Nesi Altaras

Nesi Altaras is a senior majoring in international relations and economics. Nesi can be reached at nesi.altaras@tufts.edu.

Looking Out: Partly free

Less than a month ago, the 2018 edition of Freedom House’s annual Freedom in the World report was released. It focuses on the political climate in every country and their civil and political...

Looking Out: Slavery

Slavery still exists. The treatment of humans as property is not over. The world was reminded of this disgusting reality when a CNN video surfaced in November, showing a slave auction in Libya, a...

Looking out: Tax cuts

The Republicans have finally wrangled a legislative win and passed bills in the House and Senate authorizing a large tax cut and associated provisions. After multiple failures to repeal the...

Looking out: Investigation

There has been a movement in Robert Mueller’s investigation recently that is moving the focus away from Russia and toward Turkey. In March 2016, Reza Zarrab, a Turkish-Iranian businessman, was...

Looking in: Making it explicit

Bias and discrimination against immigrants exist in the United States. This is not a controversial statement. The same situation exists in the United Kingdom. When I arrived in the United Kingdom on...

Looking Out: Suspended

Ever since last year’s attempted coup, the Erdogan regime in Turkey has become even more sensitive to criticism and has increased its arrests of journalists, NGO workers and others who speak up...

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