The United States Senate will likely soon consider ratification the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), which fell six votes short of the 67 needed last December. The CPRD’s stated purpose is “to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by […]
Geoffrey McLatchey is a research associate at the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C.
Following Hugo Chavez’s death, President Rafael Correa of Ecuador could be considered his likely successor as leader of South America’s pseudo-Marxist populist movement. True to form, he recently called on all Latin American countries to unify to combat the oppressive rule of multinational corporations, which he accuses of treating Latin American nations like “colonies.” His […]