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Tired of long-winded commencement speeches? Try the 1-minute version

[youtubevid id=”ljvJoFLt3EU”] Former presidential candidate Eugene McCarthy, darling of the left in 1968, gave the commencement speech to the Haverford College class of ’71 in my senior year there. By that time, sadly, he was as boring as he appeared … Continue reading

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Is it that hard to stop bullies before they control a school's culture?

As the tragic story of Phoebe Prince ricochets around the national news media, much of the conjecture rests on what school officials knew or should have known of the bullying that led to her suicide and whether South Hadley, Mass., … Continue reading

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