In the Aftermath of Violence – Be the Change

By Helene de Boissiere – Swanson This morning, I woke to the television blaring and barraging viewers with messages promoting fear in the wake of this week’s violent aftermath of police officers killing black men in the South and in the North and a person who felt their only course of action was retaliation towards…
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Women Lighting the Way to Freedom and Independence

by Helene de Boissiere – Swanson The American Revolution took place after Britain put in place the Intolerable Acts, in the American colonies. The Americans responded by forming the Continental Congress. The war would not have been able to progress as it did without the widespread ideological and material support, of both men and women….
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Forgive, But Don’t Forget – 原谅但不忘记

By Longfei Zhang and Helene de Boissiere – Swanson Saturday, May 7th, 2016 NEW YORK CITY – The Right to be Forgotten which was approved by the European Union has had a global impact on blocking information and expression online across the across the globe. On 13 May 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ)…
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See with New Eyes – Perhaps

As Sophia Petrillo of Golden Girls tv-fame often said as she was about to tell a story … “Picture this!” Picture this … it’s Sunday morning. You’re in an unfamiliar city. You see an Episcopal Church. Going to Church on Sundays usually gives you “something to hold on to” – strength for the coming week and you…
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