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The use of the expression "off the reservation" is a pet peeve of mine. When considered in historical ...
by Land of Enchantment
Comment Count 639 comments on Wed Oct 28, 2009 at 09:02 PM PDT with 746 Recommends
In this diary, we address more directly what I've mostly skirted around in this New Deal series - race relations in the South. Something I'm completely unqualified to talk about, as it happens. As ...
by Land of Enchantment
Comment Count 415 comments on Sun May 24, 2009 at 06:04 AM PDT with 721 Recommends
(Cross-posted from Better Than Machines ) Why am I writing a diary about the Ludlow Massacre 95 years after it happened? For one, I think the ...
by daveUSA
Comment Count 261 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 04:17 PM PDT with 632 Recommends
This is a followup to my diary on Post Office Murals in the New Deal. Lewis Hine was a great photographer, and also an intrepid social ...
by Land of Enchantment
Comment Count 236 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2009 at 05:34 AM PST with 599 Recommends
Let me say it right up front: I’m getting sick and tired of the charlatan blowhards claiming that the New Deal “didn’t work”. I was already mulling over a diary on this, when a Feb. 3 ...
by Land of Enchantment
Comment Count 315 comments on Tue Feb 10, 2009 at 06:11 AM PST with 576 Recommends
Friday schools across Maryland were closed, so I went to the first show at Noon. On the way home I thought long and hard about what I would say. No matter how I parse it, my reaction has two key ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 923 comments on Fri Oct 15, 2010 at 09:04 PM PDT with 571 Recommends
This is another entry in my New Deal pictorial series. It just takes a roundabout route to get there. We start a generation before the Great Depression, as Seattle ...
by Land of Enchantment
Comment Count 205 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2009 at 07:12 AM PST with 514 Recommends
although perhaps not in the sense that some may expect. I cannot help that. As I write this, 2 days before Christmas and one day before the historic vote in the Senate, I am in a somewhat ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 184 comments on Wed Dec 23, 2009 at 12:56 PM PST with 494 Recommends
Anybody who is paying the slightest bit of attention knows that Arctic summer sea ice is melting at a record pace because ...
by JohnnyRook
Comment Count 321 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2008 at 01:19 PM PST with 462 Recommends
The increasing number of kids diagnosed with Autism has really been a mystery. It is a heartbreaking issue for kids and families. It has ...
by mem from somerville
Comment Count 535 comments on Wed Jan 09, 2008 at 04:22 PM PST with 372 Recommends
That is the title of a piece by Melanie Quinn originally published in Rethinking Schools and is also available ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 320 comments on Mon Apr 30, 2007 at 04:29 PM PDT with 372 Recommends
Not content to want to destroy the profession of teaching by emphasizing union busting charter schools, and after Washington state got its "Race to the Bottom" funding pulled because it wouldn't ...
by zenbassoon
Comment Count 825 comments on Sun Apr 27, 2014 at 06:34 AM PDT with 355 Recommends
It is time to start planning how you will get around after the Oil Age, kossacks. The rest of the world knows this is the end of The Age Of Oil.
by dotcommodity
Comment Count 302 comments on Sun Jun 29, 2008 at 09:36 AM PDT with 338 Recommends
by JohnnyRook
Comment Count 140 comments on Fri Nov 28, 2008 at 01:10 PM PST with 326 Recommends
The New York Times Sunday magazine features a tour de force on climate economics by Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman. ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 170 comments on Sun Apr 11, 2010 at 04:36 AM PDT with 311 Recommends
George W. Bush may not be much of a student. He's certainly not much of a "President" or even a leader, whether in politics or business. He is, however, one of a long line of Bush war profiteers --
by GreyHawk
Comment Count 370 comments on Tue Jul 24, 2007 at 09:08 PM PDT with 311 Recommends
Perhaps if we were not stuck with textbooks that taught genetics in Mendel's words, or evolution in Darwin's, it wouldn't be so hard to understand the emergency, virulence, and eventual resolution ...
by MrMichaelMT
Comment Count 251 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2009 at 05:38 AM PDT with 282 Recommends
Frankenoid mentioned in the tip jar to A little bit special: On the short bus with autism that she and I are interested in a series ...
by plf515
Comment Count 510 comments on Sun Jul 08, 2007 at 03:59 AM PDT with 281 Recommends
There were so many reasons to vote for Barack Obama on this last Nov. 6. But for me, one, if not THE MOST PERSUASIVE reason, was that if you put a truly smart man up against it, you're likely to ...
by StellaRay
Comment Count 155 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 06:15 PM PST with 280 Recommends
This past Monday my three non-AP classes had their first quiz, on the first chapter of the material in the textbook. It was worth 25 points for 25 answers. It is the same quiz I have given each of ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 391 comments on Thu Aug 30, 2007 at 02:46 AM PDT with 275 Recommends