Daily Archives : July 31, 2014

When in Doubt, (Don’t) Pick C

America is not the best country in the world. We are 7th in literacy, 27th in mathematics, and 22nd in science. We know that we’re imperfect: we all saw that one clip from The Newsroom. However, I think we have…

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Messi and Argentina’s Shambles: How a Hedge Fund Manager Conquered the Spirits of 41 million

Minutes before the final whistle of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, millions of television screens across the globe displayed the same image: Messi, fatigued arms resting on hips, somberly gazing out into the crowd. In other words, utter disappointment. The…

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Planes Beget Tragedy: The fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

The first global tragedy that unfolded during my lifetime was the attack on 9/11. I was young and naïve, but I knew how to be afraid, and my parents, the news, and my teachers made absolutely sure I was. Everywhere…

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