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U.S. sanctions do not promote human rights, they violate them

Scout Hutchinson, Columnist April 15, 2021

For many, United States sanctions are falsely considered to be forms of nonviolent diplomacy used in the name of protecting human rights. They are posited and instituted as purely economic solutions...

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On Bystander Intervention

Harry Kelso, Columnist November 9, 2017

In the end, we are all human. We will find ourselves in situations where we simply do not know what to do. However, we do bear a responsibility to help others. It is in our best interest to create a positive...

Another Opinion on Bystander Intervention

India Flinchum, Columnist November 9, 2017

Social justice advocates have argued for decades over the extent to which bystanders are responsible for intervening in acts of injustice. Indeed, an individual’s definition of “injustice” may vary...

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