Archive for August 10th, 2011

August 10th, 2011 - 11:02 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Texas Pursues Profit Models for Higher Education.

Rick Perry Pushes ALEC-Backed Education Policies To Turn Texas Universities Into Businesses …from Think Progress By Travis Waldron posted from ThinkProgress Education on Aug 5, 2011 at 7:10 pm ThinkProgress intern Sarah Bufkin contributed to this report The Governor’s Transcript    fro[...]

August 10th, 2011 - 10:29 pm § in Misc.

New Fangled America’s Cup Entangled in Its Rig.

America’s Cup 34, hat’s off to Stan Honey PANBO June 20 Russell Coutts probably did the America’s Cup racing program a great service when he not only capsized an AC 45, but personally took a dramatic header right through its wing sail, all before a fleet of press boats last June 20[...]

August 10th, 2011 - 7:53 am § in China, Misc.

China Calls for New Money

Aug 6 (Reuters) – China on Saturday condemned the “short-sighted” political wrangling in the United States over its debt problems and said the world needed a new global stable reserve currency. “China, the largest creditor of the world’s sole superpower, has every right[...]