Category Archives: 1 – Politics

T10 – Up With The Unions – Responses

What has been gratifying about this week’s responses has been how they have built on my thoughts about the unions, driving further into their potential as builders of a human rights culture.  But at the same time, you have not allowed me to drift into some kind of romantic nostalgia for a long lost unionised ‘Golden Age.’ Continue reading

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T10 – Up With The Unions

Human rights thrive when the workers are united Continue reading

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T8 – Down With Constantine! – Responses

Paul Bernal asks about achieving a better balance with regard to property.  He thinks as I do that the Convention as it has been interpreted is far too relaxed about the accumulation of money. Continue reading

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T8 – Down With Constantine!

Property is (nearly) theft. Continue reading

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T5 – Hatred Can Be Progress – Responses

I made a mistake in using the term ‘Hatred’ in the title, Antonio and Jose-Manuel Barretto were right to take me up on this and I will make sure it disappears from any final product that this project produces: it was a misjudgement on my part. Continue reading

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T5 – Hatred Can Be Progress

If human rights are not despised by the powerful they are not human rights Continue reading

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