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  • Gary Olson: How can capitalism be considered inclusive?

    Gary Olson: How can capitalism be considered inclusive?
    Today's pop quiz involves oxymorons, those often amusing contradictory two-word expressions like jumbo shrimp, amicable divorce and Fox News. OK, which of the following oxymorons has gained favor within the higher ranks of finance and politics: a)...
  • Russia, Ukraine agree pullback line for heavy arms

    Separatist forces deployed more arms and manpower Wednesday to an emerging flashpoint in eastern Ukraine, hours before diplomats from Russia and Ukraine agreed on a dividing line from where both sides should pull back their heavy weapons. Germany's...
  • G-20 leaders promise projects, policy reforms to boost economic growth

    Criticized for being long on promises and short on delivery, leaders of the Group of 20 major economies set a target of lifting global economic output by at least 2% over five years -- an ambitious goal that would add $2 trillion to the world economy...
  • Japan falls into recession as economic fixes fail to do the job

    Japan has fallen back into a recession, a continuation of more than two decades of struggles and a warning about the overwhelming challenge of getting an economy healthy again after massive debt and a real estate bubble poison it. Like the U.S. and...
  • UC Berkeley students seek to block Bill Maher speech

    UC Berkeley students seek to block Bill Maher speech
    Comedian Bill Maher is scheduled to be the speaker at UC Berkeley’s mid-year commencement, but some students, who object to what they allege to be his anti-Muslim statements, are asking administrators to rescind the invitation. A petition urging...
  • IMF, downgrading U.S. growth outlook, cautions investors about interest rates

    The International Monetary Fund sharply lowered its U.S. growth projection for the year and issued a cautionary note to investors: Don't be too confident about interest rates. Like others in the economic forecasting business, the IMF downgraded its U.S....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • The commencement speaker boondoggle

    The commencement speaker boondoggle
    With commencement season heading into full swing, the scandal du jour is the rising number of speakers hounded off their graduation podiums (podia?) by student protests or threats thereof. Rutgers graduates and their parents will be deprived of the...
  • What college kids don't want to hear

     What college kids don't want to hear
    Last week, former UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau joined a growing group of prominent public figures who have declined invitations to speak at college commencement ceremonies because of protests. Birgeneau — and the students who might...
  • 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...