Joel Simon is the executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent nonprofit that provides assistance to journalists in dangerous situations around the globe. Brown Political Review: News organizations have recently slashed budgets for foreign correspondents and have since taken on more freelancers. How are freelancers treated in comparison to full-time staffers with respect […]
Ambassador Maen Rashid Areikat currently serves as the chief of the Palestine Liberation Organization delegation to the United States. Prior to his appointment to Washington, he served as Chairman of the PLO and the Palestinian National Authority.Brown Political Review: After the Gaza City agreement in April, a plan was set in motion to absorb Hamas into […]
Amy Kremer was the chair of the Tea Party Express, a national group that supports the Tea Party movement and has been recognized as “one of the movement’s most successful players” by the New York Times. Kremer recently resigned to work on the senatorial campaign of Mark Bevin in the May 20 Kentucky GOP primary. Kremer […]
Tim Gunn is a fashion consultant and television personality, and was the chair of the Department of Fashion Design at Parsons the New School for Design from 2000 to 2007. He regularly appears on the popular TV show “Project Runway” and wrote a column in Politico analyzing the fashion choices of various politicians. He recently sat […]
Diane Duke is the CEO of the Free Speech Coalition and former Senior Vice President of Planned Parenthood in Southwest Oregon. She previously worked with the Eugene Human Rights Commission fighting on behalf of marriage equality. She recently sat down with BPR’s Michael Chernin. Brown Political Review: Could you provide a brief overview of what the […]
Barring any major constitutional changes over the next several months, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will soon be forced to step down as the president of Iran. For the past eight years, Ahmadinejad has been viewed through countless lenses: champion of the poor (at the risk of inflation, he has provided food and gasoline subsidies for the nation’s […]
Two years ago, chaos broke loose when Syrian protesters began demonstrating their deep discontent with President Bashar al-Assad’s rule. As the next domino to fall in the Arab Spring, Syrians followed Tunisians, Libyans and Egyptians in voicing their outrage over human rights violations, economic stagnation and restricted political freedoms.
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