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Survival Is the Saudi Key Word


Survival Is the Saudi Key Word By Nicola Nasser As demonstrated by Obama’s visit to the kingdom on March 28, the bilateral differences will remain tactical, while the strategic alliance will hold until the kingdom finds a credible alternative to … Continue reading

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I was one of the First to Join Allison–You should Join, too


Dear Kevin, In recent months our Founder and CEO Mike Feerick has given a number of interviews on the future of free online learning, the future of Universities and the MOOC movement in general, which may be of interest to you. These … Continue reading

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How America’s Wars Have Come Home With the Troops Up Close, Personal, and Bloody


Tomgram: Ann Jones, Star-Spangled Baggage In 2007, a new phenomenon reared its ugly head in Afghanistan.  With two attacks that year and two more the next, it was first dubbed “green-on-blue violence,” and later the simpler, blunter “insider attack.”  At one level, … Continue reading

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Who are the Koch brothers and what do they want?


Kevin,As a result of the disastrous Citizens United Supreme Court decision, billionaires and large corporations can now spend an unlimited amount of money to influence the political process. The results of that decision are clear.  In the coming months and years the … Continue reading

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Five White People On Fox News Discuss “Race In America”????


Kevin – Some other things I’ve read this week: Grace Wyler’s reportingon how right-wing militias are mobilizing, an examination of David Foster Wallace’s warnings about irony, Sarah Kliff’sexplanation of the recent Census changes, and Simon Maloy’sadvice for reporters covering Paul Ryan. John Whitehouse Twitter: @existentialfish Pure Hypocrisy … Continue reading

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Would Orwell blush?


Apr 17 at 1:27 PM State legislatures and the meat industry seek to criminalize filming farm activity. Sign the Petition! Share on Facebook! Dear Kevin Stoda, Orwell would blush.  In a frightening surrender of free speech rights to corporate profits, more and … Continue reading

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40+ Expat Teachers Banned from Russia


40+ Expat Teachers Banned from Russia On April 16th, An International Schools Review member posted the following Review of Atlantic International School, Moscow: “Please read about the extreme trouble that Atlantic in Moscow has had this year. Google: Moscow Times … Continue reading

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Our 8 Billion Dollar Tax Break for Walmart? Why?


Kevin – Here’s your receipt for the tax breaks and tax subsidies that you and other Americans gave to Walmart and the Walton family last year. If you’d like a refund, tell Walmart’s founder, Rob Walton, to pay America back. … Continue reading

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CLIL THE COGNITIVE: NOT ONLY A NEW WAY OF TEACHING…IT’S A NEW WAY OF THINKING.


The Cogent Construct: Playing with the Cognitive Structure     CLIL The Cognitive: Not Only a New Way of Teaching…It’s a New Way of Thinking.   Image courtesy of Kanate / FreeDigitalPhotos.net    Think about a television commercial that really … Continue reading

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How the Hands Tell It All


How the Hands Tell It All – #7115   Five Words in the News That Light Up Good Friday New Blog fromRon Hutchcraft It caught me off guard. I was watching an interview with a teenager who was an eyewitness … Continue reading

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