Tag: GPIA

The Non-Violence Project Film Series & More

Meet the New School Non-Violence Project! Thanks to member and GPIA graduate student Elyse Greenblatt, The New Context learned a lot about this wonderful student organization. 1. When did the NVP…
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Politicized Approaches to the ISIS International Security Crisis

The world is currently facing a new critical security issue represented in the rise of the terrorist organization “Islamic State in Iraq and Syria” (ISIS). In this article I investigate…
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Honest Iranian Journalist Uses Hans Blix to Criticize America

Imagine reading an interview with former international weapons inspector Hans Blix (of Iraqi WMD and IAEA fame) by a white American reporter whose goal was to get Blix to bad-mouth…
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On Suffering and Mockery

[caption id="attachment_1414" align="alignleft" width="300"] President Idriss Deby of Chad[/caption] By Michael Aryee It is was during a recent a discussion in finance class, of all places, that I finally thought…
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Syria’s Lost Students and Scholars

By Marina Gabriel [caption id="attachment_1314" align="alignleft" width="300"] UNHCR/M. Abu Asaker[/caption] The New School recently hosted a Center for Public Scholarship event entitled “Syrian Higher Education in Crisis; The Road Forward.”…
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Two Storms, Two Gardens and a Thesis: GPIA Conference Preview

[caption id="attachment_1189" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ernst Garden in the Lower Ninth Ward[/caption] By Rebekah Frank The day after Hurricane Sandy left large swaths of New York and New Jersey decimated, burnt…
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