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LSA and Public Policy Prof
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of the Public Policy School from
1987 to 1989 and the dean of LSA
from 1989 to 1998. Goldenberg is
the founding director of the Mich-
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which is in its eighth year.
What attracted you to
political science?
As a sophomore, I took a
wonderful course that made
me switch majors from math
to political science. It was an
interdisciplinary social science
class team-taught by four dis-
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newly established Department
of Political Science at MIT. One
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Fall career fair Tech and

Get at me, bro
WHERE: University
WHEN: Sunday at about
12:15 p.m.
WHAT: A staff member
reported he was punched
in the face by an unknown
male upon walking through
a hallway. The victim did
not seek treatment. There
are no suspects.
Phantom fight?
WHERE: Church carport
WHEN: Saturday at about
11:10 p.m.
WHAT: It was reported
that several subjects were
yelling in the structure for
30 minutes. Upon investi-
gation, police were unable
to find anyone on the pre-

Goin' green
WHERE: Stockwell Hall
WHEN: Sunday at about
2:40 p.m.
WHAT: A student was
arrested due to suspicions
of marijuana use under
charges of violations of
controlled substances.
Suspected marijuana
and paraphenalia were
Where's my
WHERE: School of Public
WHEN: Sunday at about
5 p.m.
WHAT: A bicycle was
reportedly stolen from
a bike rack outside the
building between Sept.
27 and Sept. 29. There are
currently no suspects.

WHAT: Companies to
the Union come to show-
case their job and intern-
ship opportunities, often
leading to interviews.
WHO: The Career Center
WHEN: Today from 2 p.m
to 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Michigan Union,
second floor
Harmon at
WHAT: The opening of
an exhibit that details the
life and career of football
legend Tom Harmon,
including the 'unretir-
ing' of his playing jersey.
WHO: Bentley His-
torical Library
WHEN: Today from 9 a.m.
to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Bentley Histori-
cal Library lobby

change mixer
WHAT: A mixer for those
interested in technology
and social change atan
interdisciplinary level.
WHO: Group for
Research on Infotech and
WHEN: Today from 6p.m.
to 8p.m.
WHERE: North Quad
Trippy bio
WHAT: Seminar by Dr.
Joe Kappock on biological
chemistry, titled "An
Acid Trip".
WHO: Biological
WHEN: Today at 12 p.m.
WHERE: Medical Science
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Kenyan military offi-
cers responding to
a four day seige at a
mall looted the stores,
MSNBC reported. Owners
were just allowed to re-open
when officers stole jewelry,
electronics, and cash.
NBC news reported that

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Stock levels decline again as
government faces standoff
Wall Street prepares States is the bedrock that nearly Wall Street began to worry that
every other investment is built the political bickering between
for federal gov't upon, largely due to the assump- Democrats and Republicans
tion that the nation will always would lead to a government
shutdown pay its debts. shutdown and crisis over the
"The concern is government debt ceiling.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks has become so polarized that if it Even with the worries about
fell Monday as Wall Street wor- cannot pass (a budget), there's a a shutdown and debt ceiling,
ried that a budget fight in Wash- greater chance that the debt ceil- investors are still optimistic
ington could lead to an event far ing battle will go to the brink or about the long-term health of
worse for the economy- a fail- possibly lead to a default," said the U.S. economy. The S&P 500
ure to raise the nation's borrow- Alec Young, global equity strate- index rose 3 percent in Septem-
ing limit. gist with S&P Capital IQ. ber and is up 18 percent for the
Investors pulled back from The Dow Jones industrial year.
stocks as a budget standoff average fell 128.57 points, or 0.8 With September behind
between Republicans and Dem- percent, to close at 15,129.67. them, investors now head into a
ocrats in Congress threatened to The Standard & Poor's 500 slid worrisome October.
push the government into a par- 10.20 points, or 0.6 percent, to A brief shutdown wouldn't
tial shutdown for the first time 1,681.55 and the Nasdaq compos- hit the economy and stock mar-
in 17 years. Lawmakers have ite dropped 10.12 points, or 0.3 ket hard. But a prolonged one,
until midnight Tuesday to reach percent, to 3,771.48. lasting two weeks, could lower
a budget deal that would keep Monday's decline adds to the annual growth rate for the
government in full operation. what has been eventful Septem- economy by 0.3 percentage
There is a simple reason why ber for investors. Stocks hit an point, according to a report by
the budget battle - and, more all-time high on Sept.18 after the Macroeconomic Advisers. If a
importantly, an upcoming fight Federal Reserve voted to keep up shutdown were to last the entire
over the debt ceiling - are so its economic stimulus program. month, it could cut the annual
crucial. the credit of the United But that enthusiasm vanished as growth rate by 0.7 percentage
point. That is because hundreds
of thousands of federal workers
S l U U A l would go without a paycheck.
"You're putting a lot of peo-
ple, at least temporarily, out
of work and out of pay, and
that will affect spending," said
Kathy Jones, vice president of
8 4 2 fixed income strategy at Charles
Schwab. "It slows down activity
2 7 4 8 on companies that depend on
federal contracts."
Some investors think a shut-
9 5 down could be a positive event
in the long-term. The political
5 2 7 4 9 pressure could force politicians
to get down to business and
5 negotiate - particularly on the
issue of the debt ceiling.
5 b 7 5 "This may be good thing in
8 6 9 7 5~ the long run because it may lead
to compromise," said J.J. Kinah-
2 8 an, chief strategist at TD Ameri-
9 - 4 - Treasury Secretary Jack Lew
161 said last week that the govern-
Inment would run out of borrowing
7 authority by roughly Oct. 17. The
last time the debt ceiling issue
came up in August 2011, it led to
Standard & Poor's downgrading
the United States' credit rating.

