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Canada to apologise to "purged" gays and lesbians

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The Canadian government is expected to become the next country to apologise to former gay staff in the federal civil service, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Canadian Armed Forces who were interrogated and harassed from the 1950s to the 1990s because of their sexuality. 33 fler ord

Society

Guerrero: Gender Alert in Eight State Municipalities

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The Ministry of the Interior issued a Gender Violence Alert against Women (AVGM) through the National Commission to Prevent and Eradicate Violence against Women (CONAVIM in its Spanish acronym) in eight municipalities in the state of Guerrero: Acapulco de Juarez, Ayutla de los Libres, Chilpancingo de los Bravos, Coyuca de Catalan, Iguala de la Independencia, Jose Azueta, Ometepec and Tlapa de Comonfort. 356 fler ord

Human Rights

The easiest way to get locked up in China!

China will soon become the latest country to ban mocking of its national anthem. Well, that’s not entirely true. You will still be free to change the lyrics to make a satirical point, and you’ll also still be free to boo it – you’ll just have to deal with… 191 fler ord

Politics

International: OAS Agrees to Launch American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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The 47th regular session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) was held in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, on June 19th-21st, under the theme ”Strengthening Dialogue and Prosperity.” Within this framework, the… 225 fler ord

Human Rights

The Fight for Utopia

Since I can remember, I have loved science fiction. I love the idea of a world where all the fights that need to be fought now, have already been won. 1 308 fler ord

Equality

The Confused Logic of War: Review of Howard Zinn’s ‘The Bomb’

By Kym Robinson, The Libertarian Institute, June 12, 2017

The Bomb is a combination of older essays written by Howard Zinn which looks at the morality of the mass aerial bombings of civilian dense targets. 741 fler ord

Peace

For Good to Exist, There Must be Bad ...

This really hits home sometimes.

Like when I meet some people I’m really stumped about – specifically on how they exist. Forget the why bit … 91 fler ord

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