William S. Benjamin

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More Than a Movie

Now and then it is possible to observe the moral life in the process of revising itself. T HE LATE

No Honor, No Responsibility

T HIS PAST SUMMER, Dean of the Faculty A. Michael Spence commissioned a study of student honor codes in institutions

Music in the Darkness

A T FIRST the phrase "historical novel" sounds like a contradiction in terms. Can a writer really combine in one

When Reason Fails

F OR PLAIN folks, sending a telegram overseas usually costs about a dollar or two. But last week Washington spent


A FEW YEARS BACK, Harvard sociologist Daniel Bell called attention to what he termed a major contradiction in modern life--one

Plan to Increase to Housing Stock Draws Opposition

It began as an earnest attempt to get low income housing built in Cambridge Referendums were held, working committees formed

University Opposes New Zoning Law

The signatures of two University officials topped a petition presented to the Cambridge City Council Monday night opposing a proposal

City Council Considers Proposals To Increase Low-Income Housing

Two controversial proposals designed to alleviate Cambridge's housing crunch may come to a vote before the city council tonight, city

The Once and Future Court

F OR THE THOUGHTFUT and farsighted voter, nothing could have been more chilling than the prospect of Ronald Reagan casting

Haunted by the Horse God

"I F EQUUS leaves, it will be with your intestines. And I don't stock replacements." The words are spoken by

Bringing Good Opera to the People

A FEW YEARS AGO, eating popcorn at the opera would have been considered the ultimate in gauche. The sound of

Harvard and Nicaragua

As the Reagan administration carries out a rhetorical, and arguably an actual, war against Nicaragua, an group of Harvard faculty

A Dull Puzzle

E VER SINCE the story broke in 1951 that Kim Philby, Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean, all top ranking members

The Coal War

A S SUMMER RECEDES from the British Isles, the six-month old coal strike lumbers on with no end in sight.

Changing View of Unions

The arguments against trade unions are long and familiar; every economics textbook since Samuelson's has insisted that unions restrict the