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Phoebe G. Barr

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If Harvard Wants to Lead on Climate, It Must Drop David Rubenstein

Here at Harvard, the call for Rubenstein is this: recuse or resign. Legal ethics 101 says he should have removed himself from votes within the Harvard Corporation that relate to the University’s response to the climate crisis years ago. If he can’t take this basic step now, he should immediately resign from the Harvard Corporation. It’s time for Harvard to do what it has promised: put people and the planet over profit.


Within the Shelves

Don’t ask me what I’m even doing here, she says. My life is a series of real-life Wikipedia spirals. Just keep looking up related readings.


Behind the Register

Was this your first choice for a job? He shrugs. Didn’t really have a first choice, he says. Money’s money.