David Kenner

Innocence in Syria


At night, the mosques of Damascus are lit up so that the domes and minarets glow green against the black sky, and you feel like you have entered another world entirely. This is not an inaccurate perception. Pictures of Syria’s dictator, Bashar al-Assad, dot the shops and street corners of Syria. If you happen not […]

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Michigan’s Day in Court


Despite the war, neither protesters nor Washington bigwigs forgot about Supreme Court’s oral arguments last Tuesday. The nine justices were debating two cases on the constitutionality of affirmative action. The first dealt with the University of Michigan’s law school admissions policy, the second with the university’s undergraduate admissions. High-school students lined the streets blocks in […]

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