Alex Bastian

The Republic of Artsakh  has an airport near the capital city of Stepanakert, but the airport has remained closed since 1994 due to due to threats by Azerbaijan to shoot down any civilian aircraft, preventing civilian access to air travel. (Courtesy photo)

Travel should be a basic right for all civilians

We traveled to a place that was majestic and breathtakingly beautiful where…

The Republic of Artsakh  has an airport near the capital city of Stepanakert, but the airport has remained closed since 1994 due to due to threats by Azerbaijan to shoot down any civilian aircraft, preventing civilian access to air travel. (Courtesy photo)
Demonstrators rally outside the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles on April 24 to commemorate the killings of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire more than a century ago. (Richard Vogel/AP)

The truth is not for sale

Imagine respectful publications providing credence to Jewish Holocaust denial or arguing that…

Demonstrators rally outside the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles on April 24 to commemorate the killings of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire more than a century ago. (Richard Vogel/AP)

The growing pains of growth, gentrification

The bowling alley in Japantown, Coronet Movie Theatre, and Candlestick Park just…