Wednesday February 19, 2020

Political Notebook: Is there such a thing as the 'right' to health?

A right to health really means a right to healthcare, provided by the government. But at what cost?

2nd June, 2012

In a few weeks, celebrated Burmese democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Dublin to receive Amnesty International's 'Ambassador of Conscience' award.

Her release from house arrest, her election and now her first opportunity for international travel (she will come to Ireland from Oslo, where she will receive the Nobel Prize awarded to her in 1991) since being detained in 1989 are all testament to the power of individual courage in the service of...

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