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The Young Male Migrant

This photo essay focuses on the daily rituals of young, single, male Muslims I encountered across the Balkans. Through their often desperate, attempts to cross the heavily monitored Balkan borders,…
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The Tip of the Tip of the Iceberg: Trump’s Rhetoric on Migration

There are three medium to long term options for the victims of large scale displacement: integration, resettlement or voluntary repatriation. Let’s be clear here, according to UNHCR figures, only 1%…
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Make the Wrongs, Right: Migrant Domestic Workers

“I just wanted to help my family” A small yet powerful statement uttered from the mouth of Cecile, a Filipino domestic worker formerly stationed in Dubai. After meeting this woman at…
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Pharmaceutical Patents under TRIPS: Diminishing the Right to Health

Over 2 billion people—an overwhelming majority of which live in developing countries, do not have regular access to essential medicines because they are unavailable or unaffordable according to a 2014…
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Should I wear makeup because I’m a feminist or in spite of being a feminist?

Women in the workplace face conflicting expectations when it comes to makeup, from what makes them comfortable personally to vague rules spouted by the media. I rifled through the internet and my…
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The Transformative Power of Art: An Interview with Artist Fabrizio Ruggiero

Fabrizio Ruggiero is an Italian artist and sculptor, renowned for his fresco paintings. In June 2015, Ruggiero's collection of 16 portraits was part of the exhibition at the United Nations titled,…
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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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