Search Results for "2010" : 156

by / on March 4, 2011 at 3:25 am / in Interview, Issue

A New Currency for Climate Change

…nient Truth came out in 2007. According to a recent study conducted by, the climate coverage in 2010 apparently dropped back down to 2005 (pre-Inconvenient Truth levels). With the effects of climate change increasing, with 2010 being one of the warmest years on record, and climate science becoming more robust, why do you think this is the case? BM: I really don’t know. I think that there was probably less coverage in 2010 than th…

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by / on January 5, 2014 at 11:01 am / in Middle East, Winter 2013, World

The Grain Drain

…cal motives of the protesters, yet they paid little attention to its indirect causes. From summer 2009 to winter 2010, China had experienced its driest period in 60 years. What does a natural hazard occurring in China have to do with the revolutions in the Middle East? It was China’s increased demand for wheat in 2010 that was the primary cause of the global rise in prices. Sternberg calls this phenomenon “the globalization of hazard”…

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by / on April 12, 2015 at 7:29 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 04/13-04/18

by Monday, Apr 13th The Columbia Academic Symposium in International Relations with Jamie Kirchick: A Critical Response Monday, April 13, 2015 – 10:30am – 6:00pm CIRCA Academics held the annual Columbia Academic Symposium in International Relations on the 11th of April this year, hosting accomplished journalist Jamie Kirchick, best known for breaking the story on Texas Senator Ron Paul’s homophobic and racist newsletters, […]

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by / on May 29, 2012 at 10:13 pm / in


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by / on December 16, 2015 at 1:24 pm / in Current Issue, Domestic, Election, Issue

The Hunt For Red November: Explaining Republican Successes at the State Level

…is also true throughout all of government. So Republicans gain control of a whole bunch of state legislatures in 2010, and 2010 is crucially important because redistricting happens right after the 2010 elections. So these new Republican majorities can suddenly use their powers to draw and redraw lines for upcoming races. So they were able to insulate their victories by stacking the deck in their favor, both at the national level—drawing districts…

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by / on May 9, 2014 at 9:28 pm / in Current Issue, Europe, Middle East, Organizations, World


…power of connection technologies and apply them to our diplomatic goals.” The most important aspect of Clinton’s 2010 speech is that she acknowledged an alignment of interests between the State Department and technology companies. Speaking in regard to a 2010 incident in which Google ceased operations in China in response to requests from the Chinese government to access email accounts of targeted dissidents, Clinton said, “Increasingly, U.S. com…

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by / on May 4, 2011 at 3:54 am / in Issue, Main Menu, Middle East, World

Turkey Gets Engaged

by Illustrations by Ashley Lee On November 29, 2010, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan received an international human rights award named for Colonel Muammar Qaddafi in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. The award was a sign of international appreciation of Turkey’s foreign policy and domestic leadership in promoting “peace, justice and human rights.” In his acceptance speech during the award ceremony, Erdogan stated that the pr…

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by / on October 31, 2010 at 9:48 pm / in Asia, Issue, Op-Ed, World

The Green Leap Forward

by An orange grove, a golf course, and a solar-powered model home occupy the grounds of Hunan Sunzone Optoelectronics, a solar panel manufacturer in south-central China. Not only has this nascent company cracked the code of linking corporate interests with aesthetic ones, but with almost 95 percent of its solar panel market in Europe, it has also proven its aptitude at matching its productivity with worldwide demand. Just two years old…

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by / on October 31, 2010 at 8:58 pm / in Business, Congress, Content, Domestic, Issue

The Debt Offensive: Focusing on Entitlements

by In the first half of 2010, investor confidence in several European nations plummeted. For years these nations had experienced debt accumulation and increasing budget deficits. Understanding the urgency of the crisis, virtually all Western European countries—even financially secure ones—implemented austerity programs and made efforts to decrease structural deficits. Despite the transnational support for austerity, the policy has been…

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by / on March 4, 2011 at 3:08 am / in Issue, Main Menu, Middle East, World

The Pacifist’s Revolt

by On October 7, 2010 the peace of the Sufi shrine in Karachi, a building with green and white mosaics ascending to a cupola, shattered in a double explosion from two suicide bombers, killing seven civilians and injuring 65 others. As the shrine’s tiles lay smashed in the street, the destroyed temple provided a visual symbol of a derelict Pakistani government torn apart by a new wave of violent domestic terrorism. Since 2005, militant…

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