Contributing opinion writer

Daniel J. Kenny

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The Myth of Meritocratic Admissions at Harvard

But if you think Harvard is a meritocracy, I have news for you: It is not, and has never been. This notion is a sham—a myth fabricated to make Harvard students feel that everyone has earned their spot here on their own merit.


Letter to the Editor: The Uncomfortable Reality of Social Ills

If future financiers and consultants genuinely want to solve social problems, they do not need to join the Peace Corps, nor do they need to run and hide behind their self-congratulatory justifications of corporate careers.


Letter to the Editor: American Dream, American Nightmare

To the author of this article, and to those who agree with it, I pose one simple question: where do you find the audacity to dream on behalf of your compatriots?