Professor Nathan Tarcov on Freedom, Republics, and Peoples in Machiavelli’s Prince (pdf). Newsweek reports how,despite US sanctions, Burma is stumbling along. The Tinig e-zine is again online with a feature on the public humiliation so prevalent among student organizations at the University of the Philippines. From the Harvard Human Rights Journal, Professor Stephen Marks on The Human Right to Development: Between Rhetoric and Reality. Marit Stinus-Remonde says exposure to pesticides must be checked.