Deniz Gulay

ugulay@binghamton.edu

17 Articles


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Tomorrow is chosen by you

In a way, what I have to say here is both a message to you, the reader, and perhaps also a message in a bottle, a source of inspiration to my future...


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Political representation must be diverse

In my previous article I argued that discussions of a possible civil war in the United States reveals internal, underlying problems. The polarization and radicalization that perpetuate divides within American society are...


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Talks about a second civil war reveal internal divisions

A movie that gained significant attention this year is “Civil War” directed by Alex Garland. Set in a hypothetical near-future dystopia, it depicts a situation where the federal government is fractured into...


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'Nuclear Deterrence' is losing all of its meaning

The current state of international politics is filled with constant and rampant escalation. Apart from the conflicts we are already familiar with from watching the news, there are also now greater risks...


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Unrecognized nations are geopolitical minefields

When you look at the map of the world either in a book, on a globe or on the internet, you see are different nations with their own territories. But something that...


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Binghamton's potential as a city lies in redevelopment

When it comes to historical heritage, Binghamton and Broome County in general has a lot to offer. From its industrial origins born out of the major production plants to the arrival of...


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False histories threaten success of democracies

Anemoia is the word for “yearning for a past that you never actually experienced.” It is a word that I imagine you have never even heard of, but when it comes to...


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European federalism must rise to meet complex challenges

European federalism must overcome strong challenges to survive What we today call Europe has a rich history of competing civilizations and ideas. Throughout the many centuries of its past, there were kingdoms,...


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Global trade centers are still pivotal to global politics

Today’s world is connected more than ever when it comes to technology — the devices and systems we use to communicate in the modern world are beyond the imagination of the people...


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UN must evolve to remain legitimate

In terms of global events and conflicts, the current state of the world is becoming increasingly more tenuous and unstable. There are numerous regions in the world, such as Palestine, Yemen, Ukraine...