I wonder how many Yale alumni are gnashing their teeth at Nathan Harden’s description of “Yale Sex Week,” which began Friday and ends on Valentine’s Day. My guess is that some are reconsidering their annual gifts to the school. Unfortunately, Yale doesn’t have a campus center of excellence to which they can donate their money instead, such as Princeton’s James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions. For a few ideas, however, see Jay Schalin’s end-of-the-year advice on how dissatisfied alumni can give wisely.
Yesterday, the Girl Scouts congratulated Justice Amy Coney Barrett on her confirmation. Then, they deleted the tweet. Apparently, it is too “partisan” for the Girl Scouts to congratulate Justice Barrett on becoming only the fifth woman ever appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court since ... Read More
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The Intercept Co-Founder Glenn Greenwald Resigns, Alleging ‘Censorship’ of Views ‘Critical’ of Joe Biden
Journalist Glenn Greenwald announced his resignation from The Intercept on Thursday, alleging that the outlet he co-founded was attempting to censor a column in which he criticizes Joe Biden. Greenwald said he would continue publishing a freelance column, joining a number of journalists such as Matt Taibbi and ... Read More