Author: Sahar


Posted on: May 9th, 2010

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The competing claims on what Michael Oren represents, and over the appropriate way to handle his invitation to be Commencement speaker, fascinate me. How effective is the framing of different competing claims? Is their activism strategic and are their tactics well-thought-out? I find this stuff fascinating. Here’s what I think is going on: The competing […]

Author: Sahar


Posted on: April 27th, 2010

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As you already know, there’s an open letter of students and other Brandeis-affiliated people who are thinking about skipping commencement circling around. To quote one signer: With as rich a selection of potential candidates as we have right now, it is a shame that the school has chosen such a politically loaded commencement speaker. There […]

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