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‘Hypocracy’: Selective Attention to Human Rights

‘Hypocracy’: Selective Attention to Human Rights

BY COLTON CALANDRELLA Unfortunately, in many parts of the world prejudice and hatred against homosexuals prevail as the status quo. Uganda recently passed a law criminalizing homosexuality in extremely harsh terms. President Obama condemned Uganda’s anti-gay law almost as vociferously as the law itself condemned homosexuality. He was not alone; countless Western leaders joined him in denouncing the law as […]

Good Intentions, but no Pavement

Good Intentions, but no Pavement

BY COLTON CALANDRELLA The small, rural village of El Limon lies at the bottom of a winding, steep hill; the dusty, jarring bus ride takes about an hour from San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador. One might expect to encounter problems like joblessness or inadequate housing within the community, but one of the town’s most pressing issues presents itself long […]