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Civil Rights

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Asking Gay Americans to Wait

by Andrew Kessinger October 29, 2009

When President Obama signed the Hate Crimes Prevention Act into law Wednesday, human rights advocates won a decent, but insufficient, victory.

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Reversal in Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy?

by Andrew Kessinger October 8, 2009

Is the Pentagon starting to reverse its support of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell? This month’s Joint Force Quarterly boldly asserts, “there is no scientific evidence to support the claim that unit cohesion will be negatively affected if homosexuals serve openly.”

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Dinner with Ahmadinejad

by Andrew Kessinger September 28, 2009

Very rarely are mere students afforded the chance to meet with heads of state, so when invited to dine with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad this week, I accepted.

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Iran’s Bastille Day

by Andrew Kessinger July 20, 2009

We have recently celebrated the anniversaries of the American and French Revolutions, both violent civil uprisings that changed the course of their nation’s history. A similar storm seems to be brewing – this time in Iran.

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Obama’s Mother-Daughter Divide

by Andrew Kessinger February 16, 2008

It would be presumptuous to assume older women are voting for Hillary solely because she is a woman. But for those who are—even subconsciously—examining their daughters’ choices could draw a surprising lesson.

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