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People protest the travel ban

CSUN students share how the travel ban has affected them

Nathan Hickling February 17, 2017

When something becomes as controversial as the recent travel ban, targeted towards seven Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East, it's difficult to remember exactly where the idea began and where...

(Alexei Druzhinin/Russian Presidential Press and Information Office/Tass/Abaca Press/TNS)

Blindly staying in the Middle East is our new approach to foreign policy

Sergio Monreal October 27, 2015

How does U.S. foreign policy affect the typical CSUN student? Well, you are stuck with the bill: approximately $4 to $6 trillion. Yes, your taxes for the coming decades, long after you graduate, will go...

Illustration by Julienne Shih / Illustrator

What is the damaging cost of preserving the past?

Armen Aghabekov September 6, 2015

The Islamic State (ISIS) has destroyed yet another ancient temple in Palmyra, the ancient city in Syria. Reportedly, the Temple of Bel which was 2,000 years old was destroyed by the Islamic State a mere...

Burn after watching: Violent responses to the Innocence of Muslims film hurts democracy in the Middle East

Burn after watching: Violent responses to the ‘Innocence of Muslims’ film hurts democracy in the Middle East

Andrew Clark September 25, 2012

  At least 26 dead, dozens wounded, including an American ambassador in Libya. The pre-planned attacks on the American embassy in Libya on Sept. 11 showed the world yet again what happens...

Media curtain blinds Americans from imperial war against Middle East

Katherine ONeill February 7, 2012

A truly democratic nation must rely on journalism to provide accurate information to its citizens so they can make decisions and analysis based on fact, not on sensational hype or rumor. In the globalized...

Priority of distribution is disturbing

Pam Tapper November 18, 2009

On Nov. 5, Trish Regan, the anchor for CNBC’s ‘The Call,’ reported that some Wall Street firms had received significant doses of H1N1 vaccines. Goldman Sachs reportedly received 200 doses, and Citigroup...

Shut up about the “two-state solution.” In a classic case of false advertising: President Obama tries to push “separate but equal” on the Palestinians

Joseph Glatzer September 28, 2009

The “two-state solution” seems like a fair way to solve the problem in the Middle East between Israel and the Palestine. The Israel Lobby (American Israel Public Affairs Committee), President...

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