politic

An Enigma
R. Levin | 04/07/2022

The night, a cold wintry one in New York.  The air is biting and raw on Riverside Drive when we get back at 2:00 AM.  No doorman on duty.  The...

French Far Right
Angelique Bosc | 04/06/2022

The far-right was a small minority on the French political spectrum. But with the creation of the National Front political party in 1972, then the National Rally in 2018, it...

A Price Too High
Maria Kholodova | 02/20/2022

After fifteen-year-old, gold-medal-favourite Kamila Valieva tested positive for a banned substance in December, this darker side of the Russian coaching team slowly started to surface.

It’s Your Problem Too
Maria Kholodova | 09/13/2021

The Russian political crisis concerns everyone. But not according to the authorities. It manifests itself in a clear movement towards an even more authoritarian and controlling government.

Afghan Withdrawal
Elijah Glantz | 08/07/2021

The American War in Afghanistan, American president Joe Biden announced, would conclude on September 11th, 2021 - the twentieth anniversary of the catalyst of the Afghan War, September 11th, 2001.

Voiceless Bliss
Maria Kholodova | 08/05/2021

Russians wake up for work, wait patiently for their lunch break, wait impatiently for the driver in front of them as their car muffles R-rated insults. Set apart by their lack...

U.S. Russia 2021
Elijah Glantz | 01/05/2021

Russo-American relations will likely sour under the incoming Biden administration. ‘Good’ or ‘improved’ relations with the Russian Federation may not be in the United States’ best interest.

Digital Darkness
Elijah Glantz | 12/29/2020

In mid-December, one of America’s largest hacks on record occurred . The U.S. Treasury and Department of Defense reported an attack-of-unknown-magnitude on their servers and data centers.

Coral Dilemma
Elijah Glantz | 11/15/2020

Fiery Cross Island, a manmade outpost in the South China Sea, serves as home to a complex military installation with high-end radar and missile defense systems and a small platoon...

Stop The Count
Marley Fortin | 11/09/2020

Stop the count of leaves in snow. Stop the count of sunbeams off the unfrozen river. It is still autumn, you fear what comes next. Stop the count of the dead and...