120 ARE THE RIGHTS OF NATURE BEING TRAMPLED? A PERSPECTIVE FROM THE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS PERSPECTIVE. »

Essays
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Claudio Schuftan, Ho Chi Minh City cschuftan@phmovement.org

Abstract The paper explores the role transnational corporations under the capitalist accumulation regime have been Read more…

119 YES, RESILIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY ARE TOO NARROWLY DEFINED. »

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Claudio Schuftan, Ho Chi Minh City cschuftan@phmovement.org

Abstract

A short and well-justified critique of the concepts of resilience and sustainability as commonly Read more…

418 IN A WORLD DOMINATED BY MARKETS, WHERE RESOURCES FLOW TOWARD POWER INSTEAD OF NEED, WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF WE REALLY CARED MORE ABOUT HUNGER AND MALNUTRITION FROM A RIGHT TO NUTRITION PERSPECTIVE? (Brooke Aksnes) »

Human Rights: Food for a narrowly focused thought

Human Rights Reader 418

The current malnutrition problem around the world is not its double Read more…

417 POVERTY REDUCTION AS A GOAL SOUNDS LOVELY, BUT THIS FAIRY TALE VISION OF DEVELOPMENT AND OF HUMAN RIGHTS BETRAYS A SERIOUS MISUNDERSTANDING OF POVERTY. (J. Hickel) »

Human rights: Food for a misunderstood thought

Human Rights Reader 417

-An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most Read more…

416 HEALTH-RIGHTS AND JUSTICE-IN-GLOBAL-HEALTH HAVE A UNITY OF PURPOSE: TO GUARANTEE HEALTH OPPORTUNITIES AND OUTCOMES FOR MARGINALIZED POPULATIONS. »

Human rights: Food for an often-ignored thought

Human Rights Reader 416

Most governments ignore their human rights obligations in health

Currently, governments perceive Read more…

415 INEQUALITY HAS BEEN A CHOICE. GLOBALIZATION THRIVES ON EXISTING INEQUALITIES. (Joseph Stiglitz) »

Human rights: Food for a not-by-chance thought

Human Rights Reader 415

-Bernie Sanders put it best: “We not only have massive wealth and Read more…

414 THE GREATEST PUNISHMENT FOR THOSE WHO ARE NOT INTERESTED IN POLITICS IS THAT THEY ARE GOVERNED BY PEOPLE WHO ARE. (Arnold Toynbee) »

Human rights: Food for a punishing thought

Human Rights Reader 414

Politics without value-grounded ideas stimulates corruption (Revista Primera Piedra)

1. In its Read more…

413 HEALTH CARE FOR THOSE RENDERED POOR OFTEN ENDS UP BEING POOR HEALTH CARE, SO THAT THE MORE WE TARGET BENEFITS AT THEM ONLY … THE LESS LIKELY WE ARE TO REDUCE POVERTY AND INEQUALITY. (Amrtya Sen) »

Human rights: Food for a thought to be fought-for

Human Rights Reader 413

We can safely say that, in the case of Read more…

412. YOUNG PEOPLE MUST OCCUPY THEIR RIGHTFUL PLACE IN HUMAN RIGHTS DECISION-MAKING. THEY HAVE TO PROGRESSIVELY TAKE THE HELM OF THE SHIP. »

Human rights: Food for a youth-reminding thought

Human Rights Reader 412

The future will ultimately either go in the direction of the youth’s Read more…

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INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the website that holds a big chunk of what I have published over the last 25 years. The website is Read more…