Archive for October 15th, 2011

October 15th, 2011 - 9:36 am § in Schools & Colleges

US Passes Mexico in Making University Education a Privilige of the Wealthy

From Seattle Education via Amy Hagopian: Noam Chomsky on Academic Freedom and the Corporatization of Universities A partial transcript from Noam Chomsky’s talk, taken from AlterNet: A couple of months ago, I went to Mexico to give talks at the National University in Mexico, UNAM. It’s q[...]

October 15th, 2011 - 8:32 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

BREAKING NEWS: Should you shop at Home Depot?

There are signs that Romney’s campaign is in serious trouble.   While he is raising money at a good pace, as the single moderate running for the GOP, Mitt Romney is getting very few small donations. Last quarter, Romney had  55,000 individual donors.  By contrast Ron Paul has  100,000 [...]

October 15th, 2011 - 6:34 am § in China

SLIPPERY SLOPE: Middle class China turns to private health insurance

By Linda Pressly Reporter, BBC News 18 July 2011 excerpts Over half of all healthcare in China is paid for by the consumers themselves Healthcare – and how you pay for it – is one of life’s big worries. In China few people have private health insurance but the market is growing. Po[...]