Archive for February 7th, 2011

February 7th, 2011 - 12:12 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

People of Color: Two Harvard POC Speak Out

from The Crimson: To the editor: As two women of color who frequently reflect on race at Harvard, we were excited to see the recent Fifteen Minutes magazine scrutiny “Raceless Like Me,” by Zoe A.Y. Weinberg ’13. However, while we appreciate Weinberg’s opening up of a dialogue on race, we a[...]

February 7th, 2011 - 7:30 am § in Uncategorized

WASTATE Attorney General Race

from Publicola No winner or loser today, just a bonafide jolt: King County Council member Bob Ferguson, a Democrat, will officially put his name in the running for attorney general next week, PubliCola hears. Ferguson would be the first person to declare for the seat now held by Republican Rob McKen[...]

February 7th, 2011 - 2:59 am § in Uncategorized


Where does this sad event lead? Are we headed to some sort of bicameral, corporatist 1984 where Big Brother and Big Sister compete for our interest .. and votes ….by spin from the right and spi9n from the left? Are we headed to an era where Democrat and Republican are corporate brand names [...]

February 7th, 2011 - 1:14 am § in Schools & Colleges

Regents Shred Faculty Senate at RPI!

from Inside Higher Education, Feb 2, 2011 When the Faculty Senate at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute voted, in spring 2006, to widen its membership to include contingent faculty, it set in motion a series of events that left the senate in a state of limbo and shredded the notion of shared governanc[...]