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Trump supporting Republican Senator suggests we learn our history from Ken Burns DVDs instead of those in the “higher education cartel”. Ken Burns obliges with history lesson on Trump.

This past Thursday, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, warning against what he called the “higher education cartel” in an interview with WisPolitics, suggested that we change the college system in the United States so that our students encounter fewer live instructors, and watch more DVDs. Following is a clip from Inside Higher Ed. …”We’ve got the […]

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Celebrate yesterday’s trouncing by getting involved in Campaign Finance Reform

I was in the midst of trying to cobble together a hopeful and constructive post of some kind, and failing miserably, when I received the following note from Lawrence Lessig, the co-founder of Fix Congress First. As it successfully accomplished what I could not, I thought that I’d steal it and pass it along. Just […]

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“Don’t Tread on Me… Tread on Her” – the tea party gets violent

Last night, in Lexington, Kentucky, a young woman by the name of Lauren Valle was assaulted outside a debate between Senate candidates Rand Paul and Jack Conway. She was approaching Paul as he made his way into the venue, in hopes of giving him an “employee of the month” award on behalf of the new […]

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