Category: The Economist

Turkey: Out of the chrysalis

December 14th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Jenny White, Newsmakers, The Economist 0 comments

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Jenny White, College of Arts & Sciences

WHEN Kemal Ataturk built the Turkish republic on the ashes of the vanquished Ottoman empire, he invented along with it a new persona: the Turk, who would be cleansed of what he regarded as Arab and Byzantine “pollution”…

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LETTERS: Ecuador’s responsibilities

September 17th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Paul Hare, The Economist 0 comments

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By Paul Hare, College of Arts & Sciences

Your article on the political reasoning behind Ecuador’s decision to grant shelter to Julian Assange mentioned the Organisation of American States’ 1954 convention on diplomatic asylum…

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The path of least resistance

May 14th, 2012 in 2012, Kevin Outterson, Newsmakers, School of Law, The Economist 0 comments

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Kevin Outterson, School of Law

A growing worry in medicine is bugs’ increasing resistance to antibiotics…

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Joe Kennedy III – Back to the chocolate cake

February 29th, 2012 in 2012, College of General Studies, Newsmakers, The Economist, Tom Whalen 0 comments

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Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

The tourists taking pictures of John Kennedy’s relatively modest birthplace in Brookline on Presidents’ Day had not heard that the former president’s great-nephew had just entered the family business…

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Old king coal

February 23rd, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Edward Cunningham, Newsmakers, The Economist 0 comments

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Edward Cunningham, College of Arts & Sciences

Asian growth will remain fuelled by coal, which is worrying for the planet…

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