Anthony P. Dedousis

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Parting Shot

Swimming in a Larger School

In the next four years, apart from what you learn in your classes, you’ll realize that you don’t have to be the “best” at everything to feel fulfillment.


Dissent: Keep Your Money, Marty

Harvard sets the highest standards for its students; it should do the same for its benefactors.


France Strikes Back

My experience on the TGV illustrates the cognitive dissonance between France’s modern technological achievements and its antiquated labor laws.


Unemployment or Debt?

President Obama must safely navigate the treacherous waters between unemployment and the spiraling national debt. The success of his first term, and his prospects for a second, may depend on it.


Too Big to Fail is Too Big

Instead of being too big to fail, America’s banks ought to be small enough to succeed.


Pandering at the Pump

While opposition to higher gas taxes may make politicians winners on Election Day, Americans lose in the long term.


The Renewal Deal

Due to this recession’s severity, most economists expect unemployment to return to pre-recession levels in three to five years.


The China Syndrome

Despite China’s willingness to game the currency market, long-term global prosperity still rests on our ability to fully integrate China into the world economy.


“I am not the first president to take up this cause, but I am determined to be the last.” President

Old King Coal

On December 22, 2008, a retaining wall at a landfill that stored fly ash from a Kingston, Tennessee, coal-fired power

All Aboard

Two Fridays ago, I was at Logan Airport, waiting to catch a flight to New York for a job interview.

Amendment, Not Appointment

In Frank Capra’s 1939 classic, “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” a hapless governor upends his state’s political machine by appointing

Are We There Yet?

Over the past few weeks, you’ve probably seen a few editorials in various publications trumpeting Barack Obama’s election as a

The Bitter Taste of Bigotry

Earlier this year, Senator Barack Obama stirred up controversy when he said that working-class voters were “bitter” because of a

1936 All Over Again?

On August 8, the 2008 Olympic Games will open in Beijing. The eyes of the world will be upon China,