Monthly Archives: June 2011

So Much More Than Plasma and Poison

June 6, 2011 So Much More Than Plasma and Poison By NATALIE ANGIER BALTIMORE — Until I met Doug Allen, the wiry, ponytailed senior aquarist who guided me through the extremely popular jellyfish exhibit at the National Aquarium, my personal … Continue reading

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Letter of Hitler’s First Anti-Semitic Writing May Be the Original

Letter of Hitler’s First Anti-Semitic Writing May Be the Original By JACK EWING FRANKFURT — In 1919, a soldier in Munich discovered that he could galvanize small groups of fellow trench warfare veterans with virulently anti-Semitic oratory. A superior officer, … Continue reading

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Push for A’s at Private Schools Is Keeping Costly Tutors Busy

Push for A’s at Private Schools Is Keeping Costly Tutors Busy By JENNY ANDERSON Siddharth Iyer spent eight Mays cramming for finals, first at Stuyvesant High School and then at Columbia University. Nine years later, it is still crunch time … Continue reading

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Makes My Mad

A Disabled Boy’s Death, and a System in Disarray By DANNY HAKIM Jonathan Carey did not die for lack of money. New York State and the federal government provided $1.4 million annually per person to care for Jonathan and the … Continue reading

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Favoritism, Cronyism, and Nepotism

Favoritism, Cronyism, and Nepotism By Judy Nadler and Miriam Schulman   These materials were prepared for the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics program in Government Ethics by Senior Fellow Judy Nadler and Communications Director Miriam Schulman. The Center provides training … Continue reading

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