Articles written by: James Rogers

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Remembering Eastern University Trustee John W. Boyer, Jr.

     “Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.” So said Sir Winston Churchill about his close friend and World War II ally after the president’s death, in April 1945.      John Boyer and I weren’t moving armies and […]

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Bernie Sanders for President?: Economic Disaster

Every four years, we’re treated to the spectacle of a contest for the presidency of the United States. One of the reasons this year’s experience is so different is the fact that one of the Democratic candidates is a self-styled socialist. This article describes why Bernie Sanders’ economic ideas would […]

Faith, Reason and Economic Understanding
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Faith, Reason and Economic Understanding

Congratulations to your staff for being willing, able, and diligent enough to report on the challenging economic circumstances that Eastern is facing. Your article “Faith, Reason and Economic Justice” appearing in the Dec. 2, 2015 issue contained a number of facts but, generally speaking, demonstrated a lack of knowledge about […]