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  • Counterpoint: No numbers, only words, in appraising single-parent households

    Posted by Mitch Pearlstein on Sep, 21 2018

    There is, in fact, quantitative analysis applicable to a recent commentary, but this is an issue that also can (and should) be discussed qualitatively — and with grace.  This Counterpoint originall...

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  • Why Eric Kaler’s Successor Likely Will Be a Rookie

    Posted by Mitch Pearlstein on Sep, 19 2018

    The Board of Regents at the University of Minnesota appointed a committee last week to lead the search for a new president, as current president Eric Kaler will step down next year.  Nothing in the S...

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  • Nuances of College Debt

    Posted by Mitch Pearlstein on Sep, 18 2018

    As an integral part of American Experiment’s multi-year project, “Great Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree,” my colleagues Katherine Kersten, Catrin Thorman, and I have written a lot about how coll...

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  • No-Hit Wonders

    Posted by Mitch Pearlstein on Sep, 13 2018

    Announcers Dick Bremer, Roy Smalley, and Justin Morneau, during the Twins-Yankees game Wednesday night in which Jake Odorizzi got reasonably close to no-hitting the Yankees, said no one pitcher had no...

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  • Ken Starr and a Gracious Call Home

    Posted by Mitch Pearlstein on

    Fear, by Bob Woodward, was not the only major book about a special-counsel-challenged president released on Tuesday.  So was Contempt, by Ken Starr.  Woodward’s book is about Donald Trump now.  S...

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