February 3rd, 2016

The Short: "Train 'em up. Kick 'em out"

by The Economist

America, by contrast, is horribly complacent. In absolute terms, it attracts the most foreign students, thanks to its size, its outstanding universities and the lure of Silicon Valley and other brainworking hotspots. But it punches far below its weight: only 5% of the students on its campuses are foreign.

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The Long: "Should Millennials Get Over Bernie Sanders?"

by Alexandra Schwartz (The New Yorker)

Bernie’s crankiness to Obama’s cool, his age to Obama’s freshness, his nagging to Obama’s rhetorical deftness, his hokiness to Obama’s humor, his gout to Obama’s jump shot: all make for a strangely conservative vision of a youth idol. 

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