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Defending That Big Charitable Donation

By criticizing Paulson’s gift, one neglects both the practical and intrinsic value of his contribution.

Benjamin Bagley
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Benjamin Bagley

Benjamin Bagley

Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali

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Anne Harrington
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Anne Harrington

Alan M. Dershowitz
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Alan M. Dershowitz

Jonathan Alter
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Jonathan Alter

Maxine Isaacs
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Maxine Isaacs

Ron Klain
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Ron Klain

Linda Schlossberg
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Linda Schlossberg

 Michael J Astrue
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Michael J Astrue

Michael J. Astrue

Alexandra A. Petri
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Alexandra A. Petri

Eric P. Lesser
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Eric P. Lesser

Eric P. Lesser

Eric P. Lesser
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If You Want to Make a Difference, There's No Place Like Home

Harvard is a place that rewards ambition and exploration. From our first days on campus, we’re encouraged to act boldly, think globally, and travel far. Those are worthwhile traits, and we should hold onto them. And for some of us the boldest and bravest way to have an impact is to go where we are needed most: home

Benjamin Bagley
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Truth, Beauty, and Bullshit

All this is to say that when you hear Polonius’s advice—and at a college commencement, I don’t see how you couldn’t—don’t think about yourself.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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The Liberal Diversity Dilemma

Somehow we have got so caught up in the pursuit of diversity that we have drifted away from the core of what it was all about, the core of liberalism: the individual.

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

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Year in Sports 2015

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Class of 2015, By the Numbers