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‘Why Bad Guys Matter’

  Foreign Policy recently published a great feature on the factors behind a failed state, with an emphasis on how the presence of a corrupt, tyrannical leader can make the difference between a failed state and a weak state. Using an index of 12 indicators–including a country’s economic decline, loss …

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Food for Thought- Screening Room: ‘Burma VJ’

Food For Thought is a regular feature profiling books, music, and movies with a human rights angle. In  September 2007, Buddhist monks took to the streets of Rangoon to protest the totalitarian regime of Burma, a military junta that stifles dissent and has kept Aang Sun Suu Kyi-a politician whose …

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Today is DonorBridge Giving Day!

From 7 a.m. to 7. p.m. today, September 8, HRI is taking part in Giving Day, an online giving event hosted by Communities Foundation of Texas to promote their philanthropic platform DonorBridge. So what does this mean exactly, you might ask? Essentially, it means that any donation you make to …