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Daniel Teweles

Entries by Daniel Teweles

Surprising Portrait of Pakistan's Leading Youth Blogger

(19) Comments | Posted December 9, 2010 | 10:40 AM

Islamabad, Pakistan -- The poignant and increasingly mainstream blogger giving voice to the disorganized majority of 180 million Pakistanis is not who you would expect. Her name is Sana Saleem; she is a 23-year-old student studying to be a neuro-pyschiatrist in Karachi, and as an observant Muslim, wears...

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Human Rights and Technology: A No-Brainer

(2) Comments | Posted October 12, 2010 | 2:03 PM

I was recently invited to participate in McGill University's Global Conference on Human Rights and Diverse Societies in Montreal, Canada as a McGill-Echenberg Human Rights Fellow. The larger conference, which brought together academics, government officials, human rights professionals, and media leaders from around the world, focused on...

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This Is Not a Drill. Neither Is Our Democratic Process

(9) Comments | Posted September 13, 2010 | 10:29 AM

During the next 10 days, you have the ability to ask candidates running in 46 of the nation's most competitive midterm races your questions. You can also vote on them, and ask your friends, colleagues, and networks too as well. On September 21st, the top 10 questions in each race...

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Changing Politics: From Campus to Congress

(1) Comments | Posted August 30, 2010 | 7:25 AM

Being a student activist ain't what it used to be. Back in the day you'd flyer your campus, get people psyched, then write letters, sign a petition, have a march, or do something obnoxious -- all with the aim of drawing attention to an issue...

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