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Mandatory Fields
Khoo S.
2017 June
Un Nuevo Contrato Social/ A New Social Contract
El derecho a tener derechos/ The right to have rights
Fabricants de Futur
Escala, Spain
Published
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global citizenship; human rights; global challenges; solidarity; Hannah Arendt
This short essay addresses questions of citizenship and ‘the right to have rights’. These are not new questions, but they have new relevance today, when global solidarity and concerted action are needed.Hannah Arendt (1906–1975) was one of the most insightful thinkers on the ‘right to have rights’. Her experiences in the Second World War pointed out that human rights proved impotent at the very moment when they were most needed
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