
by Thomas Simon
UNC students debate with Pastor Fred Phelps and his anti-gay views.
Iraqi Americans Face FBI Inquiries
by Pramila Jayapal
U.S. Justice Department and FBI interview immigrants.
Second Chance For Black Farmers
by Carol Estes
A recent class-action suit by black farmers against the USDA fails to stem the loss of land by African American farmers.
Martin Luther King's Movement-Building Legacy Martin Luther King's Movement-Building Legacy
by Grace Lee Boggs
The struggle goes far beyond race and rights. We are in the early stages of a new democratic revolutionary movement.
Veterans of Hope: Ruby Sales
by Ruby Sales
In this Veterans of Hope interview, Ruby Sales tells of her release from prison in Haneyville, Alabama, where she and Jonathan Daniels, a white seminarian, had been registering people to vote.
Choose Life: End the Death Penalty Choose Life: End the Death Penalty
by Sister Helen Prejean
Sister Helen's work with Patrick Sonnier and her campaign against the death penalty.
Integral Sex
by Sarah van Gelder
Integral sex is built neither on a modern version of valueless freedom, nor on a traditionalist view that dogma should determine the nature of our relationships.
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