Insight articles

Justice delayed

A”There was no other option but to endure, because there was no going back, there was no possibility of returning to our country.” – Emilio Gutierrez Soto In September 2011, I had the opportunity to sit down with two Mexican journalists seeking political asylum in the United States. Persecuted by the Mexican military, Emilio Gutierrez

The troublesome Iran consensus

As we go deeper into the election season, it may seem like the politics of both our major political parties couldn’t be further apart, but not in the case of Iran. President Obama recently asserted his support for Israel at the 2012 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference, saying Israel’s security is “sacrosanct” and

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Letter to the Editor: Solicitation is not activism: Part II

Last week, I argued that many political organizations use emotionally manipulative marketing practices, and questioned the efficacy of such so-called “political action.” I also recommended protest. But I don’t want my account to seem wholly unsympathetic to people who actually work these horrible jobs. They are being consistently ignored while trying to effect a “change”