Archive | Human Rights

11 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

“Camping”

If you read nothing today (and hopefully not any of my hormonal teenage crap), you should certainly read this piece: Whenever people in the United States ask if I’ve ever been camping, I say “No, but does refugee camping count?” Apparently it’s only Real Camping if you take a shit in the deep woods. It […]

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06 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

A Time to Change: Unconscionable Contracts and Workers’ Rights to Use Social Media As Concerted Activity

Since I believe in open and honest communication and people are curious as to what transpired between Change.org and me, here is a fleshed-out version. It is not meant to ruffle any feathers but just a statement of facts that transpired over the course of the last few days. I was told early Friday morning […]

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20 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

When is the Last Time Bombing A Country Freed People?

I have a question. When is the last time bombing a country with Tomahawk missiles freed a people? Was it in Vietnam, Korea, the Balkans, Afghanistan, Iraq? Frankly, I have no idea what is going on in Libya. Qaddhafi claims the uprising is Al-Qaeda forces. The “rebels” — who are religious but claim not to […]

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15 September 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Dissenting: On Cultural Elitism in the Law

Drug Enforcement Agency agents, suspecting Juan Pineda-Moreno of growing marijuana, snuck onto his property in the middle of the night and planted a GPS device on the bottom of his Jeep. Pineda-Moreno admitted to the marijuana charges (lets not get into the merits of drug laws against cannabis growth and possession), but has challenged the […]

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17 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

5 Actions You Can Take To Halt the Deportation of Bita Ghaedi

Really quick – An asylum seeker in the United Kingdom, Bita Ghaedi conducted a hunger strike for up to a month because she was terrified of being tortured and killed if she is forced to return to Iran. Guess what? She is being forced to go back now by the British government this coming Tuesday! […]

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