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Robert Scheer: For He's a Jolly Good Scoundrel

George Washington, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Albert Einstein must be rolling in their graves at the news that Sandy Weill, "philanthropist and retired Citigroup Chairman," has joined their ranks at the American Academy of Arts & Scien...
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Congrats to JMH!

Religion : SoMA Review (6 years ago)

Jennifer Michael Hecht's book, The End of the Soul, won the Phi Beta Kappa Society’s 2004 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award. Read Post

Weill Admits Mistake in Citi Succession Planning

Business & Finance : DealBook (6 years ago)

Sandford I. Weill, Citigroup’s former chairman and chief executive, has acknowledged that the planning that led to the choice of Charles O. Prince as his successor in 2003 was flawed and turned out not to be the “right thing” for th... Read Post

Unstarry Night, Ctd

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (6 years ago)

A reader writes: Your item about the Undark Night, Ctd. reminded me of this great quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson. I think of it almost every night when I enjoy the dark skies around my home in Vermont: "If the... Read Post


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