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Zero Tolerance for Genocide Denialists in Congress

Zero Tolerance for Genocide Denialists in Congress

I reported last week on the Armenian-American community success in securing cancellation of Los Angeles City’s $845,000 contract with the Gephardt Group, for lobbying on behalf of Turkey against adoption of the Armenian Genocide resolution by Congress.

March 4th, 2015

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CRITICS’ FORUM: On Movies That Move Us: An Interview with Gariné Torossian

CRITICS’ FORUM: On Movies That Move Us: An Interview with Gariné Torossian

BY KAREN JALLATYAN
Gariné Torossian is a Lebanese-born Canadian-Armenian filmmaker who for more than two decades has been making numerous audio-visual works of art of astonishing complexity. She has graciously agreed to answer a few questions regarding her practice and specifically her first feature-length film “Stone Time Touch” (2007). After the film premiered in the Forum [...]

March 2nd, 2015

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On the Commercial Front

On the Commercial Front

As the old saying goes, “there’s more than one way to skin a cat” (at the risk of offending the animal rights folks), and Turkey is skinning a lot of cats.

February 27th, 2015

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Los Angeles Cancels $845,000 Contract with Turkey’s Lobbyist Gephardt Group

Los Angeles Cancels $845,000 Contract with Turkey’s Lobbyist Gephardt Group

BY HARUT SASSOUNIAN
I wrote a column last August warning that the Armenian-American community and all people of good will would boycott the products and services of Anheuser-Busch, Boeing, Chevron, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, General Electric, Goldman Sachs, Google, Los Angeles Airport, National Football League, Port of Oakland, and United Airlines, unless these companies cancelled their contracts with [...]

February 24th, 2015

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‘Armenian’ Cities’ Elections

‘Armenian’ Cities’ Elections

It’s that time of the biennial election cycle when many California cities hold their local elections for city councils, school boards, and college boards.

February 20th, 2015

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Who is Responsible for Turning Erdogan into a Fanatical Tyrant?

Who is Responsible for Turning Erdogan into a Fanatical Tyrant?

When the Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power in 2002, its founder, Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared like a devout Muslim seeking to eliminate corruption and improve the standard of living of Turkish citizens.

February 17th, 2015

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Toumani Take II

Toumani Take II

Circumstances in the form of community reactions, discussions, and commentary obligate me to revisit a topic I did not much want to address in the first place since it gives the culprit what she craves and needs to achieve her untoward desires/goals, ATTENTION.

February 13th, 2015

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Prof. Auron Blasts Israel’s President for Calling Armenian Genocide a ‘Massacre’

Prof. Auron Blasts Israel’s President for Calling Armenian Genocide a ‘Massacre’

Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin generated a major controversy after his January 28 speech at the UN General Assembly in New York.

February 10th, 2015

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It’s/They’re Coming!

It’s/They’re Coming!

April 24, 2015. Events on, around, about, for, through, because of, and probably a whole of other prepositionally connected events are what “it” and “they” are.

February 6th, 2015

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Pan-Armenian Declaration Reveals Plans for Legal Claims Against Turkey

Pan-Armenian Declaration Reveals Plans for Legal Claims Against Turkey

The Presidents of the Republics of Armenia and Artsakh along with leaders of major Diasporan organizations issued an unprecedented joint declaration last week, announcing the preparation of a comprehensive dossier of “legal claims” from Turkey to restore “individual, communal and pan-Armenian rights and legitimate interests.”

February 3rd, 2015

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Reverse Crusades

Reverse Crusades

With what can only be described as breathtaking hypocrisy, the nut-job extremists who are Moslems seem to be undertaking their own “CRESCENTade” to “defend” their religion.

January 30th, 2015

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Armenia’s Jewish Community Leader Lashes out at Pro-Azeri Propagandists

Armenia’s Jewish Community Leader Lashes out at Pro-Azeri Propagandists

BY HARUT SASSOUNIAN
Rimma Varzhapetyan-Feller, President of the Jewish Community of Armenia, recently wrote a scathing article titled, “World Jewry cannot become a tool in the hands of anti-Armenian propagators.” She criticized all those who engage in such propaganda for writing “ordered and one-sided articles…in pursuit of profits.”
Such writers attempt to exploit Israeli political circles and [...]

January 29th, 2015

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The First Salvo

The First Salvo

Great news came out of UCLA and its student government.

January 23rd, 2015

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Zuart Sudjian Sues Turkey to Reclaim Her Family Lands — Diyarbakir Airport

Zuart Sudjian Sues Turkey to Reclaim Her Family Lands — Diyarbakir Airport

Armenians are in the process of organizing thousands of events all over the world to commemorate the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide.

January 20th, 2015

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