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The People of North Korea, Silenced for Too Long


By Lilit Arabyan North Korea saturated international headlines late last year after the country’s dictator and supreme ruler, Kim Jong-il, died of a heart attack on December 17, 2011. Footage of Kim Jong-il’s funeral procession, released by the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), showed millions mourning their departed leader. This footage triggered a torrent of commentary and analysis by ... Read More »

Crocodile Tears and a Steamy Bowl of SOPA


     A Steamy Hot Bowl of SOPA by The-Generation Co Editor Brad Rowe Folks, let’s get real.  SOPA’s (Stop Online Piracy Act) enforcement is as much about first amendment rights as shoplifting is to people’s rights to browse in stores.  It is a ridiculous notion to say that by not being able to steal music and movies off the Internet ... Read More »

The State of Health in Nicaragua


Stephan Chiu is a 4th year Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics Major at UCLA, a talented student who is fascinated by global medicine. He also works in a virology research lab on campus, studying mechanisms of the Nipah Virus. His interests include music, photography, and travel. Stephen writes about his recent trip to Nicaragua, and the eye-opening experiences he had at the local clinic. Read More »

Occupy Movement: Dead or Alive?

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There is little doubt that the Occupy movement has lost some of its original steam. But is the phenomenon dead? The Generation co-editors, Brad Rowe and David Taylor, performed exploratory surgery on the patient in question and determined their individual prognoses. Read More »

Earthquake Rocks Turkey


Photo:  ABC News Australia By Brad Rowe A 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Turkey on Sunday, October 23. It was the strongest to hit the country in years. Hundreds of stunned citizens of Van, a large eastern city populated mainly by Kurds, are currently rummaging through rubble with shovels and their bare hands in an attempt to find survivors. “500 ... Read More »