Sunday Link Encyclopedia
“Portavoza” – a new word in Spanish. I need to go barf.
Another barf-worthy thing is this ridiculous article title.
The best way to undermine public education is to make it part of a secular pseudo-religion.
Productivity and the Internet. Superficial but cute.
A good explanation of why a military parade is not a bad idea under the circumstances. It’s part of nation-building. Dumbly opposing it is simply childish.
New developments in the white-collar wars for resources: “NSF is now requiring awardee institutions to report findings of sexual harassment by personnel on NSF grants, and to report when individuals are placed on leave related to an investigation.” In 100% of such investigations I personally know of, there was no harassment whatsoever but a lot of conflict about things like tenure, teaching assignments, etc. Of course, it’s just the cases known to me but it’s a clear trend.
Transformational learning goes belly up. And that’s great.
My number is 18. And this is consistent for years. I sincerely have no idea what I could do to make it over 3 times that. It’s like I inhabit a different universe.
“Over the past decade, out-of-state drug companies shipped 20.8 million prescription painkillers to two pharmacies four blocks apart in a Southern West Virginia town with 2,900 people, according to a congressional committee investigating the opioid crisis.”