Center for Economic and Social Rights Posts US Status Report

From this week’s AAAS Science and Human Rights newsletter: Rating the US Record on Economic and Social Rights “It’s rare that the United States’ record on economic and social rights faces official international scrutiny. One such opportunity comes later this year, when the country must appear before the UN Human Rights Council, as part of its … Continue reading Center for Economic and Social Rights Posts US Status Report

Chicago Human Rights and New Sciences Event, 5/14-15

For our Chicago-area readers, the Human Rights and the New Sciences Symposium is being held today and tomorrow, through the University of Chicago’s Human Rights Program and Department of Anthropology. Attendance is open to the public with online registration. The symposium seeks to explore how “rapid developments in scientific knowledge and technologies have been challenging … Continue reading Chicago Human Rights and New Sciences Event, 5/14-15