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Even one year later, Egyptians continue to protest

On Wednesday, January 25th, Egyptian protestors marked the one-year anniversary of the uprising that toppled the Mubarak regime by marching to Tahrir Square to demand that the ruling military council immediately hand power to civilians. The renewal of activist dissent is concurrent with Monday’s inaugural session of the first freely elected Parliament in six decades,… Keep Reading

Romney’s business record attacks unnecessary tactic

The onslaught of attacks on Republican presidential candidate and former Governor Mitt Romney’s (R-MA) record at Bain Capital, a private equity firm, began even prior to Romney’s New Hampshire primary victory. The so-called “anti-Romney” candidates realized what political observers determined after the Iowa Caucus: with a small win in Iowa and a solid win in… Keep Reading

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SOPA/PIPA to make Internet a closed marketplace

Unless you’ve recently embarked on an inexplicable hiatus from the World Wide Web, you will have seen the acronyms “SOPA” and “PIPA” plastered on the Wikipedia masthead, nestled in between memes on Reddit.com, or re-blogged amongst posts on Tumblr. Rallying together nearly every corner of interactive cyberspace in opposition, the proposed legislation (the Stop Online… Keep Reading

Nadeen Hamza ’15 for Appointments Chair

Hello, my name is Nadeen Hamza and I want to represent you as the Appointments Chair in Swarthmore’s Student Council. I’m a freshman international student from Egypt. I attended a German school all of my life and was Student Council President for 2 consecutive years and Chief Editor of my high school paper- two positions… Keep Reading

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