2009 was a “bad year” for human rights

Last Thursday was Human Rights Day and Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, held a hearing to highlight abuses in China, Cuba, Sudan, Vietnam and various other countries.  Vietnam, for example, has gone "from bad to worse": "Hanoi has unleashed a torrent of repression upon courageous citizens fighting for basic rights. [...]

How the UN’s Global Poverty Plan Robs the Poor

  The United Nations Millennium Development Goals were ushered in with global fanfare and media hoopla in 2000. It is nothing short of an ambitious renovation of the political, social, and economic structures of the world. Of course, it's not billed as Development of a Planetary Parliament; it is presented to the world as an [...]