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The Next Hot Career Choice: Self-Immolation

A recent article in the New York Times (“Big paycheck or service? Students put to the test“) describes a growing trend among elite universities to push students towards careers in public service. This encouragement takes various forms, from the offering of “reflection seminars” with the stated goal of directing students away from corporate jobs, to […]

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Raise a Glass to the American Dream: Robert Mondavi Dies at 94

Raise a glass to the American dream today, in honor of the passing of a man who achieved it. Robert Mondavi, founder of California’s famous Robert Mondavi Vineyard, died last week at 94. I’m not an expert on the man or his wines, but the obituaries and biographies emerging in the days following his death […]