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Entries by Michael Roth from 09/2011

Happy First (Labor) Day of Classes!

| Posted 09.05.2011 | College

Labor is on the mind of our students and their families in a more general sense this year. The awful job situation in the United States has lasted far too long, and each year frosh begin their college years hoping it will be better by the time they graduate.

Ten Years After: Commemoration Without Agenda

| Posted 09.09.2011 | Politics

On this 10th anniversary of 9/11 let us simply acknowledge the claim that our painful memories still have on us. Let us recognize with piety that we still carry the traces of those traumatic events with us, and that we acknowledge their importance to us without trying to use them.

Review Of Jay Feldman's Manufacturing Hysteria

| Posted 09.13.2011 | Books

Manufacturing Hysteria is a political book, aimed at reminding those dedicated to civil liberties (especially the right to dissent) how fragile our freedoms are and how "close to a police state" we have come over the last century.

Innovative University

| Posted 09.30.2011 | College

The free inquiry and experimentation of our education helps us to think for ourselves, take responsibility for our beliefs and actions, and be better acquainted with our own desires, our own hopes.