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A few weeks ago, if you recall, Britain's Prince Harry was having himself a high old time at a Colonials and Natives party to which he came costumed as a Nazi officer.
As the saying goes, behind every successful woman is a man who is surprised. Harvard president Larry Summers apparently is that man.
When it comes to left and right, meaning the contrapuntal voices of sanity and dementia, we're meant to keep two sets of books.
There I was, in the basement of the Margaret Mitchell House in Atlanta, enjoying a private tour of the place.
Companies try to discredit the experts.
The New School University is one of Manhattan's most storied progressive institutions. But don't tell that to the people who work there.
Labor studies programs are under attack by a well-financed right-wing campaign.
Devising a fair federal policy for higher education would not be hard.
It started with Congress, which in 1998 voted to deny federal financial
aid to students with minor drug convictions like marijuana possession.
Now the use of financial aid as an incentive to cu
As a law school dean, I was much taken with a statement from Justice
Sandra Day O'Connor's landmark opinion in the University of Michigan
case: "Law schools represent the training ground for a