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Governance Gaps

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60 years into the UN human rights regime, the Human Rights Council has issued a report on the “governance gaps” in addressing corporate liability for international crimes. In the Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issues of human rights and transnational corporations, the HRC rapporteur — while noting widespread corporate complicity [&hellip... more →

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Living Inside the Box

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It is a rich ghetto. Block-type, closed- shaped buildings form a concrete jungle of cold steel and glass constructions: Living in a Bock’s in newly developed little SoHo, Deutschherrnviertel, in Mainhatten, Bankfurt, alias Frankfurt on Main, Germany. The incarnation of a trendy locale, modern lifestyle- the urban principle of the global city.Functions are mixed: living [&hellip... more →

Liberation

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Captive Daughters Media has released its new anthology Pornography: Driving the Demand in International Sex Trafficking, including an essay by our colleague and associate scholar Melissa Farley... more →

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Spirits of the Underworld

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Vanity Fair‘s Alex Shoumatoff explores the spirits of the underworld in his article The Arctic Oil Rush. Tundra methane that could dwarf fossil fuel emissions as a greenhouse gas, as well as dormant pleistocene bacteria capable of producing plagues, comprise just two of the dramatic elements of what Shoumatoff terms the ‘mammoth’s revenge’. Indigenous Siberian [&hellip... more →

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Refugees’ Rights

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It is a quiet war. In the face of brutality against peoples in numerous countries around the world European governments are banging their doors. People seeking asylum are made to “leave of their own free will.” Private organizations, hired to do the governments’ dirty work take care of this voluntary deportation- in many cases even [&hellip... more →

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