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Algebra, Zakaria and Lady Gaga

Patricia McGuire | Posted 10.20.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

As the Class of 2016 arrives on campus, my thoughts turn to algebra, Zakaria, and Lady Gaga -- shorthand for critical issues facing higher education today: What should our students learn? Will they learn enough about ethics? Who decides?

Fareed Zakaria Speaks Out About Plagiarism Scandal

Posted 10.20.2012 | Media

Fareed Zakaria opened up about his plagiarism scandal in an interview with the New York Times which was published Monday. Zakaria recently got into...


Posted 08.16.2012 | Media

Fareed Zakaria is off the hook at both Time magazine and CNN after he admitted plagiarizing a New Yorker column last Friday. Zakaria, Time's edit...

I Was a Fareed Zakaria Groupie

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 10.14.2012 | Comedy
SaraKay Smullens

I remember our first meeting as if it were yesterday. There my husband and I were, as usual, propped up in bed, having breakfast on trays, throwing pieces of buttered bagel at those we hated on the weekly TV news shows.

Washington Post Suspends Zakaria's Column Amidst Mounting Plagiarism Allegations

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 08.15.2012 | Media

Amidst mounting allegations of plagiarism and inadequate quote attribution, CNN host, Time magazine editor-at-large and Washington Post columnist Fare...

Yale Questions Ties To Fareed Zakaria

Posted 08.14.2012 | Media

Yale may reconsider its relationship with Fareed Zakaria, a trustee of the university, after the Time editor-at-large and CNN host was suspended for p...

Fareed Zakaria's Unapologetic Apology: Par for the Course

Stanton Peele | Posted 10.13.2012 | Media
Stanton Peele

No apologizer in history has ever voluntarily confessed to any other of his misdeeds. These subsequent mishaps are only pointed out by others -- because the miscreants never really admit to what they have done wrong in the first place.

Fareed Zakaria Is Bitten by His Own Tale: How He Helped Create the System That Bit Him Back

Eric Zuesse | Posted 10.12.2012 | Media
Eric Zuesse

If Fareed Zakaria didn't actually do this plagiarism, could he very well announce to the world "I didn't do it; I didn't even research or write the article"? No. Zakaria wouldn't want to burst the bubble atop which he is floating.

Fareed Zakaria's Plagiarism: Even Worse Than It Looks

Jim Sleeper | Posted 08.10.2012 | Media
Jim Sleeper

Zakaria is a trustee of Yale, which takes a very dim view of plagiarism and suspends or expels students who commit anything like what he did. If the Yale Corporation were to apply to itself the standards it expects its faculty and students to meet, Zakaria would have to take a leave or resign.

Fareed Zakaria Caught In Plagiarism Controversy

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson and Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.10.2012 | Media

Time editor-at-large and CNN host Fareed Zakaria was suspended from both places for a month on Friday after admitting to lifting parts of a story from...

Yale Steps Into the Authoritarian Abyss

Jim Sleeper | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

Singapore "loosens" a bit to take on democratic trappings, and Yale surrenders some of the hard-won commitments to freedom speech and political expression that I described in the long post mentioned above.

Immigrants Bring Innovation And Jobs, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 06.26.2012 | Business

When President Obama announced a temporary halt to the deportation of young undocumented immigrants, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) slammed the move, a...

Fareed Zakaria: Government Funding Of Science Benefits Taxpayers

The Washington Post | Posted 06.22.2012 | Science

"It’s hard to find any good economic news these days. Europe is teetering on the brink; emerging markets such as China, Brazil and India are slowing...

WATCH: Rahm On Zakaria GPS: 'I'm Loving This Job'

Posted 06.12.2012 | Chicago

While for many Chicagoans, Rahm Emanuel wasn't on the radar until he moved back to take the throne in his home-before-D.C., his connection to Presiden...

Were Fareed Zakaria's Harvard And Duke Commencement Speeches Identical?

Posted 06.08.2012 | College

Prominent CNN host Fareed Zakariais under fire and stands accused of giving identical commencement speeches at both Harvard University and Duke Univer...

Fareed Zakaria At Harvard: The Apollo Space Capsule Couldn't Even Tweet

Posted 05.29.2012 | College

Fareed Zakaria told graduates at Harvard University he was happy to receive a degree from the school in person, 19 years after he earned a Ph.D. Z...

Requiem for Reform?

Christopher Holshek | Posted 07.16.2012 | Books
Christopher Holshek

Maddow succeeds in explaining, in a charmingly non-wonkish way, how we got ourselves to our current state of affairs -- the unhealthy distortion of our time-honored yet taken-for-granted civil-military relationship.

Growth Isn't Going to Last Forever

Andrew Winston | Posted 06.26.2012 | Green
Andrew Winston

Aside from tiny Bhutan and their pursuit of Gross National Happiness, every country bases economic policy on the pursuit of endless GDP growth. But nothing can grow forever, and thus national goals alike have a sizable blind spot.

Nigeria: Big for Nothing?

Dele Meiji Fatunla | Posted 06.05.2012 | World
Dele Meiji Fatunla

Similar to India, Nigeria is a big player in its backyard, and has from its birth been hailed as the Giant of Africa; but it's likely in terms of global power, leadership and foreign policy, this giant will never wake from its slumber.

The Biggest Commencement Lineups For 2012

Posted 04.04.2012 | College

It's getting closer to that time of year. That's right, it's nearly commencement season! It's that day when thousands of young 20-somethings wake u...

The Showdown Over Liberal Education at Yale

Jim Sleeper | Posted 06.04.2012 | College
Jim Sleeper

The very survival of the new global economy and public sphere depends on colleges like Yale standing somewhat apart from "the arts and sciences of career management" that markets and states have insinuated increasingly into their training at places like Yale.

Palin vs. Couric: Recounting the Infamous 2008 Campaign Interview

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 06.03.2012 | Media
Geoffrey Dunn

While Sarah Palin admitted that her performance in the Couric interviews in 2008 "had let the team down," she never acknowledged that she had failed to prepare for them.

Why Deterrence Won't Work Against Iran

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.20.2012 | World
Alan Dershowitz

President Obama is correct in renouncing containment and insisting that he isn't bluffing when he says Iran will not be allowed to develop nuclear weapons, even if it takes a surgical military strike to stop them.

The Reality of American Power: Why Robert Kagan Is Wrong

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 04.23.2012 | World
Leon T. Hadar

'You are not sick' is the kind of reassuring message that Robert Kagan is sending to the nation's foreign policy hypochondriacs aka 'declinists' in his new book, contending that America is in tip-top military and economic health and ready to take care of the rest of the world.

WATCH: Fareed Zakaria's Plea To Focus On Poverty

Posted 02.13.2012 | Impact

Back on Feb. 1, GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney made a controversial comment on poverty. "I'm in this race because I care about Americans," Ro...