Reading

‘Steve Jobs: “People Don’t Read Anymore.”‘ The above was a response to a search for “Do people read?” a search based on my belief that fewer people read books. The first set of responses I got were that reading has increased astronomically from 1945 until now that appeared among headers about self publishing reminding me … More Reading

Education and Equality

After I’d put the “Free Tuition” post up I realized that linking minorities to community colleges in the Democrat draft (if U.S. community colleges are like Canada’s and those proliferating private colleges) offensive. …We will make community college free, while ensuring the strength of our historically minority-serving institutions. Achieving these goals depends on state and federal … More Education and Equality

Power

Today as I searched out the latest on ISIS I came upon a linked article dated June 11, 2015 that repeats that axiom of recent history “Power Corrupts and Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely” expressing a belief that scarcely anyone with a grade eight education would think of challenging: it’s everywhere in the air on the … More Power

January 27, 2015 corrected February 9 On January 15, I turned on my television and saw Ontario’s Minister of Education and  the former registrar of Ontario College of Teachers another government member addressing journalists on the occasion of the publishing of a review of the Toronto District School Board. Now I’m embarrassed to say all I … More