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Nathaniel S. Rakich

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That’s right; shopping period needs to go.

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The Battle Over “Healthcare”

In the publishing world, however, what has separated healthcare liberals from health-care conservatives isn’t our political views—it’s our opinion on whether the hot topic itself is one word or two.

It's a Free Country!

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Maybe the sangria had something to do with why it was so crowded. But I had to

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Managing Expectations

WASHINGTON, D.C. — During his short tenure as manager of the Washington Nationals, Manny Acta witnessed 28 members of Congress

Five Freedoms

PENNSAUKEN, N.J. — The following is an excerpt from the last page of the diary of Nathaniel S. Rakich, ethnologist

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Error to the Pitcher

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Washington Nationals were counting on a match made in heaven when they picked Stephen Strasburg first

Judging an Industry by Its Cover

NEW YORK, N.Y. — BookExpo America didn’t seem like the dregs of a dying industry. BEA, North America’s largest convention

What I Did Next January

Forget this summer—I’m hung up on my plans for next January. Nearly two years after Harvard’s administration approved calendar reform

No, We Haven’t

“Yes we did.” Since Sen. Barack Obama’s win last Tuesday, this modified campaign slogan has graced signs at rallies, g-chat

No on Question 1

Senator Joseph R. Biden, trying his best not to become the next vice president of the United States, recently called

Reverse Elitism

Make no mistake; refusing a Harvard education to private-school students is a radical idea. Still, Harvard should ponder such a

Peace Without Victory in Kosovo

The situation is simple for one so complicated. Kosovo, the wayward Serbian province that is 90 percent ethnic Albanian, will