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Twenty-Six Years On: From Charitable Assistance to Social Change

Diasporan Aid to Armenia in the Post-Independence Era Special to the Armenian Weekly The following article is adapted from a presentation delivered on May 23, in Yerevan, at a conference organized by the USC Institute of Armenian Studies titled “End of Transition: Armenia 25 years on. Now [more...]

September 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenia: The Struggle for Justice (Part II)

Some Armenians, Fed Up with Injustice, Leave the Country. Others, like Shahnazaryan, Stay and Resist… Part Two of David Barsamian’s Interview with Anna Shahnazaryan  Mountainous and landlocked Armenia has had a long history, but as a nation state it is relatively new. Armenia declared its [more...]

September 6, 2017 // 13 Comments

Soccer: Armenia Plays Two Crunch World Cup Qualifiers

  Special to the Armenian Weekly The first international break of the season is always an interesting time in soccer/football. Domestic campaigns already have a match or two in the books, depending on the country and league. The English Premier League (EPL) is usually ahead of the curve with [more...]

August 31, 2017 // 1 Comment

ANCA Interns Wrap Up Memorable Summer of Advocacy and Education

  Largest ANCA Intern Class Leaves Its Mark on Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON—The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Leo Sarkisian Internship (LSI) and Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program (CGP) summer class have returned to their campuses and communities, energized to share the [more...]

August 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

How Realpolitik Affects Artsakh (And What We Must Do)

Special to the Armenian Weekly In the 100 years since the beginning of the Armenian Genocide and the subversion of the First Armenian Republic, we have witnessed the implosion of the Soviet Union; the founding of the second free and independent Armenian Republic, in 1991; and the creation of the de [more...]

August 25, 2017 // 5 Comments

Charlottesville: White Is Not a Color

Special to the Armenian Weekly  A friend of mine, a zoologist, once told me that chimpanzees are gorgeous animals, and that the recurrent claim they are ugly comes from a fear and a suspicion of resemblance, and not from objective evaluation. The chimpanzee, according to him, is the only animal we [more...]

August 23, 2017 // 17 Comments

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