Day: March 12, 2024

The Higher Education Bubble is Ready to Burst

“It’s a collateralized debt obligation [CDOs] made up out of, like, C-rated mortgages,” said Wesley Yang in a conversation with John Sailer in 2022. “These people, their job is—as the rating agency—to say that it’s all A plus.” Yang and Sailer were not talking about the CDOs stuffed with subprime mortgages and fraudulently passed off […]

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The Babylon Bee Comes to Harvard

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by Harvard Salient on February 29, 2024 and is crossposted here with permission. CEO Seth Dillon gave an address titled “Humor in American Politics.” On February 27th, the Harvard Republican Club hosted Seth Dillon, the CEO of satirical news outlet The Babylon Bee, for a speech titled “Humor in American Politics,” which aimed […]

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Defining the Boundaries of Free Speech: Threats, Libel, and Blackmail in Society

It is difficult to overestimate the importance of free speech. It is imperative for society and even more important on campus. After all, the latter is the place where ideas and the search for the truth are held to be particularly precious. Without untrammeled free speech, it is difficult to see how this mission can […]

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