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Our system was conceived as a means of promoting the public interest, but Trump wants to promote only his own interest.

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UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, 2017

Successive administrations, including the present one, have determinedly rejected the idea that economic and social rights are full-fledged human rights, despite their clear recognition not only in key treaties that the US has ratified (such as the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination), and in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which the US has long insisted other countries must respect. But denial does not eliminate responsibility, nor does it negate obligations. ... A state official pointed to apathy, which he explained by saying that "when people are poor they just give up on the electoral system."  If this is the case, as seems likely, some political elites have a strong self-interest in keeping people in poverty.  

UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, 2016

During this country visit, the experts observed the excessive control and supervision targeting all levels of their life. This control since September 2001, has been reinforced by the introduction of the Patriot Act. We heard testimonies from African Americans based on their experience that people of African descent are treated by the State as a dangerous criminal group and face a presumption of guilt rather than innocence.

The only legal way to constrain Trump is to vote for a Congress, this November, that will stand up to him. And then, in November 2020, vote him and his regime out of office.

If he refuses to accept the results of that election, as he threatened to do if he lost the 2016 election, he will have to be forcefully removed from office.



Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Jun 13th, 2018 at 01:32:02 AM EST
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Latest in legitimate Human Rights Abuses by the gov that reportedly sets the standard for DPRK.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Jun 13th, 2018 at 07:02:51 PM EST
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