Feel That Clean Air and Voting Are Human Rights? It’s Partly on You

February 24, 2020
Feel That Clean Air and Voting Are Human Rights? It’s Partly on You

Liz Mineo, Harvard Staff Writer, interviews Kathryn Sikkink on her newest book, The Hidden Face of Rights: Toward a Politics of Responsibilities. 

After years of writing about human rights, Kathryn Sikkink has decided to focus on responsibilities. It is what lies at the heart of her new book, The Hidden Face of Rights: Toward a Politics of Responsibilities, The Gazette sat down with the Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School to talk about her call for a new “ethics of responsibilities” and the role of individuals in dealing with climate change, voting, digital privacy, and other pressing issues.

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