The latest issue of EDUCAUSE Review has a number of excellent articles on openness. One that particularly resonated with me was Maria Andersen’s To Share or Not To Share: Is […]
By all accounts, Nick Clegg is not a happy man. This week his candidate trailed into a truly humiliating sixth place in the Barnsley Central by-election, losing his deposit and […]
A 1997 poster appearing in Central Park.Perhaps the best commentary on the cultural reaction to Michael Jackson’s death comes from the NY Times’ columnist Bob Herbert. After describing meeting Jackson […]
James Hansen, NASA climate scientist, has argued strongly against Cap and Trade legislation, promoted the need for a carbon tax, complained of muzzling by the Bush administration, and has even […]
Reading List for Course on “Communication & Society” Posted; Blog Debate on the Internet’s Impact on Community Scheduled to Take Place Between April 26 and May 3
Back in the fall, after hosting a class “blog” debate on the Internet and community, more than a few readers asked me whether I would post the reading list for […]
It might have snuffed out Secession with minimal loss of life; but Lincoln chose both the blockade and an invasion
Will Saletan of Slate casually likened competitive eating bouts to pornography, whereupon Katy Kelleher of Jezebel became justifiably indignant on behalf of pornography In fairness to porn, competitive eating only […]
Consider the following events, their political timing, and their impact on the framing of the stem cell debate: 1) Last week, as the House was preparing to vote on legislation […]
Part 2 of the Q&A with Dr. Boris Behncke of Italian National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in Catania.
Apart from being a past sponsor of international terrorism and the West’s new best friend in North Africa, Libyan leader Muammar Gadaffi is also a crackpot dictator with the bizarrest […]
The second part of Eruptions readers' recollections of the historic May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.
The Sino-expert didn’t suggest our President Obama to quote Karl Marx but Mencius. I hope the Chinese comrades have the courage to get rid of the “Goat skin” of Communism and further walk out the shadow of Deng Xiaoping. Sino-expert of America can learn something from Mencius. Chinese surely can learn from him too and change the modern China to a positive rising China.
Written by: Katya Fisher Yoffe