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'Get Close'

Ambassador Samantha Power | Posted 05.24.2016 | College
Ambassador Samantha Power

Get close to the people affected by your work. Seek out perspectives different from your own. And work to bring others close with you. Know that history is not in a hurry, but that you can help speed it up. And recognize that while the journey will be long - and you will lose and lose again - it is the struggle itself that will define you.

An Open Letter Regarding Recent Events at Yale

Yale Alums Against Racism | Posted 11.12.2016 | College
Yale Alums Against Racism

The current student protests may have been provoked by a controversy over Halloween costumes, but they have much deeper roots in Yale's history and culture, and they have made it clear to us that institutional racism continues to be a powerful force at Yale, as it was when we were students.

US Publishers Remain Fascinated by Lives of the Fading WASP Elite

Alan Elsner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Alan Elsner

In modern America, the heyday of the White Anglo-Saxon Protestant, also known as the WASP, is some decades behind us. But in American literature, WASPs continue to fascinate -- perhaps because the publishing industry is one of their last redoubts.

Jeff Bewkes On Yale, Greenlighting "The Sopranos," And How He's Going To Boost Time Warner's Stock Price

New York | Lloyd Grove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jeffrey Bewkes, the new chief executive of sprawling, stalled media conglomerate Time Warner Inc., hardly fits the mold of a swashbuckling visionary. ...