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Brian Collopy


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Brian Collopy | Be a better neighbor

There will always be some who spin stories to ask for money, but there are 4,000 Philadelphians who are homeless tonight. Many of these people are veterans or victims of the recession; some suffer from addiction or mental illness.

November 27, 2012

Brian Collopy | The next four years

The fact that Barack Obama was re-elected guarantees that certain changes will take effect.

November 12, 2012

Brian Collopy | Policies over personalities

Political rhetoric and the media’s coverage often eschew economic reasoning and evidence when discussing policy.

October 16, 2012

Brian Collopy | Coursera and the competition

Competition is why online education is here to stay.

October 2, 2012

Brian Collopy | The Best of Penn

I propose starting an organization called “Best of Penn” to offer informal coffee chats with the best professors who are willing to spare an hour.

September 18, 2012

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September 9, 2012