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The op ed page of today's Boston Globe offers a pair of pieces taking Conservatives to task for their misuse of terminology. The first, by Scot Lehigh, is ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 308 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 03:58 AM PDT with 405 Recommends
by TommyG
Comment Count 247 comments on Tue Sep 26, 2006 at 12:17 AM PDT with 300 Recommends
1. we have the highest rate of incarceration in the Western industrialized world 2. we have the highest rate of execution in the Western industrialized world 3. we have the highest rate of murder ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 206 comments on Thu Mar 06, 2008 at 02:20 AM PST with 268 Recommends
Finland doesn't mess around when it comes to income inequality. Just ask Reima Kuisla, a Finnish ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 264 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 11:05 AM PDT with 227 Recommends
Here I am referring to Representative Dave Brat (R-Virginia), whose spoken-word theme in recent House Education and Workforce Committee proceedings was the matter of how genius comes about: During ...
by Cassiodorus
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat Feb 14, 2015 at 09:00 AM PST with 93 Recommends
The Nordic countries (Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Finland) have long served as models for worldly progressives everywhere. They're indisputably some the most left-leaning of the developed, ...
by BluePlatypus
Comment Count 75 comments on Fri Aug 12, 2011 at 05:43 AM PDT with 83 Recommends
According to the World-wide Happiness Index , Finland is #2. FINLAND has been judged to be the world’s second happiest country in the United Nations’ World Happiness Report, which was released ...
by War on Error
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 05:01 PM PDT with 69 Recommends
On Thursday night I saw the premiere of "The Finland Phenomenon: Inside the World’s Most Surprising School System." This is the latest film by Robert Compton, who perhaps best known for "Two ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Mar 26, 2011 at 04:45 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
or more precisely, Finnish Lessons: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland? , is simply put the one must read to begin to ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Dec 29, 2011 at 02:47 AM PST with 56 Recommends
A strange thing has been happening...in Finland. On October 12, there was a televised debate on the Finnish station YLE featuring Christian Democrat leader, P�ivi R�s�nen, Bishop of ...
by rserven
Comment Count 66 comments on Sun Oct 24, 2010 at 11:25 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
Ding! The French legislature gave final approval to same-sex marriage legislation The Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee approved same-sex marriage legislation, opening it up for a vote today ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 09:26 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
Great short article over at the Atlantic - What Americans Keep ...
by taonow
Comment Count 100 comments on Sun Jan 01, 2012 at 09:42 AM PST with 49 Recommends
Amigos, On Friday, my long-awaited book, NOTES FOR THE AURORA SOCIETY, was finally published. Many of you have read excerpts from it over the past few years. Those are ...
by environmentalist
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2009 at 09:25 AM PST with 36 Recommends
was given yesterday at the National Opportunity to Learn Education Summit by Diane Ravitch. You can read the entire text here (...
by teacherken
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Dec 10, 2011 at 11:06 AM PST with 35 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 07:58 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
The US Supreme Court isn't the be all and end all when it comes to marriage equality news. In fact, in the run up to the oral arguments that took place last week and since much has happened in the ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 09:11 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
No, I am not quoting Al Michaels at the end of the Lake Placid Gold Medal Hockey game. Rather, I am quoting my friend Diane Ravitch, for the title ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Dec 06, 2011 at 01:41 PM PST with 27 Recommends
While many of you back in the States have been rightly very focused on the recent midterm elections, I have been in Europe fulfilling my college major's requirement that I spend a semester studying ...
by billyleeblack16
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon Nov 08, 2010 at 04:38 PM PST with 27 Recommends
Congressional Democrats and wavering Republicans who threaten to refuse to support another surge, and another, and another, will be accused of bringing on a bloodbath in Iraq. This is clearly the ...
by oxon
Comment Count 53 comments on Mon Sep 03, 2007 at 10:22 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
This is anathema to all the very important people who write very important opinion pieces and talk very importantly on television. But that bane of banes and evil of evils actually does good things, ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri May 15, 2009 at 07:00 PM PDT with 26 Recommends