Category Archives: Articles for Volume 3, Issue 2, Winter 2010

Volume 3, Issue 2, Winter 2010

The Perversity of Diversity at Stanford University

By Gregory Hirshman Stanford prides itself on diversity, yet in reality its diversity is limited in important ways and undermines its goals of fostering intellectual development.  Stanford focuses heavily on diversity of race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation, and so it … Continue reading

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The Trouble with the U.S. Economy: An interview with Professor and Senior Hoover Fellow John Taylor

By Jacquelyn Wong John Taylor is a Professor of Economics at Stanford University and has previously served as Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs and as a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors during the Ford and … Continue reading

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Going Soft on the News

By Ashley Menzies Due to the media’s feeding frenzy involving Tiger Wood’s multiple affairs, many American citizens may know more about his alleged mistresses Rachel Uchitel and Jaimee Grubbs than the current status of the healthcare reform bill or the … Continue reading

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The Danger of Unsustainability

By Evan Storms With President Obama recently returned from the Copenhagen Climate Summit, the notion of sustainability has been the object of a lately renewed focus in the U.S. media.  As well it should be.  Those championing the cause of … Continue reading

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Militarizing the Treasury Department

By Samir Junnarkar The current financial crisis revealed gaping holes in the U.S. Government’s appreciation of systemic economic risk and its general response to economic crises. Accordingly, this paper asserts that the newly created Office of Financial Stability should remain … Continue reading

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Avatar, Mysticism, and American Politics

By Dakin Sloss Box office hit Avatar presents the clash of tribal savages and greedy businessmen on the seemingly far off world of Pandora, but the story actually symbolizes the political battle that occurs in our country. The plot of … Continue reading

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Signs of Hope for the Decade Ahead

By Andrew Dargie From Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme to 9/11, from Tiger Woods’ infidelity to continued revelations of sexual abuse cases in the Catholic Church, the last decade has reeked of sadness and hurt brought about by the selfish and … Continue reading

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