Articles by: CPR

by / on April 9, 2014 at 9:03 am / in Asia, Issue, Middle East, World

Paki-standing Alone

In early March, eight men and women attacked the central train station of Kunming, the capital of the southwestern province Yunnan. Armed with knives, these people slaughtered 28 civilians and left 130 injured in what the Chinese media have dubbed “China’s 9/11.” As pressure mounts on Beijing to react swiftly, Islamabad must do all it can to ensure that Beijing, its most powerful ally, does not lose faith but remains, in the words of former President Pervez Musharraf, a “time-tested and all-weather friend.”

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by / on April 8, 2014 at 6:47 pm / in Africa, Issue, World

Diamonds Aren’t Forever

The revenues from Debswana provide 50 percent of all government revenues in Botswana. The case study of the relationship between De Beers and Botswana represents the intermingling of a firm and the state, the combination of economic and political interests, and serves as a modern study of political economy. It also provides an intriguing glimpse into modern imperialism.

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by / on April 7, 2014 at 1:35 pm / in Domestic, Environmental, Issue

License to Spill

As a nation and as a world, we must start thinking about the long-term impacts of our actions, rather than the short-term economic and energy benefits. Sustainable growth today will be more profitable in the future. Rejecting Keystone XL this spring is the right choice both for the nation and for the planet.

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by / on April 4, 2014 at 5:40 pm / in Issue, Middle East, World

Israel/Palestine Debates

by PROMPT:  What is the academic boycott of Israel and why is it so important? PANELISTS:  Isabel Peñaranda, CC ’14, is studying Anthropology, and uses it to draw connections between the dispossession of poor communities of color in Harlem due to Columbia’s Manhattanville expansion, the people of Palestine by the Israeli state, and peasants by state and paramilitary violence in Colombia, […]

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by / on March 25, 2014 at 1:53 pm / in Campus, Events

**Events March 24-30**

Get Involved!

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by / on March 9, 2014 at 11:56 am / in Campus, Events

*Events* March 10th-14th

Here’s our list of all the events you can’t go to this week because of midterms.

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by / on March 3, 2014 at 1:53 pm / in Events

*Updated* Exciting Events March 3rd-9th

A rundown of some important events around Campus!

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by / on February 27, 2014 at 4:47 pm / in Campus, Events

CPU Hosting “CPU Talks” March 4 Tuesday 8pm

We recommend CPU Talks, an on-going speaker and debate series from Coluimbia’s multi-partisan political union. Tuesday’s talk features student groups Delta GDP, Black Students’ Organization, and Students Against Mass Incarceration

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by / on February 23, 2014 at 3:29 pm / in Blast from the Past, Domestic, Election

Blast from the Past: Citizens United; Columbians Divided

Columbia Students, from libertarians to socialists, debate the Citizens United ruling and campaign finance more generally.

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by / on February 18, 2014 at 7:35 am / in About, Uncategorized

Get Published: Write for CPR

by Join your intellectual heroes as a published writer! The Columbia Political Review accepts written submissions (on any socio-political topic) year-round. If you’d like to share your thoughts and join a lively, enriching debate, email Web Editor Stewart Shoemaker at sms2318@columbia.edu for more details. by

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