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Event Review: Comedy doesn’t mask prejudice

Published on April 1st, 2008 | by

Four comedians with the same opportunistic rhetoric have come together under the banner of the Israeli-Palestinian Comedy Tour "to promote peace through comedy," in a show sponsored by the World Affairs Council. However, rather than promoting …
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Gaza goes unnoticed by candidates

Published on March 4th, 2008 | by

More than 112 people have been killed in Gaza by Israeli military attacks and bombings in the last five days, yet none of the presidential candidates have condemned these attacks. Israel says they are aiming at …
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Oscars present war as entertainment

Published on February 26th, 2008 | by

The 2008 Oscars proved that entertainment and the images of war are interchangeable with the entertainment industry’s political power to define, and even glamorize, the conduct of war. While entertainers, such as Robin Williams, Drew Carey …
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Seuss drew more than cute creatures

Published on January 23rd, 2008 | by

Dr. Seuss, born Theodore Seuss Geisel, the man famous for his ebullient illustrations and children’s stories, was a war propagandist. Hard to believe that the man who created fuzzy, genial characters and rhymes would be a …
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Exercise your rights – write

Published on January 14th, 2008 | by

The holidays are over and the scholastic week has finally begun. Whether we have been dreading this day, we must all accept and embrace the reasons we choose to get an education. To be enlightened and …
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Lebanese artist plays for peace

Published on October 25th, 2007 | by

In Lebanon he is known as one of the most respected and provocative Middle Eastern musicians of his day. Named United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Artist for Peace in 2005 for his artistic achievements …
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Genocide resolution blemishes Bush

Published on October 11th, 2007 | by

The 1915 genocide of 1.5 million Armenian Christians by Ottoman Turks has yet to be recognized by the Turkish government. The victims of the genocide do not have an international day of remembrance, museums or much …
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Remembering the death and life of Che

Published on October 9th, 2007 | by

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Ernesto "Che" Guevara. The governments of Cuba, Venezuela and Bolivia, where Guevara was killed, were among those who held the main celebrations for the death of the …
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