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  • It's speech season on campus — and it's notable for ones not given [Commentary]

    It's speech season on campus — and it's notable for ones not given  [Commentary]
    It is the season for graduations and graduation speeches, most of which dissolve into the sunshine, remembered by no one, but particularly not the happy graduates.
  • 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...

    Beating the tax man is the national pastime of the wealthy

    Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s recent column expressed the common view that most Greeks don't value "enterprise" because they've become dependent on overly generous government benefits that have ruined their economy ("America isn't Greece — at least not...

    IMF's Lagarde hints at world growth forecast cut

    IMF's Lagarde hints at world growth forecast cut
    AIX-EN-PROVENCE France (Reuters) - Global economic activity should strengthen in the second half of the year and accelerate in 2015, although momentum could be weaker than expected, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Sunday, hinting at a slight cut in...

    5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?

    5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?
    It was the worst U.S. economic calamity since the 1930s. Over 18 months, the Great Recession erased trillions of dollars in wealth, destroyed 8 million jobs and robbed tens of thousands of their homes. More than half of adults lost a job or saw a cut in...