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Bringing economics home

By all means, give the billionaires and fossil fuel lobbyists free one-way tickets to Mars. From the looks of it, they actually want to go.

What do we owe Duke?

Duke likes to tell us is that we are “Forever Duke,” which neither comforts nor delights me as perhaps they intend.

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Doing the devil's work

The image of a bumbling, reluctant empire and the United States’ propensity for historical amnesia are especially dangerous in combination with the veneer of plausible deniability offered to universities by programs like AGS and H4D.