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Charity "a la Carte"

Richard W. Kropf | Posted 04.20.2014 | Religion
Richard W. Kropf

Genuine charity or philanthropy requires, above all else, that we are dedicated to seeing to it, first of all, that every human being has access to all the basic human rights.

Freedom in the World 2013: Winners and Losers

Freedom House | Posted 03.18.2013 | World
Freedom House

by Arch Puddington and Jennifer Dunham *Arch Puddington is vice president for research at Freedom House, and Jennifer Dunham is the research a...

Was the Single Woman Neglected by Second-Wave Feminism?

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bella DePaulo

An important focus of first-wave feminism was political independence; in the second wave, economic independence was among the significant goals. Now, argues Moran, it is time to set our sights on emotional independence.

World's Worst Human Rights Violators: Freedom House Report (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new report by the Washington-based watchdog Freedom House has identified nine countries and one territory as being the world's worst human rights ab...

Abolition of the Death Penalty

Navi Pillay | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Navi Pillay

This month we mark the 20th anniversary of the adoption of a key treaty that aims to bring about the abolition of the death penalty.