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Is it ethical for the American people to be represented by billionaire ...

North America and the Caribbean Desk Written by: Blake Bridge, Davenport College ’23 The most common American critique of the 2016 presidential election was that the average voter felt as if they were pinned between two […]

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Lahore’s Fifth Season: Smog

South and Central Asia Desk Written by: Minahil Nawaz, Timothy Dwight College At 10 AM on 30th October 2019, the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Lahore, Pakistan reached 484. According to Amnesty International, the threshold that […]

Islamophobia, Assam, India, and the National Citizen Registry

South and Central Asia Desk Written by: Vishwa Padigepati, Grace Hopper College ’22 Millions of people in Assam, India have been stripped off the state’s list of citizens in August 2019. The National Register of Citizens, […]

Dagestan: Wrestling as a Way of Life

South and Central Asia Desk Written by: Jake Mezey, Timothy Dwight College ’21 Dagestan is a semi-autonomous republic in Russia’s Southern Caucuses known for its ruggedly beautiful mountainous terrain, its long history of conflict, and its […]

Contemporary Issues in Arab-Israeli Identity as Seen through the TV Sh ...

Arts Column Written by: Sam Pekats, Davenport College ’22 Humor and personal narrative are two powerful techniques one may use to legitimize and elucidate his own marginalized struggle. Arab-Israelis, Israeli citizens of Arab ancestry-many of whom […]

Briefing: Lebanese Economic Protests

Middle East and North Africa Desk Written by: Since Thursday, October 17, protests have been raging across Lebanon. Here’s what you need to know: What is happening? On October 17, the Lebanese government announced plans to implement a […]

Embracing North Korean Refugees

Campus Desk Written by: Emily Lin On October 23, 2019, Yale Law School invited Andrew Hong, the founder and executive director of Emancipate North Koreans (ENoK), to speak on the resettlement process and challenges for North […]

Spanish Supreme Court Finds Catalonian Separatist Leaders Guilty of Se ...

Europe Desk Written by: Will Waddingham, Saybrook ’22 The Spanish Supreme Court ruled Saturday that several prominent Catalonian seperatist leaders would face up to fifteen years in prison for their role in Catalan’s independence movement.[1] The leaders […]

Heterosexism & Homosexuality: The Performance of Privilege & ...

Global Issue 2019 Written by: Natino Thompson, University of the Bahamas All over this archipelago, Bahamians have mastered the art of managing the simultaneously open and secret structure under which homosexuality exists. This simple fact is […]

Fading Hope For a Peace Agreement in Afghanistan

Written by: Jake Mezey, Timothy Dwight College ’21 The peace process in America’s longest war appears to be halted for the near future. The United States and the Taliban began directly negotiating an agreement 10 months […]

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