Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter, the 39th president, is the founder of the Carter Center and the winner of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize.

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Monday, June 25, 2012 - 1:38pm
A Cruel and Unusual Record
The United States is abandoning its role as the global champion of human rights.
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Friday, June 17, 2011 - 10:18am
Call Off the Global Drug War
In an extraordinary new initiative announced earlier this month, the Global Commission on Drug Policy has made some courageous and profoundly important recommendations in a report on how to bring more effective control over the illicit drug trade. The commission includes the former presidents or prime ministers of five countries, a former secretary general of the United Nations, human rights leaders, and business and government leaders, including Richard Branson, George P. Shultz and Paul A. Volcker.
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Sunday, December 20, 2009 - 10:02am
Gaza Must Be Rebuilt Now
It is generally recognised that the Middle East peace process is in the doldrums, almost moribund. Israeli settlement expansion within Palestine continues, and PLO leaders refuse to join in renewed peace talks without a settlement freeze, knowing that no Arab or Islamic nation will accept any comprehensive agreement while Israel retains control of East Jerusalem.
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Sunday, July 12, 2009 - 9:57am
The Words of God Do Not Justify Cruelty to Women
"Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status ..." (Article 2, Universal Declaration of Human Rights) "There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus." (Galatians 3:28)
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Thursday, January 8, 2009 - 11:24am
Israel's War on Gaza: An Unnecessary War
I know from personal involvement that the devastating invasion of Gaza by Israel could easily have been avoided.
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Monday, April 28, 2008 - 3:14pm
Talking to 'Terrorists'
A counterproductive Washington policy in recent years has been to boycott and punish political factions or governments that refuse to accept U.S. domination. This policy deters the ability of revolutionary or uncooperative leaders to moderate their attitude and demands.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2007 - 3:26pm
Subsidies' Harvest of Misery
Congress can still act decisively this year to right a wrong that is hurting both small American farmers and the poorest people on the planet. A long-overdue debate is taking place on reform of the 1933 farm bill, passed during the Great Depression to alleviate the suffering of America's family farmers. I was a farm boy then, and the primary cash crops on my father's farm were peanuts and cotton. My first paying job was working for the U.S.
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