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Honoring Veterans Day with IVY: What It Means To Be A U.S. Veteran
4 weeks ago

Honoring Veterans Day with IVY: What It Means To Be A U.S. Veteran

November 11, 1919 marked the first anniversary of World War I’s end, commemorating the armistice signed between the Allied Powers and Germany. The U.S. Congress passed a resolution for an …
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Fake News in 2017: Getting by with a Little Help from the News Literacy Project
3 months ago

Fake News in 2017: Getting by with a Little Help from the News Literacy Project

The pernicious nature of information in “fake news” media today, along with the uncertainty behind the bias, sourcing, and narrative intent of such work, has made authentic journalism more critical …
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“We Need Politicians Who Aren’t Interested in Reelection”
3 months ago

“We Need Politicians Who Aren’t Interested in Reelection”

On Tuesday, August 15, IVY members learned what running for office entails from Josh Thompson, a former NYC mayoral candidate and education activist, and David Burstein, the co-founder and CEO …
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A Change in the Political Headwinds: Populism, Media & The Economy
4 months ago

A Change in the Political Headwinds: Populism, Media & The Economy

We live in a time of change, with a growing chorus of voices questioning the post-war world order. Aspects of Western society deemed sacrosanct are increasingly under pressure to adapt …
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Millennial Engagement in Politics: What Needs to Change
4 months ago

Millennial Engagement in Politics: What Needs to Change

Since the 2017 presidential election, grassroots organizations such as Run for America and Change.org have focused their efforts on bringing a larger number of millennial candidates into politics. The aim …
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Politics in the Age of Clicks: How Can You Succeed as a Millennial?
4 months ago

Politics in the Age of Clicks: How Can You Succeed as a Millennial?

Political participation among millennials in the United States, and in other Western Democracies, has been lackluster compared to previous generations. Notably, however, their political leanings show a stark break from …
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How You Can Help Fight Fake News
4 months ago

How You Can Help Fight Fake News

“Post-truth” was coined as Oxford Dictionaries 2016 Word of the Year, reflecting a worrying trend of malicious misinformation and a global challenge to fact-based journalistic work. Yet amidst the concern, it …
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New Hope or a False Dawn? Analyzing the Turkish Referendum | Steven Cook
7 months ago

New Hope or a False Dawn? Analyzing the Turkish Referendum | Steven Cook

Since the establishment of the secular-minded Turkish Republic in 1923 under the leadership of Ataturk, Turkey has been in the throes of immense societal transformations. Issues of European identity juxtaposed …
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How to Confront Nationalism According to an NYU Historian | Katherine Fleming
8 months ago

How to Confront Nationalism According to an NYU Historian | Katherine Fleming

Since the 2008 financial crisis, the Western, liberal democratic project has shown chinks in the armor of what was once seen as an irreversible trend towards a globalized society based on …
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Brexit: What’s Next for the Union | Brian Beary
8 months ago

Brexit: What’s Next for the Union | Brian Beary

Questions as to the future of the United Kingdom, and the unity that gives it its name, still animate heated discussions on the subject of Brexit and its implications for …
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