The Maroon

Rejoinder to Yavneh-Klos on sexism, biology, free enterprise and the pay gap

Walter E. Block, Harold E. Wirth Eminent Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics

September 1, 2017

Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions

I am delighted to engage with my friend and colleague Naomi Yavneh-Klos in a dialogue on the issue of sexism, biology, free enterprise and the pay gap. First up in this particular batter’s box was this article of mine: Block, Wa...

Opinion: Biology, not free enterprise, at fault for pay gap

August 16, 2017

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BY WALTER E. BLOCK Here is a headline that recently appeared in the news: “More than 60 women consider suing Google, claiming sexism and a pay gap.” Sexism in labor economics consists of discriminating against one gender...

Opinion: Sports Complex renovations were poorly executed

April 10, 2017

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For long-time patrons and students of the Loyola Sports Complex, it had been a long pondered pipe-dream: A remodel of Loyola’s weight room located on the 5th floor of the Sports Complex.Always very homey, if not roomy, our ...

Opinion: Horror movies represent real social fear, progress

April 8, 2017

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If you look through the history of horror movies, you will see each generation has unique, different films that clearly represent them.From the fears of the Cold War to the introduction of torture films, the horror genre has been a means for progressive co...

Opinion: Join the March for Science

April 8, 2017

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I grew up under a totalitarian communist regime in Poland. This is where I learned that if you are not interested in politics, politics will eventually find a way to get to you.Back then, it was sometimes extreme. Decisions made by politicians affected our daily lives. I remember the food shortages ...

Opinion: Defunding Planned Parenthood would be a disaster

April 6, 2017

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The Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, will prevent Planned Parenthood from receiving federal funds almost solely on the grounds that the organization offers abortion services. If the replacement passes in Con...

Opinion: Every student should leave their mark on Loyola

April 3, 2017

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On the way to class, I often glance down at the bricks outside the library labeled with the 10 ideals of a Jesuit education, given by the classes of 2002 and 2003. These ideals resonate with me and give me a larger meaning ...

Opinion: English students need math

Seán Brennan

April 1, 2017

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Math is hard, say some English majors; I don’t like problems without clear answers, say some never-gonna-be-English majors. Numbers and letters are hard in different ways, but it’s every person’s duty to be reasonably good at both, and...

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