The Humanization of Human Rights

Not too long ago, no one would have heard of the plight of a Saudi teenager seeking refuge from family and cultural oppression in her home country. But the power of social media made Rahaf Mohammed al Qunun’s struggle into an international news story.

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Dehumanization Nations

As media and political leaders increasingly embrace dehumanizing stereotypes of ideological opponents, America risks drifting down a dark path.

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Lighting a candle for humanity online

For an off-year election, turnout at the polls this week was high. But the lack of a decisive victory for one side or the other portends at least two more years of hyperbolic rhetoric, demonization of our opponents and a lot of partisan loathing.

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Resisting Iranian extremism

Iran seems to be a perpetual case of the good, the bad and the ugly. Ugly is the regime, an extremist sectarian system that has caused untold misery to its own people and others. Bad is the challenge of dealing with a potential Iranian nuclear weapon.

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