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6 Reasons to Celebrate UN Declaration on Its ‘Birthday’

By Scott Stearman | December 12, 2018

A 70-year-old document, no matter how universal, won’t fix our global mess. However, it’s a vital tool in our toolbox. A legal lever to lift the downtrodden, a candle to light in our dark world.

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