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Open minds for open societies

These are extracts of extracts of Michael Bloomberg’s speech to the graduating class of University of Michigan

Today, elected officials who decide to support a controversial policy don’t just get angry letters, phone calls and faxes.

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Human Evolution

Bloomberg gets booed at U. of Michigan commencement for 'safe spaces' slam

Commencement season is starting with a bang.

On Saturday, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at the University of Michigan Spring Commencement address and received as many boos as cheers when he slammed safe spaces and microaggressions in his  506 more words

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Tales From The Safe Space, Part 36 – Michael Bloomberg's University Of Michigan Commencement Address

Michael Bloomberg delivers a college commencement speech worth hearing

While it is true that a generation of university students – the product of our therapeutic culture and “you can’t say that” attitude to political debate – is now being indoctrinated into the Cult of Social Justice and Identity Politics with alarmingly little resistance from the educational establishment, there is at least one graduating class which has been sent out into the world with a rather more inspiring (and small-L liberal) message ringing in their ears. 1,078 more words

US Current Affairs

Michael Bloomberg Blasts Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders

Michael Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor who considered a presidential run this year, blasted the partisan politics and “demagoguery” of the 2016 race in a commencement speech on Saturday, making reference to both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. 299 more words

Leadership

Michael Bloomberg Blasts Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in Commencement Speech

Michael Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor who considered a presidential run this year, blasted the partisan politics and “demagoguery” of the 2016 race in a commencement speech on Saturday, making reference to both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. 290 more words

Leadership

Bloomberg Tells Michigan Graduates To Be Wary Of Partisan Politics

ANN ARBOR (AP) — Businessman and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has told graduates at the University of Michigan to be wary of partisan politics and intolerance. 432 more words

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Would-Be Rangel Successor's Campaign Filings Full of Irregularities

A contender for retiring Congressman Charles Rangel‘s seat submitted first-quarter fundraising filings so strange and skewed they have federal overseers asking questions.

Upper Manhattan Assemblyman Guillermo Linares’s congressional campaign committee reported collecting $46,075 in contributions so far this year, and making zero expenditures. 343 more words

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