Mali soldiers and separatist
rebels have face off at border


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er gunfire causes The clashes, which wounded
three people, marked the first
ar in downtown such violence in Kidal since
the rebels from the National
(idal, situation Movement for the Liberation
of the Azawad, or NMLA, and
deteriorates two other groups announced
.last week they were suspending
MAKO, Mali (AP) - Mali- participation in a peace accord
ldiers and ethnic Tuareg signed with the government in
atist rebels clashed again June.
northern desert town of Andrew Lebovich, an ana-
on Monday, a day after lyst who focuses on political
g gunfire downtown in and security issues in the Sahel
le that has raised fears and North Africa, said the fight-
whether an unraveling ing stems from divisions within
accord could lead to pro- the NMLA and other groups,
d fighting in the region. and frustrations with progress
clashes in Kidal began on reconciliation coming to the
a day after suicide car surface.
ers killed two civilians "Any comprehensive peace
vounded seven others in and reconciliation process is
uktu, another northern becoming more difficult, not
ncial capital. just because the groups in ques-
d as fears rose over the tion are dissatisfied but also
orating security situation because as fighting and insecu-
north there were reports rity persist most Malians will be
sions at an important mil- less and less inclined to support
barracks near the capital, any peace deal that contains
ko. serious concessions for rebel
diers at the Kati camp, groups," he said.
which the March 2012 The June peace accord had
was launched, took an allowed the Malian military
colonel hostage, saying to return to the town, where a
had not received the pro- separatist rebellion sparked in
ns they had been prom- early 2012 forced the soldiers
into retreat. The June agree-
Kidal, after a lull in vio- ment also allowed for demo-
overnight, fighting flared cratic elections to go forward,
early Monday but was the first since a March 2012
ht to a halt when French coup.
rs arrived at the scene Coup leader Amadou Haya
al hours later. Sanogo was later elevated to a
ze French forces are try- four-star general in the Malian
calm the situation but it's military, skipping over a num-
omplicated," said Hubert ber of grades and drawing out-
ievrecourt, a communica- rage from human rights groups
adviser with the French who say he should be tried for
ry mission. "For the abuses committed during his
nt there is no casualty toll brief rule.
e fighting has stopped." On Monday, soldiers took up
idents said the fighting on arms at the Kati military camp
ay again centered around near Bamako, according to two
k being guarded by Malian military officials who spoke on
rs, where gunfire rang condition of anonymity as they
n Sunday. The same Kidal were not authorized to speak to
was targeted in a grenade reporters.
two weeks ago. Each side Sanogo's spokesman, Lt.
ed the other of firing the Mohamed Bou Coulibaly, said
hots. the situation was under control

Monday afternoon and blamed
the unrest on elements close
to Col. Youssouf Traore, who
has had a strained relationship
with Sanogo. Coulibaly said the
soldiers accused Col. Mohamed
Elhabib Diallo of taking their
names off a list of those who
were to be promoted.
However, another Malian
military official said that Diallo
had been wounded by gunfire
after the angry soldiers took
him hostage.
The tensions on several
fronts underscore the enor-
mous challenges for new Mali-
an President Ibrahim Boubacar
Keita, who took office in Sep-
tember after winning the elec-
tion in an August runoff. In
an acknowledgement of those
obstacles, Keita has made rec-
onciliation a priority for his
new government, even naming
a minister responsible for the
effort and for developing the
Talks were to resume
between the two sides in Burki-
na Faso later this year. How-
ever, the rebels accused the
government of failing to make
good on its promises under the
Separatist sentiment remains
high in Kidal, and the presence
of the Malian soldiers since
June has been highly contro-
Tuaregs in northern Mali
have sought autonomy dating
back to the country's indepen-
dence from France in 1960. The
government has put down sev-
eral rebellions over the years,
though the one sparked in
early 2012 allowed separatists
to make their greatest gains to
After the March 2012 coup
in the capital, al-Qaida-linked
jihadists also sought to control
northern Mali and temporar-
ily sidelined the separatist reb-
els. After a French-led military
intervention ousted the radical
Islamic militants from power,
though, the NMLA began reas-
serting itself in Kidal.







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