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Jan 28 2013 | Cara Reichard
  Greg Smith had an unusual way of resigned from his banking job: He lambasted his employer on the opinion pages of “The New York Times.” In March 2012, on the day of his resignation, Smith authored an op-ed called “Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs,” in which he cited the “toxic and...
Dec 12 2012 | Alexis Garduno
  A Filipino domestic worker was going about her chores in her employer’s house, perhaps finishing up laundry or preparing a meal. The employer sent her outside and then intentionally let his dogs loose on her. Meanwhile he grabbed his video camera. He filmed her attack, like someone who might...
Dec 5 2012 | Jack Martinez
Professor of medicine Lars Osterberg thinks too many physicians are in the industry for the wrong reasons. “Medicine has become a business,” he said during a conversation with Dean of Religious Life Reverend Scotty McLennan. According to Osterberg, the monetary complications of health care practice...
Nov 28 2012 | Lily B. Clausen
Stanford senior Margaret Hayden was sitting at one end of a long conference table at a law firm in Manhattan. On the other end were seven panelists deciding her fate as a 2013 Rhodes Scholar. What else should they know about her that they hadn’t already asked, one of them inquired. “I know...
Nov 15 2012 | Cara Reichard
Rare is the performance that speaks as passionately about tax law as monologist Josh Kornbluth's one-man show "Love & Taxes." This autobiographical work was performed at Stanford earlier this fall as a part of the Center for Ethics in Society's Ethics of Wealth series. The show...

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