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Ethics: A Tidy Sum – NYTimes.com

I’m a math teacher at an international school in Mombasa, Kenya, and a woman who cleans some of the teachers’ apartments offered me her services. Here’s the problem: She is asking for only 300 Kenyan shillings, or about $3.50, for two hours of work. She will be cleaning my bathroom …

Fun Plans for Summer Vacation – NYTimes.com

John Boehner wants to restart the debt-limit debate. This is big news. Remember all the fun we had last time: threats, brinkmanship, wobbling financial markets, torpedoed Grand Bargain? You can certainly understand why he misses it. The weather’s getting nice. Maybe this time we could do it outdoors. “Let’s start …