Marty Peretz Uninvited From Speaking at Harvard

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The New Republic editor has said a lot of controversial things in his life, but it was his recent "Muslim life is cheap" comment that spurred students to get him banned from speaking at the 50th anniversary of Harvard's social studies department. He was also set to be honored for starting an undergraduate research fund — which he still may be, because man, that kook can raise a lot of money. [NYO via Gawker]