December 23, 2008 | Health
A memo to President Obama by the former head of Amnesty International USA Read the article written by William F. Schulz, a senior fellow in human rights policy at the Center for American Progress, who served for twelve years as executive director of Amnesty International USA. Keep reading »
December 14, 2008 | Health
"Health Reform From Bottom Up," an editorial in the Helena Independent Record of Montana, applauds the Lewis and Clark City-County Health Board for a resolution recognizing health care is a "basic human right." The editorial concludes by stating "In the 21st century... Keep reading »
December 8, 2008 | Education
NESRI recently released the report “Teachers Talk: School Culture, Safety and Human Rights.” Teachers surveyed in New York City schools reported that under-resourced and overcrowded classrooms contribute to destructive school climates that threaten the human right to education and the ability of teachers to develop positive relationships with their students. Without... Keep reading »
December 2, 2008 | Health
The City-County Board of Health in Lewis & Clark County, Montana, has adopted a resolution that recognizes the human right to health and health care and commits the country to develop a universal health care system: From the Board of Health's Resolution, adopted December 4, 2008: Keep reading »
October 23, 2008 | Housing
The following statement was issued today in New York by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Raquel Rolnik. Keep reading »
October 16, 2008 | Health
Kim Abbott, an organizer with the Montana Human Rights Network in Helena, writes about the "game-changer" that occurred during the presidential debates. Read the story here  Keep reading »
August 21, 2008 | Health
Yesterday, NESRI along with the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) released a human rights assessment, Human Right to Health Care: Nominees' Plans Lag Behind Public... Keep reading »
August 20, 2008 | Housing
GRIT on the Gulf Roundtable: Rebuilding New Orleans See the Laura Flanders' interview on GRITtv with Sam Jackson   ... Keep reading »

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