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The Problem With Human Rights

Human Rights are everywhere. Thought up about 7 decades ago as a nicely idealistic but non-compulsory way of seeming superior to the horrors of World War II, they have become a term that we just cannot stop talking about, particularly in … Continue reading

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Why US Involvement In Syria Is Actually Illegal

The United States has been involved in political conflicts in the Middle East for decades already, and in all that time, it has claimed to be acting perfectly in accordance with international law. And that’s true. While drone strikes in … Continue reading

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Irrational Activism: Why “Black Peter” Should Not Be Called Racist

Rather than taking some cheap shots at the US about the NSA spying on basically the entire world, today I wanted to talk about something very different: the effect of ill-considered activism. Usually I don’t talk about things that are … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Continent: LGBT Rights in Africa

The past few months, LGBT rights across the world have been in the news more than ever. Most recently England and Wales legalised same-sex marriage, and the same goes for countries such as Uruguay, France and, to some extent, the … Continue reading

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