"We believe that the poor decisions have been made as a result of the structure of city government. It’s not due to the mythical Chicago Democratic machine, although that’s played a part. It’s not due to any one mayor. It’s not due to anyone daily, any one manual. It’s due to a very outdated, anachronistic form of city government that has all but disappeared from the United States but remains in play in Chicago."
I'd guess that anybody who's reached double-digit years on the planet needn't be reminded of just how awful people can be. But on the off chance that somebody you know does need to be reminded, may I suggest you send them to "Leninthink". (The author is a chaired professor at Northwestern.)
V. I. Lenin pegs the meter of how monstrous one person can be.
Glenn Beaton, columnist for the Aspen Times:
My advice to people whose butts hurt because someone made more money than they did, is this: Grow up and get over it, or go make your own.
Live and acoustic, Florence and the Machine. (Music starts at two minutes in.)
I hope so, but you'll pardon me if I believe it when I see it.
Ol' Miss is #2.
This guy is a badass.
Just give some money to low-income people and cut out all the middlemen? Horrors!
So very true.
Heh. It's what I eventually did, not so much to get better teaching evaluations but because it just seemed to be the best way to conduct my classes.