Archives for November 2014

Climate Activists Tout Effectiveness Of School Brainwashing

Cli­mate change activists are tout­ing new evi­dence demon­strat­ing the effec­tive­ness of edu­ca­tion­al pro­grams that seek to trans­form Amer­i­can school­child­ren into anti-car­bon activists through the pow­er of ani­ma­tion and freestyle rap­ping. The Alliance for Cli­mate Edu­ca­tion (ACE) is a non-prof­it orga­ni­za­tion that seeks to edu­cate stu­dents on cli­mate sci­ence and inspire them to take col­lec­tive action […]

The Common Core Method

Free or Not Free? That is the ques­tion! Note the Skin­ner­ian lan­guage inher­ent in this book’s title:PROGRAMMED LEARNING: EVOLVING PRINCIPLES AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS (Foun­da­tion for Research on Human Behav­ior: Ann Arbor, Mich., 1961) edit­ed by Jerome P. Lysaught (see blog post ear­li­er on this top­ic). From a chap­ter authored by Robert Glaser apt­ly titled “Prin­ci­ples of […]

I’m terrified of my new TV: Why I’m scared to turn this thing on — and you’d be, too

From facial recog­ni­tion to per­son­al data col­lec­tion, this thing is down­right scary — and so are the impli­ca­tions I just bought a new TV. The old one had a good run, but after the vol­ume got stuck on 63, I decid­ed it was time to replace it. I am now the own­er of a new […]

Taxation Must Go Global,” Says German Finance Minister

In one of the bluntest state­ments on the top­ic by any glob­al­ist thus far, con­tro­ver­sial Ger­man Finance Min­is­ter Wolf­gang Schäu­ble (shown) open­ly called for “glob­al stan­dards” and “glob­al gov­er­nance” in tax­a­tion to ensure that gov­ern­ments can con­tin­ue extract­ing huge sums in tax­es from the wealth-pro­­duc­ing class in per­pe­tu­ity. In an Octo­ber 30 col­umn, Schäu­ble, who […]