Jul 09

The Thorn in Tyranny’s Side: A Look at the Oslo Freedom Forum by Patrick Beliard (A’21)

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“The Oslo Freedom Forum is the thorn in tyranny’s side – a thriving global community of activists united by a common vision of making the world more peaceful, prosperous, and free from authoritarianism.”

Jul 08

Conducting Agriculture and Livelihood Endline Survey in Sindhupalchok District by: Olivia Bronzi (A’21), Brendan Foley (A’21), Sachin Vallamkonda (A’21)

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We arrived at PHASE HQ loaded with all of our supplies for our nine day stay in Sindhupalchok district. The six of us, including the three public health students, crammed into a small Jeep and set off early in the morning.

Jul 07

A Study of Nonviolent Resistance: First Steps by Taylor Lewis (A’21)

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While it is one thing to study resistance movements in a class or through one’s own personal interest, working with an organization that’s teachings have influenced nonviolent protests around the world is another experience all together.

Jul 02

Exploring the American Relationship by Akash Mishra (A’22)

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Ten days into the ALLIES Joint Research Project (JRP) in India, it is hard to see how India's vast sociopolitical discourse is not explored further (at least in western research literature). The first ten days of our trip have come with immense learning.

Jul 01

Resistance No Matter the Costs by Dorothy Neher (A’20)

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In May, I had the privilege of attending the Oslo Freedom Forum in Oslo, Norway. For three days I had the opportunity to listen and engage in discussion with several human rights activists.