Tag Archives: Rights

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: SCOTUS, Trump Collide Over Transgender Rights

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Transgender people have had a head-spinning week. First, the Trump administration issued long-promised rules rolling back the Obama administration’s protections against discrimination in health care. But just three days later, the Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling authored by conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch, said that… Read More »

Madrid Demands Reciprocity From London To Maintain Britons’ Rights In A No-Deal Brexit Scenario

MÁLAGA, SPAIN – SEPTEMBER 22: British citizens came from different places of Costa del Sol … [+] demonstrate against Brexit and Prime Minister Boris Jonhson on September 22, 2019 in Málaga, Spain. (Photo by Álex Zea/Europa Press via Getty Images) (Photo by Europa Press News/Europa Press via Getty Images) Europa Press via Getty Images Spain… Read More »

UN Expert: Human Rights, Lives Facing ‘Climate Apartheid’

Cars move slowly through a flooded roadway on June 7, 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. Getty An report submitted to the United Nations this week warns that human rights — along with many of our planet’s poorest residents — may not survive the ongoing climate crisis. Philip Alston, UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, said in… Read More »