From Collegium, a special issue on Universalism in International Law and Political Philosophy, including Hauke Brunkhorst (Flensburg): Democracy under Pressure: The Destiny of the Idea of an Egalitarian Society in the World Society; Andreas Follesdal (Oslo): International Judicial Human Rights Review: Effective, Legitimate or Both?; Heikki Patomaki (Helsinki): Rethinking Global Parliament: Beyond the Indeterminacy of International Law; David Kennedy (Harvard): One, Two, Three, Many International Legal Orders: Legal Pluralism and the Cosmopolitan Dream. A review of Cosmopolitanism: A Philosophy for Global Ethics by Stan van Hooft. From Ethics & Global Politics, a symposium on James Bohman's Democracy Across Borders. Michael Walzer is a left internationalist, but definitely not a world citizen. A review of The Rule of Law by Tom Bingham (and more and more). Ernesto Garzon Valdes (Mainz): Dignity, Human Rights, and Democracy. A review of Relativism and Human Rights: A Theory of Pluralistic Universalism by Claudio Corradetti. How rights move: An essay on losing and acquiring rights in the international domain. Hell on Earth: The West still turns a blind eye to the world's most brutal and systematic abuse of human rights. With A Problem from Hell, Samantha Power changed the way we talk about liberalism and human rights. It's time for a much more critical history of human rights. Freedom is the goal rather than the ground of human rights, but freedom also depends on others; achieving the conditions for freedom is humanity's overriding moral obligation. Crying for freedom: A disturbing decline in global liberty prompts some hard thinking about what is needed for democracy to prevail. Christopher Hitchens on how Amnesty International has lost sight of its original purpose.

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