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Berkeley Political Review

Scaling Everest

BY GIACOMO TOGNINI It has been seven years since Nepal’s decade-long civil war led to the overthrow of the world’s third-longest-lasting absolute monarchy and the…

The Labor Rollercoaster of a Lifetime

What began as a factory fire months ago has turned into turmoil through Bangladesh. In April of 2013, Rana Plaza in Bangladesh toppled down, killing…

United American Emirates, The New UAE?

As recently as five years ago, energy analysts were in agreement the US would need to begin importing natural gas to keep up with rising…

The Snub Heard ‘Round China

My mom and I seldom talk about politics because of the language barrier and also because I need her to pay my tuition. But a…

Legislating Against Terror

The quote “first, do no harm,” derived from the Latin phrase primum non nocere, is a leading principle for medical practitioners. The idea is that…

A Look Beneath the Surface

The passage of the ASUC’s recent divestment bill has, since its inception, engaged this campus in heated and passionate debate. On the night of the…

While You Were Sleeping

Last night, holed up in the London Ecuadorian Embassy, Julian Assange attempted once more to set the world alight with the release over 1.7 million…