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Paul Krugman’s Failure of Nerve

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) Such a promising beginning.  In his March 8 column, “Ignorance is Strength“, Paul Krugman points his sharp editorial finger at the elephant in the room of our culture.  If American Exceptionalism means anything, he argues, that … Continue reading

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(Return to the Contents Topics page.) Paul Krugman’s Failure of Nerve – The noteworthy economist missed an important teachable moment in connection with the religious right’s opposition to education. The Divided States of Christian America? – In the Supreme Court’s 2001 Good News Club decision … Continue reading

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Why the United States Is Destroying Its Education System

(Return to the Contents Topics page.) By Chris Hedges, April 10, 2011            A nation that destroys its systems of education, degrades its public information, guts its public libraries and turns its airwaves into vehicles for cheap, mindless amusement becomes … Continue reading

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