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A Growing LGBT Movement in the Big Apple

Today we start off the week with a post from our newest blogger, Lucas Vazquez, a rising junior studying Journalism and Sociology.  — The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City has recently generated some controversy over its decision to prohibit LGBT groups and individuals from carrying pro-gay rights signs during the parade. This of course … Continue reading

Vanished Into Thin Air

These past two weeks have been torrid ones for the world’s leaders, with an outlandish and largely controversial referendum in Crimea finally leading to its annexation. Little did I think that the focus of my article this week would be on the rather mysterious developments in the Malay peninsula, following the almost bizarre ‘disappearance’ of … Continue reading

A Sea of Uncertainty: The Future and The Internet

As we return from spring break and reluctantly resume our daily routines, start the week with Konstantine’s post on the future of the Internet. — With our tiny hands gripping the warm metal door handles of our minivan, my twin brother and I would desperately wait to hear the liberating beep and rescuing click that signaled … Continue reading

Fascism Without Representation: Ukraine’s Political Turn for the Worst, and What Russia Is Doing About It

Here’s another response to Ian’s article, Cold War Rematch: How the U.S. Can Win in Ukraine. This time, we hear from Artyom Kushnarov, a freshman in the Liberal Studies Program at NYU, looking to major in International Relations and Economics.  His favorite areas of study are the Roman Empire, especially the later Roman Empire and the transition … Continue reading

Raise Your Voice, Join the Debate

We are so happy to welcome Abhishek Dalal to our JPIA blog team! Here’s his first post on the unique experience of studying at NYU.  A lot of the times, professors, friends and peers ask me why I chose to study in the United States. While it would suffice to say that the education system … Continue reading

Response to Cold War Rematch

The following is a response written by Erich Helmreich to Ian Manley’s article, Cold War Rematch: How the U.S. Can Win in Ukraine. Erich  is a junior studying political science and is a research assistant at the Center on Law and Security at the NYU Law School. I would like to thank Mr. Ian Manley of JPIA … Continue reading

Yes, I Am Talking About the Oscars Over Ukraine

It seemed largely appropriate to talk about the Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but given the recent nature of the events, it was not appropriate to ponder on unfinished circumstances. Perhaps as more unfolds in the next few days, commentary on the situation will be more fitting. Onto the Oscars. Like millions of others around the … Continue reading

Cold War Rematch: How the U.S. Can Win in Ukraine

Today we feature a piece from a member of the editorial board (and treasurer) of the Journal, Ian Manley. Focusing on U.S. policy in Ukraine, he hopes to generate a conversation on the topic. Please leave your comments below or send your longer responses to nty204@nyu.edu. We look forward to hearing from you!  — Russia’s … Continue reading

George Washington, Alexander the Great,and Papou

My grandfather, or “Papou,” as we like to call him, is a humble man who still drives a red 1995 Ford Taurus. He always wears his brown low-cut boots and grey slacks, and will, at all times, have one of his 99-cent baseball caps on his head. His daily routine consists of driving to 86th … Continue reading

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