Thirty years after the Falklands War, the islands where the sheep to people ratio is 200:1 are back in the news. First, 99% of the voters in the March 12 referendum voted […]
Has a college degree become a bad investment? Better question: is conservative rhetoric the worst investment in history?
Yesterday over at Future Majority, Kevin Bondelli responded to Jack Hough’s New York Post column “Don’t Get That College Degree!” Bondelli’s take led with one of the more terrifying titles I’ve seen […]
One does not go to Tula with one's own samovar
Get it? No, okay. A samovar is the traditional Russian contraption for making tea. Very few Russians actually use one anymore because the electric kettle has made them obsolete.* Tula was the […]