Human Rights Advocate Thor Halvorssen Explains His Stance On Socialism
During a recent interview with Fox News, the respected human rights advocate, Thor Halvorsen was asked about his perspective on the issue of socialism. Before answering the question directly, Halvorssen took a moment to restating the question with his definition of socialism.
He used the examples of how Norway, Denmark and Sweden are ran to explain that separating constitutional rights from government branches and power can be a good thing. Several quickly pointed out that thsee were the same countries mentioned by Bernie Sanders. Ironically, a clip of Bernie Sanders speaking about how America could benefit from socialism reform was played before Halvorssen’s interview.
He also explained that socialism can be done in several different ways. He spoke out that he believed that if put in the wrong hands, such as an authorative government, socialism could hurt human rights.
To make his point, he drew off the example of the country of Venezuela. The country experienced a humanitarian crisis after the country’s price fixing backfired. Halvorssen is very knowledgeable about the crisis, After all, his father was a political prisoner in the troubled country.
Thor Halvorssen has built a reputation as a human rights advocate and has created several non profit organizations to further his mission. One of his organizations, New York’s Human Rights Foundation has helped protect many with its work of bring activists together for common goals.
Halvorssen has also used his stance to create several award winning films focusing on the crisis of child slavery.
His stance on socialism, as expressed during the Fox News interview, shows his understanding of how government affects the rights of individuals and his dedication to fighting for these rights.