Post Tagged with: "independence"

NICOLA STURGEON: TWITTER First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon said that Scottish concerns are often disregarded in the parliament of the United Kingdom.

Scottish First Minister Calls for Referendum on Independence

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon called for a second referendum on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom at an event hosted by the School of Foreign Service on Monday. Sturgeon renewed calls for Scottish independence because of rifts between the Scottish and British Parliaments exacerbated by differing views on Brexit.[Read More…]

by February 6, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: Catalan Independence Through American Eyes

CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: Catalan Independence Through American Eyes

While on the plane flying into Barcelona, Spain, this past weekend, I was struck by the visuals of the rocky Pyrenees Mountains carving a deep swath across the Iberian Peninsula from 30,000 feet in the air. How fitting it was, I thought, that I was about to disembark into Europe’s[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Guide Columns

VIEWPOINT: Allow Self-Determination for Catalonia

I support Catalan self-determination — self-determination, not independence. The distinction here is negligible in practice but essential in theory. I believe that Catalans, citizens of the autonomous community of Catalonia in Spain, deserve the right to determine their own future, and most importantly, to decide whether that future rests in[Read More…]

by October 19, 2017 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

Movie Review: ‘Viceroy’s House’

★★★★☆ “Viceroy’s House” — like any film that tries to retell a major historical event — is faced with the daunting challenge of doing justice to people’s stories. The film follows the final viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, played by Hugh Bonneville, as he works on overseeing the transition from[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide

Through Difficult Times, Learning to be Indepedent

As I rewrite this column, things have changed quite dramatically since my first draft. Notably, my Halloween was a lot more trick than treat as my roommate and I discovered a burglary had occurred in our room. My laptop and all of my saved work, including my column, disappeared along[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Jackson: The Price of Liberty

Freedom. From the Tunisian revolution to the more Egyptian upheaval, quests for freedom have been erupting all over the world. More recently, there have been strong revolutionary actions in Bahrain and Libya. No longer able to tolerate oppression, citizens of these countries want the independence they feel is rightfully theirs.[Read More…]

by April 11, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Tripathi: Gay Rights in Uganda at a Crisis Point

Uganda has not enjoyed an easy independence. Following a hurried British exit in 1962, the country suffered under the vicious regime of Idi Amin, whose berserk dictates and rulings terrorized a population already beaten by economic and political failure. Uganda remains so poor and broken that today 31 percent of[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments Opinion