Monthly Archives: August 2011

Links 8/31/11

Links for you.
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Posted in Lotsa Links

Meet the New New Math, Same As the Old New Math? What We Can Learn from Finland

Do we need an applied ‘constructivist’ curriculum for math?
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Posted in Education, Mathematics | 2 Comments

Links 8/30/11

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GOP Response to Hurricane Irene: Take More Hostages

If the president and the Congressional Democrats don’t call this what it is–morally degenerate hostage taking–then what damn good are they?
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Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Links 8/29/11

Not much of a storm, at least in Boston. Let’s celebrate with some links.
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Posted in Lotsa Links | 1 Comment

Not Too Much Storm Damage in Back Bay, Boston

Overall, it could have been much, much worse in the Back Bay.
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Posted in Boston | 1 Comment

Goverment Jobs Are Bad, But Government-Subsidized Jobs Are Normal?

The service industries’ profits are subsidized by the food stamp program, along with other social services such as Medicaid and SCHIP.
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Posted in Economics, Hunger, Jobs | 3 Comments

Links 8/28/11

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Posted in Lotsa Links | 1 Comment

Things About Hurricane Irene That Make No Sense

Hey, did you notice it was raining?
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Posted in Architecture, Boston, Fucking Morons, WhatEVAH! | 1 Comment

How Can a Boycott Actually Work? The Failure of Consumer Activism

When the marketplace dominates the political sphere, that is not good for most Americans.
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Posted in Bidness, Education, Environment | 8 Comments