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Francisco Navarro

Op-Ed Contributor — Class of 2019

Number of articles: 6

First Article: March 3, 2017

Latest Article: February 8, 2019

The American Dream: reconsidered

The January 2019 economic report proved that little can stop the steam of the American free enterprise system. The Dow Jones Industrial Average had its best January since 1985, rising 7.2 percent; 304,000 jobs were created and wages rose 3.4 percent, the highest in a decade.

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Time to confront our intellectual fear of conservatism

In 2015, Clayton Rose cemented a very clear vision for his presidency: “If you think the same way, and think about the same things in the same way four years from now, something has gone wrong.” Take a moment and reflect on President Rose’s words.  Has something “gone wrong” in your time at Bowdoin, or has your mind been challenged and evolved?

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Sons of Liberty

Checking millennial privilege: remembering the contributions of our ancestors

Fortune favors us: the American millennial. We were born in the luckiest place, at the luckiest time in history. Our generation, both the largest and best educated in history, is provided and expects welfare programs, a developed and robust economy, public transportation, emergency health care, rule of law, accountability of our leaders, economic mobility, constitutionally guaranteed individual rights and on average eight decades of life.

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