Wednesday, December 31, 2014

10 Ways Human Rights and Democracy Won in 2014

In 2014, we saw a lot of brutality. Unarmed black men and women were killed by police, women were raped on college campuses and in military barracks, foreign nationals were tortured, and young and mentally ill Americans were confined for extended periods in solitary confinement in U.S. prisons.It was a violent year, but no worse than other years. What was different was the emergence of new movements of resistance—and with them new possibilities for change.


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