He remarks on the U.S. continuing commitment to war. He states that the U.S. is in violation of 10 of the 30 paragraphs of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
He mentioned the gap between the wealthy and the rest of the country. He comments on the effect of unrestricted private funding of elections.
He claims that the U.S. is the only developed country with a death penalty. He states his opposition to the death penalty and assassination of Americans. Then he explains how the Carter Center attempts to remedy some of these problems.
Source: Commonwealth Club: President Jimmy Carter
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