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Inside student radicalism | David Brooks / Syndicated columnist

Today’s elite college students face a unique set of pressures. On the professional side, life is competitive, pressured, time-consuming, capitalistic and stressful. On the political side, many universities are home to an ethos of middle-aged leftism. The general atmosphere embraces feminism, civil rights, egalitarianism and environmentalism, but it is expressed as academic discourse, not as...