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Corporatization of Colleges and Universities

| May 18, 2016

“Corporatization of Higher Education” from Salon.com The above linked article from last October is a good short piece on a few of the problems involved in the corporatization of universities. This change in how universities are run is a huge problem. University decision-making used to be based primarily upon “learning,” which included bringing in high […]

Controlled Burns – May Be Much Worse for our Health Than We Think

| October 3, 2012

Controlled burns have always bothered me conceptually, but the recent burns that have blanketed the city have been affecting my immediate health (and I’m in reasonably good health otherwise). So, I started poking around on the internet about the health effects of wood smoke. Of course, what you find immediately is not a discussion of […]