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Human Rights: watch-listen

The inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world. Preamble, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948.

Laverne Cox at Creating Change Conference 2014

Laverne Cox at the Creating Change 2014 Conference

Laverne Cox delivers the keynote address at the Creating Change 2014 Conference. In her speech, she discusses several pertinent issues that trans folks regularly face.

Restorative Justice in Justice Systems

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Officer Greg Ruprecht sees Restorative Justice in action by keeping offenders from becoming repeat offenders. Read about this in Yes!

Stealing J. Edgar Hoover’s Secrets

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One night in 1971, files were stolen from an F.B.I. office near Philadelphia. They proved that the bureau was spying on thousands of Americans. The case was unsolved, until now. Click here http://nyti.ms/1dNNL0G to read the story: Burglars Who Took On F.B.I. … Continue reading

Women of Syria: An Appeal for Peace

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Posted by the UN Women channel, this video features several Syrian women civilians who share their hopes for Syria.

A Christmas Message From Edward Snowden

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On December 25th 2013 Edward Snowden delivered an alternative Christmas message on the UK’s channel 4 TV station. Before the broadcast a short version of the speech was leaked and immediatly uploaded to youtube. That upload was immediatly blocked but … Continue reading

South Sudan: Is Peace Possible?

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Thousands have died and hundreds of thousands have been displaced as a result of the political crisis in South Sudan. Armed conflict continues as peace talks between government and opposition begin in Addis Ababa. Leading South Sudanese civil society institutions … Continue reading

Stop-and-Frisk: The Police Officer

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Police officer Adhyl Polanco grew up with the constant crime and shootings of Washington Heights and always dreamt of becoming one of the “good guys.” After the “1 arrest / 20 summons / 5 stop and frisks” monthly policy was … Continue reading

Don’t Let Shell Kill Again

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This public policy video is edited from two films to support the City of Berkeley’s boycott of companies doing business with Shell Oil Company because of the multinational corporation’s impact on Nigeria and for the death of Ken Saro-Wiwa with … Continue reading