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A Decade Later: Building a Progressive Response to the Attacks of 9/11

The 10-year anniversary of 9/11 offers a significant moment to remember and grieve. It also gives us a chance to reflect on the decade that was largely defined by government reactions to that one terrible day. The United States waged two wars in the name of security, killing hundreds of thousands of people who had no [...]
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Curt Goering: The Convention Against Torture 25 Years Later

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (last year)

It is with great sadness that I reflect on what is a significant anniversary for all involved in the struggle to advance human rights: this year's 25th anniversary of the United States signing of the UN Convention Against Torture. Read Post

A Decade Later

Issues & Causes / Human Rights : Blog of Rights: Official Blog of the ACLU (3 years ago)

As the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 approaches, the ACLU joins all Americans in remembering the unspeakable losses suffered on that tragic day. This solemn occasion provides opportunity to reflect on the turbulent decade behind us, a... Read Post

WHO welcomes the extensive Ebola support from the United States of America

Health : World Health Organization (yesterday)

WHO welcomes the contribution from the Government of the United States of America to significantly build upon their previous Ebola response in west Africa. The new commitment provides support to the United Nations and to other inter... Read Post


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