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Truthdigger of the Day: Steve Almond

Almond, an adjunct professor at Boston College, has resigned his post to protest the college’s choice of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as commencement speaker. “I cannot, in good conscience, exhort my students to pursue truth and knowledge, then collect a paycheck from an institution that displays such flagrant disregard for both,” he writes.
Imagine if Colin Powell or George Tenet had shown this kind of moral fortitude. There might not have been a war.

Posted on May 14, 2006 READ MORE


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N.Y. Press Kills Cartoons; Staff Walks Out

The entire editorial staff of The New York Press, an alternative weekly, quits in the wake of the paper’s decision not to run the controversial Muhammad cartoons. | story

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