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Hypothesis for a New Revolution in Haiti

Hypothesis for a New Revolution in Haiti

By Michel-Angel Cadet Uncertainty is a normal aspect of the mind’s evolution. It is quite reasonable that in life we should experience this feeling, which is innate to human nature. The unknown is never received without great interest, or some minimum of caution. Fear of the unknown often controls our behavior. From fear grows doubt. [...]

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Cyberterrorism: Real Security Threat or Boogeyman?

Cyberterrorism: Real Security Threat or Boogeyman?

Today, many fear that whoever seeks to cause damage by virtual means can do so. Whether this fear is warranted or not, such discourse has real-world impact, across all social strata. The term “cyberterrorism” was coined in the 1980s by Barry Collin, of the Institute for Security and Intelligence. Less than two decades into the [...]

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Human Rights in Turkey: Society’s Moral Obligation to Girls and Boys

Human Rights in Turkey: Society’s Moral Obligation to Girls and Boys

The concept of “children at risk” should not only describe those who live on the streets, outside the family order, in an environment with a higher likelihood of criminal activity; this concept should also be expanded to include street children who, driven into criminal activity, are charged and detained in jails where they are again [...]

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Lessons from MLK: How to Free Haiti from Foreign Occupation

Lessons from MLK: How to Free Haiti from Foreign Occupation

The dissolution of Haiti’s parliament on January 12, 2015, coming so close Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday, brings forth reflections on the utility of non-violent action as a tool to fight a foreign occupation. An occupation, of course, is not the same as the struggle of a disenfranchised group of people for equal rights within [...]

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Free Speech vs Religious Fundamentalism: A Discussion of Charlie Hebdo

Free Speech vs Religious Fundamentalism: A Discussion of Charlie Hebdo

Sputnik International‘s “Agree or Disagree” host Marina Dzhashi talks to News Junkie Post Editor-in-Chief Gilbert Mercier, and Barrister and Professor of Law at Birkbeck, University of London, Bill Bowring. Marina Dzhashi: What personal impact did the Charlie Hebdo tragedy have on you? Gilbert Mercier: To me, it’s very personal because Charlie Hebdo was really a [...]

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