Archives for July 20, 2014

Blowback from the NSA Surveillance

There’s one piece of blow­back that isn’t being dis­cussed — aside from the fact that Snow­den has killed the chances of any lib­er­al arts major get­ting a DoD job for at least a decade — and that’s how the mas­sive NSA sur­veil­lance of the Inter­net affects the US’s role in Inter­net gov­er­nance. Ron Deib­ert makes […]

Two More Governors Turning Against Common Core

Two more state gov­er­nors have hopped on the anti-Com­­mon Core band­wag­on, urg­ing either a sec­ond look at it or push­ing for out­right repeal. Gov. Gary Her­bert of Utah ordered his attor­ney gen­er­al to con­duct a review of the con­tro­ver­sial mul­ti-state edu­ca­tion stan­dards Thurs­day, while Wis­con­sin Gov. Scott Walk­er announced that he wants the state’s legislature […]