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Monday, September 09, 2013

NATO Secretary General visits Austin, Texas. May 2011 (flickr)

NATO Breaks Silence on Syria | A Syrian-American's Case for Intervention | Five Years After the Financial Collapse, Is the Economy Still at Risk? | Back To School in Philadelphia, Minus the Budget | Wall Street & The Role of Women

Syria: One Way Out?

Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad wants to avert an attack on his country, he should hand over all of his chemical weapons—and do it q...

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NATO: Don't Believe Assad's Lies

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) confirmed and condemned the Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons, but has yet to outline any foreseeable role in the conflict. NAT...

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Back To School in Philadelphia, Minus the Budget

Today is the first day of school in Philadelphia, which is facing some of the nation's worst educational budget cuts. Karen Thomas is principal of Cook-Wissahickon Elementary, which h...

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Five Years After the Financial Collapse, Is the Economy Still at Risk?

Five years ago this month, global markets were stunned when Lehman Brothers collapsed. Anat Admati is the author of “The Bankers’ New Clothes” and a professor of finance and economics...

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A Syrian-American's Case for Intervention

Basma Akbik left Syria for the U.S. 20 years ago with her husband. Her family and her husband’s family remain in war-torn Syria, and many of them are in Damascus awaiting an end to th...

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Wall Street & The Role of Women

When Margo Epprecht worked on Wall Street in the 1980s, she noticed that after women rose through the ranks they left. She writes about the phenomenon in a new piece for Quartz. Ginny...

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