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Aaron Miller
Aaron Miller is a freshman at Harvard College from New Rochelle, New York.

Entries by Aaron Miller

The Delusion of Anti-Israel Advocates

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 12:02 AM

A few days ago, a friend and I were discussing the exchange of rockets between Israel and Gaza. She condemned all of the violence as equally inexcusable and denied that there is any moral high-ground between Israel's government and Hamas. So I referred her to Senator Charles Schumer's recent op-ed...

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NCAA Athlete Unionization: A Step in the Right Direction

(3) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 2:25 PM

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently shook the world of amateur sports by defining a college football player as an employee of a university and by presenting Northwestern's team with the right to unionize. It broached the issue of whether student athletes are being compensated sufficiently. And although unionization...

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Give Basketball Diplomacy a Chance

(1) Comments | Posted January 3, 2014 | 5:27 PM

America embraced big-stick diplomacy under President Roosevelt, dollar diplomacy under Taft and shuttle diplomacy under Nixon -- a wide range of international relations strategies. Now, it's time for America to introduce a new tactic for a specific region of the world: "basketball diplomacy."

Last week, the five-time NBA champion...

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Seeking Real Solutions for the Palestinians

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2013 | 4:15 PM

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced recently that he would summon the state's leadership to decide whether to resume peace talks with Israel, reminding us of the constant controversy surrounding the issue of a two-state solution. So as we look toward a potential and hopeful acceleration of the...

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The Fiscal Cliff: The Time for Action Is Now

(5) Comments | Posted October 16, 2012 | 3:24 PM

Aaron Miller is a member of the Junior State of America (JSA), a student-run political awareness organization for high school students.

Congress' debate continues to intensify over the fiscal cliff, a combination of budgetary issues that hold influence over future federal spending and...

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We Need Youth to Care

(1) Comments | Posted September 13, 2012 | 9:19 AM

Aaron is a member of the Junior State of America (JSA), a student-run political awareness organization for high school students.

American youth, the demographic most important to America's future, are often excluded from political processes and omitted from election ballots in just about...

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