How a French philosopher nailed why human rights matter
Thomas Coombes

Subversive and with an eye for counter-culture, Foucault establishes the equality of all men, an “international citizenship”, on the basis of a universal subjugation to governmental powers. And in defending protest and resistance he promotes an idea of freedom as a practice rather than an as abstract ideal or a goal to be achieved.

Does then follow that, “All men are born unfree and equal…”?

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