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Human Rights Payoff?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 1/28/78, Vol. 178 Issue 4, p17-19. 3p.

Abstract: Focuses on the improvement in the human rights and political situations in Nicaragua. Negative impact of the assassination of opposition leader Pedro Joaquin Chamorro on the human rights movement; Chamorro's criticism against General Anastasio Somoza D...

On Human Dignity.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 1/28/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 3, p23-26, 4p

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Abstract: Focuses on the letter in response to an appreciate letter from George Kennan about the essay "Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century" which appeared in the mid century issue of the journal "Foreign Affairs" in 1950. Discussion of the Soviet regime du...

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 ...

THE SUCCESSION.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 09/14/98-09/21/98, Vol. 219 Issue 11/12, p23-28, 6p

Abstract: Alleges that a flawed U.S. foreign policy towards Afghanistan is the reason for the presence of terrorists in the country that are perpetrating human rights abuses against the Afghans as of September 1998. Discussion on the history of U.S. foreign pol...

Amnesty International at 20.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 5/23/81, Vol. 184 Issue 21, p13-15. 3p.

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Abstract: Presents information on the organization Amnesty International. Statement that Amnesty's activities are intensified each year, and it succeeds in ameliorating the conditions of at least half of the political victims whose causes it takes up; Focus on t...

THE CONSERVATIVE WARS.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 8/11/86 - 8/18/86, Vol. 195 Issue 6/7, p15-18, 4p

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Abstract: Focuses on the conflict between traditionalists and neoconservatives in the U.S. Position of the groups on civil rights issues; Accusations of traditionalists against neoconservatives; Mention of anti-semitic allegations against neoconservatives; React...

Are Human Rights Passé?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 12/27/80, Vol. 183 Issue 26, p14-17. 3p.

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Abstract: Focuses on the human rights policy of U.S. President Ronald Reagan. Views expressed by professors and retired colonels regarding the human rights policy of Reagan; Attitude of the country towards third world countries; Importance of human rights for th...

BETWEEN LITTLE ROCK AND A HARD PLACE.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 2/3/86, Vol. 194 Issue 5, p29-33, 5p

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Abstract: Focuses on the book "The Strange career of Jim Crow." Information that the book originated as a series of lectures the author gave at the invitation of the University of Virginia; Comments on the Brown decision that appeared to remove the constitutiona...

Rights and Reagan.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 11/29/80, Vol. 183 Issue 22, p5-8. 3p.

Abstract: Comments on U.S. President-elect Ronald Reagan's stand on the issue of human rights with regards to the military dictatorships in Latin America. Discussion of former President Jimmy Carter's human rights policies; Reagan's plan to cut off financial aid...

UNEASY HOLIDAY.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 2/3/86, Vol. 194 Issue 5, p22-27, 5p, 1 Cartoon or Caricature

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Abstract: Focuses on the commemoration of the birthday of U.S. black civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Comparison of the enshrinement legislation on holidays named after national leaders in the country; Controversies surrounding the enactment of the Ma...

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