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Contra Aide.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 03/19/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 12, p20-23, 3p, 1 Color Photograph

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Abstract: Criticizes President George W. Bush for appointing John D. Negroponte, former U.S. ambassador to Honduras, as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Assertion that Negroponte did not support human rights in Honduras despite obvious government abuse...

THE RIGHT RIGHTS.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 06/15/98, Vol. 218 Issue 24, p11-12, 2p, 1 Black and White Photograph

Abstract: Discusses the implications of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for the Western nations including the U.S. Emphasis of the declaration on settling cultural differences among various races; Overview of the theory of human nature by Thomas Hobbe...

THE SANDINISTA LOBBY.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 1/20/86, Vol. 194 Issue 3, p11-14, 4p

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Abstract: Focuses on the indifference of some human rights groups to the testimony made by Nicaraguan political refugee Jose Baldizon Aviles regarding human rights abuses in the Honduras. Information on murders of peasants and prisoners by Nicaraguan government ...

Rights of Passage.

Publication Type: Review

Source(s): New Republic; 2/25/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 7, p37-41, 5p

Abstract: Reviews the book "A World Made New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights," by Mary Ann Glendon.

Lefeverish Activity.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 5/30/81, Vol. 184 Issue 22, p12-14, 3p

Abstract: Focuses on the controversy generated due to Ernest Lefever's, assistant secretary of State for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, criticism of the governments of right-wing authoritarian states such as Argentina and El Salvador; Information on the ...

Human Rights On Capitol Hill.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 4/9/77, Vol. 176 Issue 15, p11-13, 2p

Abstract: Discusses the violation of the rights employees in the U.S. Congress. Discrimination of women employees in the U.S. Congress; Dismissal of Shirley Davis, former deputy administrative assistant to U.S. Representative Otto Passman; Details on the employm...

Motherhood, Apple Pie And Human Rights.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 6/4/77, Vol. 176 Issue 23, p14-15, 2p

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Abstract: Offers views on the disagreement over the approval of human rights as a U.S. foreign policy under the administration of President Jimmy Carter. Assessment of the human rights theme as a political issue; Stand of cynics on the issue; Factor that disting...

WHERE DO WE COME FROM?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 3/1/2012, Vol. 243 Issue 3, p28-32. 5p.

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Abstract: A literary criticism of the book "Democratic Enlightenment: Philosophy, Revolution, and Human Rights, 1750-1790," by Jonathan I. Israel is presented. It outlines the Enlightenment period of history and discusses the work of author Peter Gay and his int...

WRONG ABOUT RIGHTS.

Publication Type: Review

Source(s): New Republic; 2/2/87, Vol. 196 Issue 5, p38-41, 4p

Abstract: Reviews the book "The Uncertain Crusade: Jimmy Carter and the Dilemmas of Human Rights Policy," by Joshua Muravchik.

Starve a Cold, Veto Lefever.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 6/13/81, Vol. 184 Issue 24, p5-6, 2p

Abstract: Comments on U.S. President Ronald Reagan's nomination of Ernest Lefever as Assistant Secretary of State for human rights. Background information on Lefever; Important principles at stake in the Lefever nomination; Implications on human rights advocacy ...

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