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Jason L. Steorts

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Free-Speech Paranoia

When you are losing a public debate, nothing breathes new life into your cause like accusing your critics of suppressing

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Preaching Politics

You learn a lot from the Bible. There are, first, the moral teachings: Love your neighbor, obey the Ten Commandments

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ROTC Redux

Despite the intractability of Harvard’s anti-military vendetta, those who look eagerly to the day when the Reserve Officers Training Corps

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In Defense of Unilateralism

In our times, “unilateralist” has become a dirty word, an insult on par with “belligerent aggressor” and a refrain of

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Tom's Tax Tall Tale

Once again, evil Republicans want to destroy Social Security with reckless tax cuts. Or so Tom Daschle wants you to

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Shades of Offense

Race is Harvard’s topic du jour. Cornel West’s defection to Princeton, Charles Ogletree’s crusade to win reparations for slavery, and

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An Ultimatum for Arafat

Colin Powell will soon meet with Yasir Arafat, who holds the singular distinction of being the only sponsor of terrorism

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Picking on Pickering

Tom Daschle should meet my parents. Like most members of their species, my parents have a language entirely their own,

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The PSLM Transcript

Recent wage negotiations between Harvard University and janitors of the Service Employees International Union Local 254 (SEIU) were closed to

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Shutting Down the Axis

If I were Saddam Hussein, I wouldn’t be sleeping well at night. President George W. Bush seems determined to make

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Torture, Civil Libertarian Style

Four weeks ago, civil libertarians thought Frankfurter Professor of Law Alan M. Dershowitz was in their ideological camp. Now they

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Memo to Larry Summers

The process that began with last spring’s Living Wage Rebellion draws to a close. The Harvard Committee on Employment and

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Season of Believing

The close of the year is the time to look back and ask grand questions about what we have learned

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Those Frightful Partisans

Somebody should tell the propaganda bosses of the left that Halloween is over; maybe they would stop trying to terrify

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The Silence That Kills

As a display of faithful dedication, the document is inspiring. It contains injunctions to pray continuously, exhortations to purify one’s

School at School
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What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather
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CS50 and the Humanities

Closing Ceremony
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Ignore Congress. Close Gitmo.