“Do not allow the hiring of more bureaucrats to gasp in predictable horror at the way things are. No more Assistant Vice-hand-holders in the bower of ethnic unhappiness.”
Tag: Vol. 35 No. 43
Issue of Jul. 20 – 26, 2006
Are cities the new countries?
In the old days, cities were fed by their hinterlands (food and inhabitants both). Now maybe they’re feeding each other.
The boys are all right, but the media and the pundits aren’t
educationsector.org torches the latest educational fad
Blue Note Records sells ringtones.
Malcolm Gladwell isn’t always right . . .
. . . but now he’s offended the blogosphere. You go, Malcolm!
Taxing carbon in a perfect world
Another inconvenient truth
Portuguese fado star to perform with the Grant Park Orchestra
ELPC goes DIY on global warming
Howard Learner’s public-interest law/science/economics outfit launches a 7-step crusade against global warming, with a Midwest focus
Sex wars, scholarly and otherwise
“Preserving marriage” isn’t just about gay-bashing. It’s about contraception-bashing.
Fun with city ratings
Forget “best.” Break it down. Where in the Midwest are the places with the cheapest houses, skinniest people, and cleanest air?
More on Record Stores
What’s good/bad about the brick-and-mortar record shop?
Does the Christian Right really take the Bible literally?
How the Christian Right reads the Bible
What the Indians knew and when they knew it
The Iroquois understood private property perfectly well. The United States and the British Empire made sure they couldnâ€™t have any.
Thomas Mapfumo’s early days
Early recordings from Zimbabwe’s Thomas Mapfumo.