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  • Acquittal leads to turmoil in Pakistan

    Eight years after she was charged with blasphemy, Asia Bibi has been acquitted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan this week on the grounds of insufficient evidence. That decision has thrown the country into turmoil, with several fundamentalist groups calling for her execution and protesting the acquittal. In 2010, Asia Bibi, a poor berry-picker whose family were the only Christians in her village, w...

    Forum | November 5, 2018
  • Gab's abuse of the First Amendment
    Forum | October 29, 2018
  • #MeToo movement reaches India

    One year after the movement started in America, following the revelations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein published in The New Yorker, #MeToo has finally arrived in India.

    Forum | October 15, 2018
  • Eye of the Needle exhibit makes CMU face the opioid crisis close to home

    Over 115 people in the United States die everyday from overdoses on opioids like prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids like fentanyl. This stark statistic reveals the extent of the damage the opioid crisis has done to the people of this country. And the numbers don’t stop there. In 2016, 4600 Pennsylvanians died of a drug overdose. In 2017, over 700 people died of an overdose ...

    News | October 8, 2018
  • 125th Anniversary of Chicago address

    “Sisters and Brothers of America.”
    This was how Swami Vivekananda began his address to the World’s Parliament of Religions in Chicago on Sept. 11, 1893. By accepting people of a country different from his as his own, he embodied the very essence of the universalism of humanity, the idea of Vasudaiva Kutumbakam — “The whole world is one Family”.
    It is important for us now, 125 years later, to rev...

    Forum | September 24, 2018