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A glance at the Arab revolutions
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A glance at the Arab revolutions

After seeing the police confiscate his fruit stand in the town of Sidi Bouzid, the sacrifice of the young Tunisian Mohammed Bouazizi sparked off a series of anti-government protests under the presidency of Ben Ali at the beginning of January. Following the example of the street demonstrations in this Tunisian […]

From trash to treasure
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From trash to treasure

The healing power of art is one that is often forgotten or overlooked; oft remembered is the talent of the artist, the style of the painting, but, perhaps, what matters most is the way artists and their works are able to connect with the community, and how are has the […]

Paraguay and Argentina: agreements that bind
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Paraguay and Argentina: agreements that bind

The bi-national hydroelectric power station Yacyretá has begun to work at full capacity, 38 years after its construction began, and today stands as a symbol of the willingness both governments are showing to integrate. Juan Carlos Díaz Guerrero With a past and recent history of challenges to overcome, presidents Fernando […]

Blood and dust
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Blood and dust

This summer, the US has plans to start reducing its troop numbers in Afghanistan. While many hope that this means NATO’s war against the Taliban will end soon, the number of combatants and civilians wounded and killed continues to grow. The people with the best place to witness the gore […]

Freedom of (extremist) speech
United Kingdom

Freedom of (extremist) speech

When most people hear the word “extremist,” it makes them flinch. The term is associated, of course, with strong words and stronger sentiments, and so it would make sense that universities would not want extremist speakers being given a podium on campus. However, a new study by Universities UK asserts […]