Sanctuary Cities: Refuge in Uncertain Times
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Sanctuary Cities: Refuge in Uncertain Times

Across the United States, sanctuary cities are standing up to threats of deportation.

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Charlie’s: Delicious, Fast, Casual Burgers
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Charlie’s: Delicious, Fast, Casual Burgers

Ben Haller brings you a taste of Charlie's, an affordable burger option in Puxi.

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U.C. Berkley & NYU: Lessons in How Not to Protest
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U.C. Berkley & NYU: Lessons in How Not to Protest

"An effective protest draws attention to the actual issue at hand, not the protest itself."

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Doubting Democracy
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Doubting Democracy

Many are surprised to learn that China has democratic elections--but are they truly democratic? Ben…

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A Time for Introspection
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A Time for Introspection

"As much as I despise almost everything Trump stands for, I wish him all the…

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Clean Up Your S**t
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Clean Up Your S**t

Ben Haller discusses the problem of leaving public spaces at NYU Shanghai messy.

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China’s One Child Policy: One Year Later
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China’s One Child Policy: One Year Later

Ben Haller discusses why China's reversal of the one-child policy came too late to fix…

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Organizing the Organizations
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Organizing the Organizations

What do students think of the new club system at NYU Shanghai, and does it…

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Ending the Cycle
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Ending the Cycle

Anyone who says that racial bias and discrimination isn’t still a major problem in the…

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Standing Up For Democracy: Elections in Hong Kong
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Standing Up For Democracy: Elections in Hong Kong

Beijing battles with pro-democracy political forces in Hong Kong. Ben Haller shares his analysis of…

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Opting Out
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Opting Out

Ben Haller responds to NYU Shanghai Professor Clay Shirky and makes a case for third-party…

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War is Imminent?
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War is Imminent?

Headlines may claim that war with China is unavoidable, but should we really be worried?

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The Greatest Show on Earth: Super Tuesday
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The Greatest Show on Earth: Super Tuesday

On one of the most important days in US Elections, "Super Tuesday," Ben Haller explains…

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Safe Spaces: Political Correctness on College Campuses
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Safe Spaces: Political Correctness on College Campuses