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The delayed decision on the Keystone XL pipeline

In a rare move, President Obama offered a bipartisan olive branch last week. That is, Obama managed, in across-the-aisle-fashion, to make just about every constituency unhappy. Implying that he will sit on the decision concerning Canada’s XL oil pipeline until after the 2012 election, the President naively thinks he can harness everyone’s vote without supporting… Keep Reading


Symbolic space: Quakerism is good for Swarthmore

Op-Ed by Ben Goossen Over the past few days I have heard many student and faculty conversations generated by Sam Zhang’s column “Why Quakerism at Swarthmore is counterproductive” in the 11/03/11 issue of The Phoenix. While I would like to thank Sam for engaging this topic and for getting so many people talking, I will… Keep Reading

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