Post Tagged with: "positive rights"

The European “Right” to a Healthy Child

The European “Right” to a Healthy Child

October 10, 2012 at 9:00 am 0 comments

by Paul Coleman One of the great science fiction movies of modern times is Gattaca. More than being brilliantly shot, well-acted and supported by a moving soundtrack, the themes it explores are chillingly relevant for the times in which we live. Set in “the not too distant future,” the movie […]

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Just Say No to Positive Rights

Just Say No to Positive Rights

September 17, 2012 at 9:15 am 2 comments

by Matt Cavedon The Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) says that “the United States stands virtually alone in the world as an opponent of economic and social rights,” and that this is especially troubling in the face of calls for government austerity, which threatens the “inherent human rights” […]

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