David Hatami

dhatami1@binghamton.edu

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Traveling the Middle East shouldn't be stymied by fear

The magnificent Hagia Sophia mosque in Turkey. The ancient city of Petra in Jordan. The timeless pyramids of Giza in Egypt. These wonders of the ancient world, dating back thousands of years,...


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Netanyahu’s new plans for Israel are dangerous

On April 9, Israel held its general elections, also known as the Knesset elections. Held every four years, these elections are very significant. They can signal the end or beginning of a...


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Recognizing the benefits of socialism

Socialism has long been a subject of much taboo here in the United States. Following World War II, the world plunged into a gloomy era marked by the beginning of the Cold...


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Is it OK for artists to cover other musicians?

Artistic originality has long been a subject of critical debate. When it comes to musicians covering material from other musicians, performances are usually met with particular enthusiasm and acclaim from regular listeners....