Monthly Archives: May 2011

McLuhan Revisited

I recently received this link from a friend He commented “Some interesting thoughts presented in this video. This is something that I’ve been kind of thinking about in the back of my mind for a while now. Frankly I … Continue reading

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The O Word

Today on NPR’s Talk of the Nation, I heard Bill Moyers use “the O word:” oligarchy. He attributed it to Simon Johnson, professor of economics at MIT, and former Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund. Moyers (and Johnson) … Continue reading

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The High Cost of Low Teacher Salaries

A colleague sent me a link to a New York Times article that is worth sharing. It says some important things and says them right on. I do have a minor quibble, however, that it gives some credit where … Continue reading

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