Interview

by / on May 8, 2015 at 7:57 pm / in Current Issue, Europe, First Person, Interview

Identity Theft? An Exploration of Ukrainian National Identity in the Conflict with Russia

Despite falling out of the headlines of Western news sources, the bloody conflict in Eastern Ukraine is ongoing. This feature of two interviews and a personal piece look to ex- plore deeper questions of Ukrainian national identity and how it relates to Russia, the West, and the politics—both cultural and strategic—of the current conflict.

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by / on May 8, 2015 at 7:05 pm / in Cover Story, Current Issue, Interview

Interview with President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves

Toomas Ilves, the President of Estonia, is a proponent of internet freedom as a human right and has been honored as co-chair of the World Bank Development Report on IT. Ilves credits his education at Columbia, in particular its renowned Core Curriculum, for inspiring him to make a difference and to lead in a humanistic way.

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by / on December 21, 2014 at 2:55 pm / in Cover Story, Current Issue, Domestic, Interview, Media

They Know You’re Reading This

It’s been more than one year after Edward Snowden leaked documents revealing broad government surveillance, and most Americans are no longer surprised to hear that their online activity can easily be monitored. Revelations about surveillance are no longer front-page news. But what are the practical ramifications and consequences of living in a surveillance-saturated society?

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by / on June 21, 2014 at 1:31 pm / in Current Issue, Europe, Interview, World

Ask The Experts

“Putin may be able to get concessions out of Ukraine that stem from fear, but he may ironically have accelerated the resolve of Ukrainian elites to overcome their own internal problems, including by cleaning up corruption and cementing civilian control over the security forces, and thereby make Ukraine a more attractive candidate for western trade and investment.”

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by / on March 25, 2013 at 7:01 pm / in Interview

Benghazi: The Definitive Report

I think the biggest issue they missed was the “why.” Why did the attack happen? And that’s really the critical questions I attempt to answer in the book—why this attack?

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by / on November 5, 2012 at 9:42 pm / in Election, Election 2012, Environmental, Interview, Uncategorized

It’s Not Easy Being Green

A trained doctor, Jill says that she views running for office as “practicing political medicine” because “it’s the mother of all illnesses.” Columbia Political Review’s George Joseph talks with Stein what she would do about Wall Street and the economy, education policy, and WikiLeaks if she were one day elected president.

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by / on October 12, 2012 at 2:23 pm / in Interview

Democracy at Your Fingertips

The deadline to mail voter registration in New York is today, October 12, so be sure to drop off that form in the Lerner mailbox if you haven’t already. If you are already registered to vote but have not requested an absentee ballot or want to receive text or email reminders about this and future elections, click here to visit TurboVote.

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by / on June 28, 2012 at 5:57 pm / in Interview, Opinion, World

Interview: #Yosoy132 Organizer Valeria Hamel

CPR’s Andrea S. Viejo had the opportunity to converse with Valeria Hamel, one of the student spokespeople of the #YoSoy132 student movement in Mexico advocating for freedom of the press. She gave us insight into the upbringing of this movement and what it was like to organize the first independent student run presidential debate in the history of Mexico.

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by / on March 17, 2012 at 10:52 am / in Congress, Domestic, Election, Interview, New York

Running in the 15th District

Clyde Williams, a potential challenger for the 15th Congressional District of New York, is laying the groundwork for a campaign against longtime representative Charles Rangel.

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by / on December 19, 2011 at 11:37 pm / in Domestic, Interview, Media

American Politics Illuminated

Ron Suskind, critically acclaimed author of narrative nonfiction, has been a leading voice in addressing and explaining critical issues impacting Americans on the national stage.

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