Category Archives: Links

We don’t need no education

Well, I don’t really believe that. At all. But I am starting to wonder if it is at all necessary to participate in said education in a brick and mortar building. Of course, lots of people before me have pondered … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

Warren discusses American exceptionalism on his blog, Auspicious Scuttlebutt: There was a time when the Fourth of July was more than a Close-Out-Fire-Sale-Explosion-Spectacular, more than a $20 a head fireworks show, instead more of a family gathering, a picnic and … Continue reading

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2010 in review

I thought, upon WordPress’ email recommendation, that I would post this summary of ethecofem’s 2010 activity: The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog … Continue reading

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G’bye, 2010!

Get organized for 2011! One of my personal goals is to get rid of all the useless shit I lug around with me from residence to residence for no particularly good reason. Like piles of stupid trinkets, and clothes I … Continue reading

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What I’m reading

Ken Robinson on “Changing education paradigms”: “This is deep in the gene pool of public education, the idea that there are really two types of people: academic and non-academic, smart people and non-smart people. And a consequence of that is … Continue reading

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What I’m reading

A very engaging and unexpectedly touching account of Aurora Levins Morales’ experience “coming back to capitalism” as she enters the US after being in Cuba. One of those book reviews that makes you feel like you actually read the book, … Continue reading

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What I’m reading

AuspiciousScuttlebutt on the media, and in support of NPR. I’m a huge fan of NPR and my local member station, MPR, and I listen every day while I’m at work. I’ve been a member until only recently when I was … Continue reading

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