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Christine Lagarde

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  • Silencing Of Campus Speakers Intolerant

    Silencing Of Campus Speakers Intolerant
    Silly me. I thought American colleges were bastions of free speech, where faculty and students believe in "the marketplace of ideas." Not at Haverford College, Smith College or Rutgers University. Each of these institutions of higher learning...
  • Students hold commencement speakers accountable

    It's easy to criticize the college students who rallied against such commencement speakers as Condoleezza Rice, Robert J. Birgeneau and Christine Lagarde because they condemn their views on the Iraq war, the Occupy movement's conduct at UC Berkeley or the...
  • What do dead fish and college students have in common?

    Dead fish and college students generally don’t have much in common. Except maybe this week. You see, tens of thousands of dead fish floated to the surface of Marina del Rey’s harbor over the weekend. As The Times reported: “Heaps...
  • College grads: With speakers as in life, at times you take what you can get

    On college campuses all over the country, the classes of 2014 have distinguished themselves like none before — mainly by chasing away their commencement speakers. Students at Smith College scared off Christine Lagarde, the first female managing...
  • Let the inquisition begin [Commentary]

    Let the inquisition begin [Commentary]
    "…You should see that obedient flock who at the mere sign from me will hasten to heap the hot cinders upon the stakes in which we shall burn you for coming to meddle with us." — Fyodor Dostoyevsky, "The Grand Inquisitor" parable within "The...
  • Apodaca: Time for commencement speeches to graduate?

    Is it a sign of the times that commencement speeches have become controversial? This year has been marked by a string of protests at college campuses across the country against the people invited to deliver keynote addresses at graduation ceremonies....
  • Buys and sells: If colleges were stocks

    Buys and sells: If colleges were stocks
    Colleges rise. Colleges fall. Let's look at France and the U.S. to see how they fare. In May 1968 student riots broke out in universities across France. What followed was a general strike of 11 million workers. The government of Charles de Gaulle nearly...
  • Senate leader Reid drops IMF reforms from Ukraine aid package

    WASHINGTON -- Bowing to Republican opposition, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Tuesday that legislation to provide $1 billion in aid to Ukraine would move forward without a contested provision to expand the loan-making authority of the...
  • Hillary Clinton: For women, 'Double standard is alive and well'

    Hillary Clinton: For women, 'Double standard is alive and well'
    For decades, questions posed to Hillary Rodham Clinton have turned on the subject of hair. But for all the eyerolls, that famous coif — in all its scrunchie-to-bob iterations — has turned out to be a very helpful talking point. The...
  • OECD cuts global economic growth forecast, warns of risks from U.S.

    OECD cuts global economic growth forecast, warns of risks from U.S.
    WASHINGTON — A leading international group on Tuesday cut its forecast for global economic growth through next year, warning that fiscal and monetary policy decisions looming in the U.S. could derail the recovery. The Organization for Economic...
  • IMF official urges U.S. to get 'its act together' and raise debt limit

    IMF official urges U.S. to get 'its act together' and raise debt limit
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. needs to get "its act together" and raise the debt limit before a default derails the nation's recovery and damages the world economy, a top International Monetary Fund official said Wednesday. Short-term interest rates have risen...