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Education Schools Have Long Been Mediocre. Now They’re Woke Too - WSJ

Each program exhibits a philosophy of education called critical pedagogy, made popular by Brazilian Marxist Paulo Freire, that envisions schools as places not of academic instruction but of societal change.
Woke Medical Organizations Are Hazardous to Your Health - WSJ

The Yale student wont have to worry that his studying will cut into his activism. Whether his future patients will appreciate his chosen focus is unclear.
Biden’s Hiring Policy: No Business Experience Needed - WSJ

Average business experience of Biden appointees is only 2.4 years, the authors found. Any fresh-faced 25-year-old on Wall Street has clocked more private business hours than most of Washingtons top officials. Sixty-two percent have virtually no b...
Bidenomics 101 - WSJ

More than a quarter of gas stations have closed since the 1990s because they couldnt make the economics work. If retailers were to sell fuel at cost, most would go out of business.
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Covid Spurs Biggest Rise in Life-Insurance Payouts in a Century - WSJ

Death-benefits payments jumped 15% last year, biggest increase since 1918 flu epidemic
The party of \'Karens\': The new Democratic Party alienates nonwhite voters | TheHill

Recent polling suggests that Hispanic and Black voters are abandoning the party many of these individuals are being harmed by thesurging inflation,anti-business COVID measures, and explodingcrimerates in urban areas brought about by a year of l...
This Scientist Created a Rapid Test Just Weeks Into the Pandemic. Here’s Why You Still Can’t Get It. — ProPublica

Irene Bosch developed a quick, inexpensive COVID-19 test in early 2020. The Harvard-trained scientist already had a factory set up. But she was stymied by an FDA process experts say made no sense.
Michael Bloomberg: Why I’m Backing Charter Schools - WSJ

Myart-Cruz said, You can recall the governor. You can recall the school board. But how are you going to recall me?
What If White Supremacy Isn’t The Problem? | by Steve QJ | Nov, 2021 | Medium

Out of nowhere, white supremacy was being used to describe mathematics, and healthy eating, and classical music, and hard work. Science fiction, and SATs, and air conditioning, and well-behaved children were all suddenly rooted it.
Why has nuclear power been a flop?

Why are the construction costs high? Well, they werent always high. Through the 1950s and 60s, costs were declining rapidly
I’m A Twenty Year Truck Driver, I Will Tell You Why America’s “Shipping Crisis” Will Not End | by Ryan JOHNSON | Oct, 2021 | Medium

What it will truly take to fix this problem is to run EVERYTHING 24/7: ports (both coastal and domestic),trucks, and warehouses.
I’m A Twenty Year Truck Driver, I Will Tell You Why America’s “Shipping Crisis” Will Not End | by Ryan JOHNSON | Oct, 2021 | Medium

What we have is a system with a limited amount of trucks and qualified drivers, many of whom are already working 14 hours a day
CNN To Launch Real News Site | The Babylon Bee

We know this is going to get some push-back from our viewer base, but dont worry: the original CNN site and cable channel are still a large part of our business,
‘The Chicken Is Obviously Polarizing’: Mayor’s Giant Topiary Project Gets Him Ousted - WSJ

FITZGERALD, Ga.Mayor Jim Puckett hatched a plan three years ago to build the worlds tallest topiary, in the shape of a chicken, which he hoped would draw tourists to his struggling South Georgia city.
The US Needs to Get Back in the Business of Making Chips | WIRED

Only 12 percent of chips sold worldwide were made in the US in 2019, down from 37 percent in 1990.
Why is California closing Diablo Canyon nuclear plant?

The politics against nuclear power in California are more powerful and organized than the politics in favor of a climate policy,
It\'s official: Russiagate is this generation\'s WMD - by Matt Taibbi - TK News by Matt Taibbi

The Iraq war faceplant damaged the reputation of the press. Russiagate just destroyed it
Simplicity and Order for All | Innovator of the Year 2012 Technology - WSJ

Innovation is just reinvention and rethinking. I don't think there's anything truly, organically new in this world. It's just mash-ups of all these things that provide different perspectivesthat allow you to think in a completely different way, whic...
‘Potentially a death sentence’: White House goes off on vaccine fearmongers - POLITICO

Biden allied groups, including the Democratic National Committee, are also planning to engage fact-checkers more aggressively and work with SMS carriers to dispel misinformation about vaccines that is sent over social media and text messages.
A Generation of Afghan Professionals Flees Ahead of Taliban Advance - WSJ

Afghanistans professional class of men and women, part of a generation that came of age under the shield of the U.S. military, are weighing the danger of rapidly advancing Taliban forces. Many are packing their bags.
The Absurdity of Peer Review. What the pandemic revealed about… | by Mark Humphries | Jun, 2021 | Elemental

It is now the entrenched norm, yet we cannot make a scientific case for why we use it: we do not know whether the science we produce is better with or without it, but we do know at lot about what it cant do.