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Are All Rights Human Rights
Are All Rights Human Rights

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AIR DATE: March 13, 2012

The definition of a person has been expanding in recent decades. Mitt Romney says corporations are people and the United States Supreme Court has said that corporations and unions have the right to donate unlimited money to run political ads. Political philosopher Susan Shell will look at the problems raised by this expansion of the meaning of a person and the use of rights talk. Have we gone too far?
 
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Susan Shell, Prof of Poli Sci, Boston College

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