S&R 701 Final Exam, Spring Semester 2012
Watch the two TED talks below. The question, which represents 100% of your final grade, follows. First, Nick Hanauer in 2012.
The UC-Davis pepper-spraying incident report is out: this is perhaps the worst campus-related clusterfuck since Kent State
You no doubt remember the infamous Lt. Pike and the his pepper-spraying assault on lawfully assembled #Occupy UC-Davis students last year. If not, let’s begin with a brief reminder. Some of you […]
#Occupy Van Halen?
This morning I took a few minutes to watch the vid for the new Van Halen single, “Tattoo.” I was a little startled, in the final verse, to encounter these lyrics: Uncle […]
Being a one percenter means…
by Paul Szep
Understanding tax cuts and the rich
by Paul Szep
Three cheers for GOP moderation
By Robert Becker The key to unabashed cheerfulness, like mine, is moderating expectations. Set low enough standards, as some ancient codger must have mused, and you’ll never be disappointed.
Give me Liberty Park or give me death
AP photo from Eldorado News-Times, Eldorado AR In 1913, Colorado coal miners went on strike to demand enforcement of the 8 hour workday law, to secure payment for “dead work” such as […]
#Occupy Portland: The end of free speech, or the end of taking responsibility?
By Greg Stene The City of Portland and the Occupy movement are both to blame for Portland’s impending Sunday morning, at 12:01 a.m., dismantling of the Occupy movement’s tent city in downtown […]