Tagged: human rights

Casus Contendentes (Now With Update)

Burt Likko wonders whether, despite the unmitigated human rights awfulness that is the nascent would-be state forming in northern Iraq, swallowing our idealism and adopting a strategy of economic containment wouldn’t be a more practical alternative to making war against ISIS.

UPDATE: Reaction to President Obama’s address of September 10.

Dig The Doodle

Good graphic design should be simple and communicate in an immediately powerful way. Here’s an example.

Against Knee-Jerk Realism

Bombing Syria is still a bad idea even if saving lives in Libya was not

The Price Of Citizenship (Updated)

New Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled today in favor of a plaintiff who sued for violation of one of that state’s anti-discrimination laws based on a photographer refusing to take pictures at her same-sex commitment ceremony. Burt Likko presents a digest of the decision.

Just Crazy…

…but kind of expected. Here’s the part that speaks to me most:

induction leading to abortion qualms

This is the product of late-night thinking, and my ideas tend to be even more crack-pot in that context. So fair warning. Those who have read me for some time know that I am...