Human rights

Thoughts on human rights

This article fleshes out some of the ideas in the introduction and would be a good one to read after that.

The Rwandan massacres

The massacres in Rwanda were an event that touched me deeply, and taught me much about the world.  Here are a couple of good summary articles about why the west should also learn from them.
I cannot and will not give any undertaking at a time when I, and you, the people, are not free. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated
Nelson Mandela

Command and control

Eric Schlosser

Part of my attraction to this book is that I enjoyed his previous bestseller Fast Food Nation so much.