Protests

by / on December 19, 2011 at 11:46 pm / in Campus, Middle East, Protests, Student Stump

Arab Springs To No Avail

In the past year, revolutions have swept through Northern Africa and the Middle East in what has been dubbed the Arab Spring. How has this wave of reformative spirit affected the condition of countries around the Middle East, either in terms of internal or diplomatic change? What do you foresee as potential reconciliation for the instability and popular dissatisfaction that persists?

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by / on December 19, 2011 at 11:39 pm / in Business, Campus, Domestic, Protests

Occupation Nation

If indeed Occupy Wall Street has failed to become a force in the political mainstream, it is because mainstream politics, and not the movement, is failing to constitute any class or even sub-class (unless that sub-class is the very rich).

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by / on October 24, 2011 at 2:34 am / in Media, Protests, World

#hacktivism

We have learned by now to expect and to fear the masked army of the internet: Anonymous.

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by / on January 1, 2002 at 5:45 am / in Blast from the Past, Business, Campus, Domestic, New York, Protests

The Columbia Counter-Summit

The World Economic Forum, an annual conference that combines discussions and parties, brought to Manhattan a diverse and elite group of politicians, business people, and celebrities. Protestors, of course, followed in their wake. Students and activists flowed in from all parts of the world to voice their opposition to the murky and diffused phenomenon of globalization.

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