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Poetic justice as fairness

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On March 24, 2023
A commenter to Paul’s post below about not-accidentally like a martyr Kyle Duncan reminded me that I meant to discuss this piece by Jay Willis earlier. One reason that Duncan wanted to just yell insults at the students is that he’s an intellectually siloed mediocrity incapable of answering hostile questions with anything but inane cliches: […]

Contempt of Court

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On March 24, 2023

This is a followup to this morning’s post on the Stanford Law School/Kyle Duncan controversy. On Wednesday, SLS’s dean, Jenny Martinez, sent a ten-page letter to everyone at the law school

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This is the grave of Joseph Pulitzer. Born in the town of Mako, in what is today south central Hungary, in 1847, Pulitzer did not go into the town’s iconic industry of garlic, which it is still known for today. Rather, he came from Jewish business-merchant family. The family was in fact quite well off. […]

The Right Enemies

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On March 23, 2023

With Marty Walsh leaving as Secretary of Labor to take over the NHL Players Association, Biden selected Julie Su to replace him. Su should have been the pick to begin with, although Walsh did a good j

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