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What does Trump mean when he uses the term “sovereignty”?

Decimating our civil rights. Source: At U.N., Trump Hides Behind ‘Sovereignty’ to Shield His Administration From Scrutiny An excerpt: In a world that places sovereignty above all, there can be no conflict resolution or meaningful protections against human rights abuses … Continue reading

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The global war against women in India: one girl fights back

A girl in India resists threats and bribes to pursue the upper-caste men she says gang-raped her. Source: A Rapist’s Nightmare – The New York Times It begins: LUCKNOW, India — FOR as long as anyone can remember, upper-caste men … Continue reading

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Global war against women: Afghan girl raped in mosque, “honor killing” declared

This is as disgusting a story about the global war against women as I’ve ever read. And it’s insane: KUNDUZ, Afghanistan — It was bad enough that the alleged rape took place in the sanctity of a mosque, and that … Continue reading

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