IN AMERICAN politics, Bernie is something of an anomaly: a socialist above the age of thirty. In other parts of the world, politicians like Bernie fall closer to the political center—and, in a few notable cases, surprisingly far from the political center. So we asked the Sphere’s international writers (and Jacob Kuppermann) to answer the question, “Where would Bernie fall on the political spectrum of [Country X]?”
These are their responses.
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YOUR TRUSTED friends at the Sphere collaborated to compile a list of Stanford’s best. Arranged in alphabetical order, our recommendations are guaranteed to have something for everyone. Take a look at our most comprehensive list yet.
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Whether you’re looking for that one-unit wonder or an inspiring humanities class to fill your schedule, the Sphere has you covered this winter quarter. Peruse our course recommendations, arranged from lightest reading to heaviest.
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On Monday, the Stanford Daily reported that the Stanford College Republicans had submitted a grant application to bring right-wing political commentator and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza to campus sometime in winter quarter. In that article, the Daily quoted sources from within the ASSU that indicated that SCR’s grant request would likely not be approved, though they could very well bring him anyway.
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Fall quarter presents students with a dazzling array of courses in the humanities and social sciences (and even STEM). Your trusty friends at the Sphere have come up with ten of the most appealing classes on offer, from transnational sexualities to the European scramble for Africa, and inequality in the ancient world. We at the Sphere wish you a fantastic new academic year.
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