Mona Younis

Mona Younis

Mona Younis is a human rights advocate who co-founded two human rights funds that support grassroots initiatives throughout the world: the Fund for Global Human Rights and the Arab Human Rights Fund.

Articles by this author

"Our leaders have apparently judged that we either don’t need — or don’t deserve — things like an adequate standard of living and universal health care." (Photo: Otherwords) Views
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Other Countries Expect More of Their Leaders. So Should We.
Are we Americans unworthy? That’s certainly the message we’re getting from our government. Over 40 percent of us are poor or low-income. How is that possible in the wealthiest country in history? “The United States is alone among developed countries in insisting that while human rights are of...
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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Wanted: 1.5 Billion Immigrants
During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump famously promised to deport every person living in this country without proper papers. I have another idea: The 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. should be granted citizenship immediately in a mass induction. Why? It’s simple. Let’s say a...
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