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Monthly Archives: October 2012

After a final ruling by the European Court of Human Rights, the UK government is believed to be planning a draft bill that will introduce limited voting rights for prisoners despite widespread opposition to the move in the legislature. The announcement...

By Record on Oct 28th, 2012

This editorial is signed by Adam Kingsmith, Reporter; Simona Sikimic, Reporter; Stephanie Pedersen, Reporter; Marisa Cortright, Editor; and Amartya Biswas, Managing Editor. The presidency of Barack Obama will see the end of its first term this...

By Record on Oct 27th, 2012

The Supreme Court has remained a largely unspoken topic on the campaign trail — even though the Court plays a critical function in Americans’ lives. (This past June’s Affordable Care Act ruling, anyone?) ...

By Record on Oct 26th, 2012

“Green is the new black,” proclaims Greenpeace International. “Corporations are falling all over themselves to demonstrate to current and potential customers that they are not only ecologically conscious, but also environmentally correct.”...

By Record on Oct 26th, 2012

With the third and final presidential debate on Monday night set to focus on foreign policy, Iran will once again take center stage. The issue will be all the more charged since the New York Timesreported this weekend — and the White House...

By Record on Oct 22nd, 2012

Sex selection is the active decision by parents to choose a particular sex for their child. It can be accomplished either pre or post-implantation of an embryo, or post-conception. ...

By Record on Oct 21st, 2012

Law, it is often said is what separates us from the barbarians. But law can also be used to stop so-called civilizing forces from performing barbaric actions abroad. As four Nigerian farmers and fishermen take oil giants Shell to court, this...

By Record on Oct 20th, 2012

The Transportation Security Administration has been quietly removing its X-ray body scanners from major airports over the last few weeks and replacing them with machines that radiation experts believe are safer. ...

By Record on Oct 19th, 2012

Last week the Nobel Committee awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union (EU) in recognition of “over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.” ...

By Record on Oct 19th, 2012

The Muslim Brotherhood has received increasing scrutiny globally in recent years, partly for their non-secular approach to politics, as well as for their participation in such monumental political developments as the Arab Spring. ...

By Record on Oct 17th, 2012