Approaches to Human Rights

 Syllabus (Abbreviated)   Instructor: AHMED SOUAIAIA Website: https://ahmed.souaiaia.com About the Course: Approaches to Human Rights is a seminar for graduate students with interest in the study of law, history, politics, philosophy, economics, religion, and culture. In this class, we engage with the various theoretical approaches to the human rights discourse and analyze the connections between […]

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Cowardice, Elitism, Racism and Academia

By Ahmed E Souaiaia* August 1, 2019 While launching his political 2020 presidential campaign, Donald Trump, clarified beyond doubt what he means by his slogan, “Make America Great Again.” He called on four congresswomen to go back to their countries of origin. The four congresswomen are, Ilhan Omar (MN), Ayanna Pressley (MA), Rashida Tlaib (MI), […]

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Separate And Unequal

Abstract: On May 11, 2019, the US federal government indicted 50 individuals, charging them with bribery and fraud in a widespread college admission scandal involving wealthy parents, coaches, administrators, and business executives, paying bribes to buy their children’s way into the nation’s elite schools. For weeks thereafter, the public discourse had become engaged primarily with […]

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