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On State Violence

On State Violence

When the Senate Intelligence Committee released portions of their report detailing extreme techniques used by the CIA in detention and interrogation, the similarities between the report and the findings of the Stanford Prison Experiment were immediately evident.

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Dispatch from Tehran

Dispatch from Tehran

“I’m a girl. But I decided it was easier to be a guy.” I met her at a hair salon in Tehran, one summer when I was visiting family in Iran. She was a client of our family friend. But peculiarly enough, she walked in without a hijab.

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Protesters holding signs that read "Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies"

Beyond Coexistence

To coexist and to talk are not the same as to act. Creating a shared society will require tremendous effort to break down the structural barriers that separate Jews and Arabs from participating as equals in economic and social life.

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On (Not) Listening to the Enemy: Tribal Minds and Cultural Conflict

On (Not) Listening to the Enemy: Tribal Minds and Cultural Conflict

How cognitive psychology can help us make sense of the discourse surrounding the Israel-Palestine conflict in its most recent instantiation.

JStreet Posters, Credits to JStreet U Princeton

Princeton Students Sign J Street Petition, End Arab-Israeli Conflict #JustPeace

The following article is a work of satire; all quotes and descriptions within are libel and slander. 

Protestors clash in Crimea. Credits to the Washington Post.

The Conflict in Ukraine: Why You Should Care

It’s been all over the news recently: Kiev is burning and Ukrainians are dying every day. In the past two weeks, there’s been a truce, a massive violation of this ceasefire, a president on the run, and an inside look at a tyrant’s palace. But what does this all mean? […]

Making Sense of the Alphabet Soup: Campus Politics and Israel/Palestine

Making Sense of the Alphabet Soup: Campus Politics and Israel/Palestine

So why does one campus have three different groups that deal with the politics of Israel/Palestine?

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Credits to Institute for the Study of Violent Groups

The Progressive’s 2014 Predictions: AQIM

by Katrina Bushko –   Last year, Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) strongly resurfaced in the media after a lull in publicized activity.

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Credits to the Toronto Sun

The Progressive’s 2014 Predictions: Ukraine

by Katrina Bushko – Ukrainians have been very vocal since mid-November, and for good reason. After months of negotiations towards signing an agreement about trade and political cooperation with the European Union—a possible step towards EU membership– Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych took two steps back, refusing to sign the treaty.

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