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Partisan Politics is Destroying Education in America

by Kate HarvestonIf there is a list of things the millennial generation feels allegedly entitled to, affordable education must be near the top. Conservative naysayers cite the fact that current wages compare favorably to those of 15 years ago. Technically that’s true, but a look at the hard numbers …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Using Social Media During Class Can Lower Exam Scores

Getting a laptop for your upcoming foray into college is great, but you should leave it alone come class time. According to scientists at Michigan State University, students who voluntarily installed browser tracking software on their laptops were found to spend almost 40 minutes per 100-minute class using the web for…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How To Start A Local Labor Union

I was recently sitting down with an old acquaintance, and the conversation turned to his job.  He works in construction, and was frustrated with the fact that during the last economic downturn wages went down, but despite the recent uptick they hadn’t risen. This problem of cost disease is endemic throughout the West.  The volume […]

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How To Start A Local Labor Union

I was recently sitting down with an old acquaintance, and the conversation turned to his job.  He works in construction, and was frustrated with the fact that during the last economic downturn wages went down, but despite the recent uptick they hadn’t risen. This problem of cost disease is endemic throughout the West.  The volume […]

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How To Start A Local Labor Union

I was recently sitting down with an old acquaintance, and the conversation turned to his job.  He works in construction, and was frustrated with the fact that during the last economic downturn wages went down, but despite the recent uptick they hadn’t risen. This problem of cost disease is endemic throughout the West.  The volume […]

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The 7 Most Dangerous Republicans Right Now

While pretty much every Republican currently in office is awful, there are seven that stand out from the rest of the crowd. They exemplify everything that’s wrong with the modern right wing and deserve a round of applause for their extraordinary effort to destroy everything good about America with …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Evolution Will No Longer Be Taught in Turkish Schools

Claiming that evolution is “debatable, controversial, and too complicated for students,” Turkey’s board of education has decided to stop teaching Darwinian natural selection in its schools. The move has infuriated the country’s secular opposition, but it could embolden other countries to do the same.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Schools Have Become A Minefield of Racist Bullying Thanks To Trump

Full disclosure: I can be a vitriolic writer. I’m not going to sugarcoat it. Thanks to a potent cocktail of baring witness to insane levels of stupidity coupled with my own laziness, I’m often a profane, sarcastic asshole making futile attempts to hammer home the central truth/ridiculousness of an …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Colleges Are Using Price Discrimination—Here’s How to Fight It 

You want to go to Tokyo, so you hit up Google Flights and do some research. Tickets are around $800, but you close your browser window and decide to look again later. A couple of months pass, and those same flights are now $1,200. What gives? It’s called price discrimination, and colleges use the same […]

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Colleges Are Using Price Discrimination—Here’s How to Fight It 

You want to go to Tokyo, so you hit up Google Flights and do some research. Tickets are around $800, but you close your browser window and decide to look again later. A couple of months pass, and those same flights are now $1,200. What gives? It’s called price discrimination, and colleges use the same […]

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Colleges Are Using Price Discrimination—Here’s How to Fight It 

You want to go to Tokyo, so you hit up Google Flights and do some research. Tickets are around $800, but you close your browser window and decide to look again later. A couple of months pass, and those same flights are now $1,200. What gives? It’s called price discrimination, and colleges use the same […]

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Colleges Are Using Price Discrimination—Here’s How to Fight It 

You want to go to Tokyo, so you hit up Google Flights and do some research. Tickets are around $800, but you close your browser window and decide to look again later. A couple of months pass, and those same flights are now $1,200. What gives? It’s called price discrimination, and colleges use the same […]

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Colleges Are Using Price Discrimination—Here’s How to Fight It 

You want to go to Tokyo, so you hit up Google Flights and do some research. Tickets are around $800, but you close your browser window and decide to look again later. A couple of months pass, and those same flights are now $1,200. What gives? It’s called price discrimination, and colleges use the same […]

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Colleges Are Using Price Discrimination—Here’s How to Fight It 

You want to go to Tokyo, so you hit up Google Flights and do some research. Tickets are around $800, but you close your browser window and decide to look again later. A couple of months pass, and those same flights are now $1,200. What gives? It’s called price discrimination, and colleges use the same […]

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Colleges Are Using Price Discrimination—Here’s How to Fight It 

You want to go to Tokyo, so you hit up Google Flights and do some research. Tickets are around $800, but you close your browser window and decide to look again later. A couple of months pass, and those same flights are now $1,200. What gives? It’s called price discrimination, and colleges use the same […]

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