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What Online Education Shares with IKEA

I’m currently moving into a bigger apartment. The total square footage of the new location is approximately twice that of where I’m currently staying. As a result, I need (read: want) more furniture. And so my girlfriend and I have been scouring Craigslist for good finds. For anything we can’t find second-hand though, there’s a 99% chance we’ll…

Driving Blind: The Humanities Die and Superman Returns

Digby argues that MSNBC’s ratings aren’t down because of quality issues, but rather that a large part of its liberal base is currently alienated and indifferent. Some are defending the humanities against digital aggression, or something, while others continue to tout the value of dreams, and falling them, and so on. It’s still graduation season,…