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Kill Obamacare

President Obama should drop his plans for health care and focus on the economy, which remains Americans’ main concern.

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Ignorance is Not Bliss

The government should resolve to educate the American public about the fundamental idea of economics: the idea of having unlimited wants but scarce resources.

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Summers’ Theory of Inequality

Is the Summers of our discontent correct, that XX does not equal XY when it comes to mathematics?

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Into Thin Air

As world leaders continue to arrive and make their presence felt (or lack thereof), this final week of the summit has witnessed bizarre contradictions of rhetoric and procedural protocol.

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Defending the Indefensible

It is imperative that Harvard adopt principled guidelines and vetting practices to ensure that war criminals and their official apologists—regardless of country of origin—not be given a platform at our university.

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Time to Explore Iran Divestment

 

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Harvard’s Allston Opportunity

What matters now is what Harvard will do both with what it already owns in Allston and Brighton and with the eight-acre site of the Charlesview Apartments that Harvard may soon acquire.

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Alan Khazei for Senate

 

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Stumping for Stupak

It is unreasonable to say that the Stupak amendment would curtail any women’s “right to choose,” and, moreover, there is no evidence it would lead to unsafe abortions.

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Stolen by the Street

How many more of America’s young and brightest will ask themselves what kind of chumps they are to give up the chance to earn 100 or 500 times more than their mentors, their doctors, their favorite professors, their idols and heroes?

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At the Crossroads

Only open debate and inclusiveness leads away from the business-determined road we’re on and toward the university whose highest goals are to educate its students and nourish its community.

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The Vital Question

We’re certainly at a historical fork in the road, but we need not choose between vitality and security.

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Guilty by Association

We call on the administration to be more sensitive to the needs and experiences of Arab-American student organizations on campus, recognizing the uniquely precarious position in which we find ourselves in the wake of tragedies that affect us all, as Americans.

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Troop Surge in Afghanistan

The American people may worry that more American troops will slow the ability of Afghan troops to take up their own national security. However, with the recent engagement between insurgents and Afghan troops, it is clear that those native forces are increasingly effective.