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WHERE DO WE COME FROM?

Publication Type:Periodical

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

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...

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Minority Report.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. 5/13/2010, Vol. 241 Issue 7, p16-21. 6p.

Abstract:The article discusses the internal conflict within the group Human Rights Watch (HRW) over how it should report on human rights issues in Israel. HRW was founded in the 1970's and the group monitors human rights abuses all over the world. In September ...

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The Right-to-Work Fad.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. 1/7/78, Vol. 178 Issue 1, p20-23. 4p.

Abstract:Focuses on the advertising campaign launched by the National Right To Work Legal Defense Foundation, a Springfield, Virginia-based nonprofit organization promoting the concept of the open shop where employers are free to hire anyone they please and no ...

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THE SOFTNESS OF REASON.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. 7/13/92 - 7/20/92, Vol. 207 Issue 3/4, p26-35. 6p.

Abstract:Focuses on controversies about gays and gay studies in the U.S. Denial of Supreme Court of due process rights to a gay man; Argument pertaining to the norm of manliness in society; Role of emotions in legal reasoning and on issues pertaining to gay civ...

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The League of Frightened Men.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. 1/19/80, Vol. 182 Issue 3, p17-20. 4p.

Abstract:Criticizes the United Nations (UN) in the face of human rights violation in Iran, and all across the world. Argument of Austrian diplomat Kurt Waldheim in defense of the UN for its role in dealing with the abuses of shah's policy in Iran; Assessment of...

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South Korea With Sympathy.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. 9/17/77, Vol. 177 Issue 12, p12-16. 4p.

Abstract:Describes how South Korean president Park Chung Hee is depicted by the mass media in the U.S. Aim of the mass media for depicting president Park Chung Hee as a brutal dictator; Economic and military aid given by the U.S. to South Korea; Information on ...

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Détente and Dissent.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. 9/22/73, Vol. 169 Issue 11, p15-18. 4p.

Abstract:Focuses on the consequence of the East-West détente in Moscow, the Soviet Union. Report on the trial of Pyotr Yakir and Viktor Krasin for telling Westerners about Soviet violations of human rights; Threats to novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and physici...

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THE MEAN STREETS OF ALGERIA. (cover story)

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. 7/29/96, Vol. 215 Issue 5, p19-22. 4p. 2 Cartoon or Caricatures.

Abstract:Presents an article about the human rights violations and Islamic attacks committed against local and foreign journalists in Algeria as of 1996. Journalist killed by Islamic fundamentalists and terrorists; Reason behind the hostile attitude of Algeria...

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THE POWER OF A DECLARATION.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic. 2/4/2009, Vol. 240 Issue 1, p30-32. 3p.

Abstract:The article discusses the 1948 adaption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the General Assembly of the United Nations, and how the concept of human rights changed with the release of this document. The author describes the provisions of th...

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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.

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...

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