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Daniel Akst

@danakst

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Author, columnist, critic. @WSJ weekend news quiz

Joined April 2009
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Daniel Akst
19 hours ago
An important and even profound piece, with implications far beyond psychotherapy. Please read it to the end. via @tnajournal
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Daniel Akst
a day ago
There is a God and he is Judge.
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Daniel Akst
3 days ago
Must-read by Ruy Texeira. The syndrome he describes is a profound threat to Democratic Party prospects, to say nothing of the future of liberal institutions.
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Jill Tucker
4 days ago
SF Lowell High School will return to merit-based admissions, the board decided in a 4-3 vote just now. Story updating
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Daniel Akst
5 days ago
Agree or disagree, this is a great piece by @jmackin2 , who points out some unfortunate continuities between crypto and earlier unofficial money such as bills of exchange. via @WSJ
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Daniel Akst
6 days ago
This is brutal. Please read before donating another dime to an institution of higher ed, particularly one that is already rich.
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Conor Friedersdorf
6 days ago
This 2017 essay on administrative bloat at Pomona College is fantastic
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Daniel Akst
11 days ago
Property taxes of $200k not actually high for New York.
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Daniel Akst
11 days ago
My next home. I will not be outbid.
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The Red Hook Daily Catch
12 days ago
An exquisite Red Hook estate said to be used for entertaining by Eleanor Roosevelt and now owned by the widow of former General Electric CEO Jack Welch has gone on the market for $25 million. Known as Steen Valetje, the 290-acre property at 124 Eden
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Daniel Akst
15 days ago
Now at 666 followers. Draw from this what you will, but remember Voltaire's great line on his deathbed in refusing to renounce the devil: "This is no time to be making new enemies!"
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Daniel Akst
15 days ago
Apropos @wsj quiz on movies and business, here's a compendium of films used in a course on the subject.
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Timothy Devinney (戴天銘) 🇦🇺🇺🇸
15 days ago
I used to teach a course on the history of mgt via film. The films I used is at the link below (which I haven't taught in ages as MBA progs have b/c totally programmatic and few MBAs are terribly intellectually inclined these days). via @WSJ @danakst
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