ROBERT BORN WRITES– Harvard University, with one of the most prestigious colleges in the United States, known for its highly competitive undergraduate admissions process, is being challenged in court on allegations of racism and discrimination Asian-Americans. A Federal District Court in Boston is expected to rule in the Harvard Anti-Discrimination…Full Article UNITED STATES: Judge To Rule in Harvard Anti-Discrimination Lawsuit
WRITES GUEST CONTRIBUTOR LAURA M. NICOLAE OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY — In 1988, my twenty-six-year-old father jumped off a train in the middle of Hungary with nothing but the clothes on his back. For the next two years, he fled an oppressive Romanian Communist regime that would kill him if they…Full Article ONE HARVARD STUDENT’S VIEW: FELLOW STUDENTS, STOP ROMANTICIZING COMMUNISM, IT IS EVIL
PROFESSOR TOM PLATE WRITES – Winston Churchill is said to have said: “To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war.” Sure, but what if too much of the wrong sort of jaw-jaw were to convert the idea of war-war to less of a no-no? Here is what is meant. No…Full Article ONE COLUMNIST’S VIEW: IS WAR WITH CHINA REALLY INEVITABLE?
FROM THE SHORENSTEIN ASIA-PACIFIC RESEARCH CENTER IN PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA – Ian Johnson, a veteran journalist with a focus on Chinese society, religion and history, is the 2016 recipient of the Shorenstein Journalism Award. The award, given annually by the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, is conferred to a…Full Article U.S.: PRESTIGIOUS ASIA-REPORTAGE SHORENSTEIN AWARD GOES TO STAR JOURNALIST IAN JOHNSON