Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo
In recent weeks, openDemocracy has published a number of interesting articles discussing the concrete impact of having social and economic rights legalized/incorporated into into a nations’ constitution. What is particularly interesting about these articles is that they present what some would consider a “counter-intuitive” perspective, i.e. that legalizing these rights have little impact, and, on occasions it may even be detrimental. I don’t necessarily subscribed to this view but I think it’s important to discuss these possibilities. Here are the links to these articles
Human rights and social justice: the in(di)visible link
Does social justice work against human rights?
Legalizing economic and social rights won’t help the poor
We need to drastically change the way we produce and eat food
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