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Articles by Luke Lattanzi-Silveus (9)

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Lattanzi-Silveus ’14: Solidarity with resistance to apartheid

March 5, 2013 16 comments

These protests aren’t just a response to recent events. They are about decades of occupation and apartheid.

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Taking Sides: Do too many Brown graduates go into finance?

February 15, 2013 3 comments

Dreschler ’15 and Lattanzi-Silveus ’14 square off on whether too many Brown graduates pursue careers in finance.

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Lattanzi-Silveus ’14: A contemporary colonial war

February 11, 2013 6 comments

If the intervention in the West African country of Mali shows us anything, it’s that colonialism is still alive and well.

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Lattanzi-Silveus ’14: The monopolization of economics

November 28, 2012 5 comments

Economics as it is taught today makes for a very odd social science. In political science, international relations and sociology one studies many different schools of thought.

Lattanzi-Silveus ’14: System change not climate change

November 13, 2012 0 comments

The problem is systemic. The problem is the profit motive and capitalism itself. 

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Lattanzi-Silveus ’14: The alternative to the lesser evil

October 25, 2012 2 comments

We’re less then two weeks from the presidential election. President Obama and former governor Mitt Romney are each whipping up a storm about how we should vote for them because the other will lead us all to ruin. Both are eager to agree that there is a clear choice between the two of them and the two parties they represent.

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Lattanzi-Silveus ’14: What the Chicago teachers have taught us

September 23, 2012 3 comments

The teachers struck a blow against job precarity, poor pay, cuts to education funding and high-stakes testing. They are an example to be emulated, not shunned!

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Lattanzi-Silveus ’14: The Quebec student strike: Why not here?

September 12, 2012 0 comments

Such a stunning show of force from students that are closer to us geographically than Washington, D.C. begs the question of whether the same pushback might be possible in the U.S.

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Lattanzi-Silveus ’14: Changing the debate on ROTC – a socialist’s perspective

April 14, 2011 0 comments

In the debate over whether the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps should return to campus, the repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy is usually given as an answer to the question “why now?” This is not the real reason, as ROTC’s history shows. ROTC came into existence in 1916, […]