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by / on September 29, 2014 at 12:30 am / in Campus, Events

Events: 9/29 – 10/4

by Monday, September 29th South Asia Institute: The Army and Democracy in Pakistan 4:00pm - 5:30pm Knox Hall, Room 208 Aqil Shah (Dartmouth), “The Army and Democracy: Military Politics in Pakistan” Aqil Shah earned his PhD at Columbia and is a Lecturer in the Department of Politics at Dartmouth.  He was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University and has taught at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), the U…

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by / on September 15, 2014 at 7:14 pm / in Campus, Events

*Updated* Events: 9/16 – 9/21

by The following list is drawn from the Columbia University Events Calendar, available here: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Justice in the Home: Domestic Work Past, Present, and Future All Week Barnard College Event Oval, The Diana Center Research about domestic
 work, domestic workers, and domestic-worker organizing 
is an abundant and growing field. The attention garnered
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by / on January 6, 2014 at 4:28 pm / in Cover Story, Domestic, Fall 2013, Judicial, Media

Warrants for Torrents

…the “Stop Online Piracy Act” (SOPA) became a household name. At its core, the bill threatened internet users and website owners alike by essentially nullifying so-called “safe harbor” provisions which protect users from criminal liability for uploading copyrighted material. By January 2012, major internet companies such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter had come out against the bill, while popular websites like Wikipedia even went as far as shutti…

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by / on October 18, 2009 at 5:19 pm / in Business, Domestic, Issue

Getting Profiled by Facebook

…at UC Irvine and SEAS ’08 explained, Facebook’s use of our personal information can only be surmised through the website’s terms of use, which grant it complete ownership and control over everything that’s ever appeared on it. “There’s no way to have a political, technical understanding of Facebook beyond the legal documents available to us,” he said in reference to the website’s Terms of Service. In order to know what Facebook is really doing wi…

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by / on July 12, 2013 at 12:04 am / in Domestic, Opinion

Imminent Threat: When Can We Stop a Publication?

…by The trial of Private Bradley Manning, the man accused of leaking thousands of documents to whistleblower website WikiLeaks, began on June 3, 2013.  Established by Julian Assange in 2006, WikiLeaks is a website dedicated to “bring[ing] important news and information to the public.”1 It has published millions of secret documents from governments around the world. Recently, WikiLeaks has publicly declared its support for Edward Snowden, the…

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by / on February 1, 2012 at 2:01 pm / in Opinion, World

Russian Winter

…d focus on the logistics of his presidential campaign. Earlier this month, Putin launched his expansive campaign website,, which promises a handful of judicial reforms and professes a dedication to fostering business and creating jobs. However, it is likely that Putin is aware (or should be) that he won’t be able to placate the people by addressing a host of subsidiary political issues on his website. In fact, launching a website to…

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by / on December 19, 2011 at 11:43 pm / in Arctic and Antarctic, Cover Story, Domestic, Environmental, National Security, World

Diplomacy on Ice

by Illustration by Kaela Chambers Antarctica is home to more than emperor penguins and a few dozen humans with science citizenship barricaded in small hermetic bases. It is also host to an estimated 200 billion barrels of hydrocarbons, alongside large quantities of gold, silver, uranium, and many other rare metals underneath a pristine ice cap still virgin of commercial exploitation. Securing a territory with such a rich underground,…

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


by On the morning of March 21, 2014, Turkish Twitter users woke up to the sounds of phones buzzing and computers pinging as over 40,000 people logged on and tweeted from the microblogging site. That Friday morning saw the number of tweets sent from devices inside Turkey increase by 138 percent, growth that would continue in the following days to a rate of 17,000 tweets per minute. Odd, considering that Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo…

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by / on September 21, 2014 at 11:46 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 9/22 – 9/28

by Monday, September 22, 2014 EIA International Energy Outlook 2014: Projections to 2040 9:30am - 11:00am International Affairs Building, Room 1501 Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a discussion with Adam Sieminski, Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), on the EIA’s latest assessment of long-term global petroleum and other liquid fuels markets in the International Energy Outlook 2014 (IEO20…

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by / on August 27, 2012 at 2:59 pm / in Domestic, Opinion

Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, and Politics

by photo from Wikimedia commons If you were an alien listening to political pundits for information about the human race, you would probably think the entire American population is in a state of deep cryo-genic sleep until Labor Day. Only on this magical first Monday in September will the masses arise from their slumber and attune themselves to the world at large, namely the presidential election that may very well alter the course of…

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