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Central and Eastern Europe at odds with Brussels

The refugee crisis revealed the extent of the ideological parting of ways between old and new Europe. The post Central and Eastern Europe at odds with Brussels appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

“Preserving” Primacy is Both Delusional and Self-destructive

Global economic interdependency and states' pursuit of self-interest in today's multi-polar world combine to undermine U.S. efforts at primacy. The post “Preserving” Primacy is Both Delusional and Self-destructive appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Tim Kaine Joins HRC Debate Watch Party in Orlando

Tonight, Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine is joining HRC President Chad Griffin and Florida supporters for our debate watch party in Orlando. After paying tribute at Pulse nightclub, Kaine and Griffin -- joined by Gabby...Show More Summary

HRC Endorses Patrick Murphy of Florida for U.S. Senate

Today, HRC announced its endorsement of Patrick Murphy for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Marco Rubio. “The choice for LGBTQ Floridians could not be more clear in November. Patrick Murphy has a record of leadership on equality while Marco Rubio has dedicated his career to opposing LGBTQ equality,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. Show More Summary

Roy Moore Has Been Nothing but Trouble for Alabama

Post submitted by Eva Kendrick, HRC Alabama State Manager Post originally appeared on On September 28, the Alabama Court of the Judiciary will gavel in the (hopefully) final hearing on the ethics charges brought against Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore. Show More Summary

ICYMI: Trump Adds Rick Santorum as Adviser

In case you missed it, Donald Trump once again doubled down on his anti-equality agenda, hiring notoriously anti-LGBTQ politician Rick Santorum as an adviser. Santorum is infamous for his anti-LGBTQ positions. Let’s take a minute toShow More Summary

HRC Mississippi Holds Membership Event in Starkville

HRC Mississippi recently hosted a diverse and lively group for a house party in Starkville, Mississippi. Home to Mississippi State University (MSU), Starkville is a vibrant community filled with students and local residents who are ready...Show More Summary

In Syracuse, A Child Can Be Thrown in Solitary for Singing Whitney Houston

A NYCLU lawsuit exposes a nightmarish jail where children are kept for months in isolation for minor misbehavior. Charnasha still suffers through sleepless nights because of her experience at the Onondaga County Justice Center. The Syracuse,...Show More Summary

#AM_Equality Tip Sheet: September 26, 2016

WHEN THE VP CANDIDATE PLANS TO WATCH THE DEBATE WITH YOU Tonight, vice presidential nominee Senator Tim Kaine will join Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin and Orlando-area supporters to watch the highly anticipated presidential debates. Show More Summary

Prague’s Terrorist Perils

In late August, Martin Konvicka, a Czech anti-immigrant nationalist planned and staged a fake ISIS assault in the middle Prague’s Old Town Square. The post Prague’s Terrorist Perils appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Arab Spring Aftermath: Libya

The fall of Gaddafi destroyed the fragile post-colonial state which his iron-fisted rule had held together. The post Arab Spring Aftermath: Libya appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

#turnOUT 2016: HRC’s Chad Griffin on the Road for Equality

What we do between now and Election Day will determine the kind of America we wake up to November 9th. That's why I've hit the road to fire up support for HRC's #turnOUT efforts! We've activated our grassroots army of nearly 2 million...Show More Summary

Can Democratic Values Survive?

Does economic development lead to democracy? This question has been at the center of the debate among modernization theorists in the past decades. The post Can Democratic Values Survive? appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Bringing Life to the Dead Sea

Water can be an economic win-win agent and a ‘lubricant of peace,’ especially when basins transcend jurisdictional boundaries The post Bringing Life to the Dead Sea appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.

Trump’s “Gang of Hate” Expands; Receives Endorsement from Ted Cruz

You’ll never guess whom Texas Senator Ted Cruz just endorsed. Well, maybe you will. The rumor is true: Cruz finally gave in and got on the Trump train. Luckily, he’s not alone. Just this morning, the Trump campaign announced it hired...Show More Summary

Handful of Extremists Protest Marriage Equality at Mexican Embassy

A handful of anti-equality demonstrators gathered in front of the Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C. on Friday afternoon to denounce the continuing momentum towards marriage equality across Mexico, including a presidential proposalShow More Summary

High Level Meeting on LGBTQ Rights at United Nations

Earlier this week, HRC Global and HRC Board Member Paul Boskind attended the highest-level meeting on LGBTQ rights ever to be held at the United Nations (U.N.). U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden addressed...Show More Summary

Girls & School: Q & A with Denise Shepherd-Johnson, UNICEF Afghanistan

The host of the new UNICEF Kid Power mission on girls and school explains how UNICEF helps ensure educational equality

A Week In, the Pardon Snowden Debate Keeps Heating Up

Despite government attempts to discredit him, the arguments in favor of Snowden and his whistleblowing continue to mount. It’s been a very eventful week since we launched the Pardon Snowden campaign. Since then, people worldwide have turned their attention back to the most famous whistleblower of our generation. Show More Summary

Unprecedented and Unlawful: The NSA’s “Upstream” Surveillance

Congress has never engaged in a meaningful public debate about Upstream surveillance — but it should. The FISA Amendments Act of 2008 (FAA) — the statute the government uses to engage in warrantless surveillance of Americans’ international communications — is scheduled to expire in December 2017. Show More Summary

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