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Speaking truth to power
Stark power imbalances are fueling extreme global inequality and cross-movement alliances within civil society are needed to combat the problem.
August 11, 2010
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization should cancel the Obiang Prize at its next session in October 2010, the Center for Economic and Social Rights and 95 partner groups said in a letter sent to UNESCO... Read More
August 1, 2010
UN General Assembly passes a resolution declaring access to clean water and sanitation as a fundamental right.
July 5, 2010
The income gap between whites and blacks more than quadrupled between 1984 and 2007, and a quarter of black families have no assets at all.
June 23, 2010
Court ruling on 1984 Bhopal chemical disaster is "too little, too late."
June 17, 2010
New mechanism will ensure that victims of economic rights violations have the right to an effective remedy.
May 25, 2010
Equatorial Guinea Seeks to Resurrect UNESCO-Obiang Science Prize.
May 9, 2010
"UNESCO is allowing itself to be used to burnish the unsavory reputation of a cruel and corrupt despot." --Tutu Alicante, EG Justice
May 6, 2010
Successive governments have seen health, education, housing and other social goods as market commodities rather than as rights which the state has the duty to respect, protect and fulfill.
May 6, 2010
UNESCO-Obiang Science Prize Funded by Suspect Money from Equatorial Guinea Leader.
May 3, 2010
Despite being the world's wealthiest economy, the United States has one the poorest records of economic and social rights achievement of all high-income countries, a new CESR analysis shows.