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by / on October 19, 2014 at 11:50 am / in Campus, Events

Events 10/20 – 10/26

by Monday, October 20th   To lose without fighting? The US, China, Southeast Asia and the South China Sea 12:00pm – 1:30pm International Affairs Building, Room 918 Brown Bag Lecture featuring Bill Hayton, reporter at BBC. Sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, the APEC Study Center, SEASI, and Asia American Journalists Association at Columbia. For further information regarding this event, please contact […]

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by / on October 12, 2014 at 3:12 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 10/13 – 10/19

by Monday, October 13th Perspectives of Global Development 2014: Boosting Productivity to Meet the Middle Income Challenge 10:00am – 12:30pm International Affairs Building, Room 1501 Carl Dahlman is Head of the Thematic Division and Head of Global Development Research at the OECD’s Development Centre. Prior to joining the OECD in September 2013, he was an Associate Professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreig…

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by / on October 5, 2014 at 3:59 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 10/06 – 10/12

by Monday, October 6, 2014 The Turks Were Killing the Body, the Austrians Kill the Soul: Suffering as a Patriotic Sentiment in Bosnia, 1840-1914 1:00pm-3:00pm International Affairs Building, Room 1201 Please join the Harriman Institute and East Central European Center for a discussion about “Suffering as a Patriotic Sentiment in Bosnia between 1840-1914″ with Edin Hajdarpasic, Assistant Professor of History at Loyola Univer…

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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),…

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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: http://www.columbia.edu/events/today.html 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
 by domestic workers
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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 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, putin2012.ru, 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 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 2, 2014 at 11:01 pm / in Uncategorized

Welcome to CPR 2014!

by Welcome to the newly renovated website of The Columbia Political Review! As the multi-partisan magazine of the Columbia Political Union, CPR fosters a lively and robust on-campus political discourse by publishing, in quarterly magazine form, the insights and opinions of Columbia students. With the installation of our new website—an online outlet for the diverse views of our infamously political student body—we seek to further stoke…

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