Samuel Moyn

teaches law and history at Yale University. His new book Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World will be published by Harvard University Press in 2018.


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Are human rights enough?

The Universal Declaration between welfare state and neoliberal globalization

For all their importance, human rights have become ineffectual in the face of market fundamentalism, writes historian Samuel Moyn. In order to confront material inequality, human rights must overcome their individualist and anti-statist origins.

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