Some information on the characteristics of job candidates in econ from the top schools.
FYI: Arizone State is looking for an Assistant Professor of Future Thinking and Sustainability.
Well, a visiting professor, but these days we should be grateful for what we can get.
Some sorely needed encouragement.
And in case you missed it, there's this: "5-Year-Old Cancer Patient Signs 1-Day NBA Contract, Dunks In Preseason Game".
"Here's what happens when unions control everything."
Remember this when California comes to the federal government begging for a bailout.
We'll know later today whether they're right.
But the media weren’t asking skeptical questions. The next day, reporting on a separate WHO conference, a New York Times headline blared: “New Ebola Cases May Soon Reach 10,000 a Week, Officials Predict.”
The “soon” in that warning from the WHO’s Bruce Aylward was “by the first week in December.”
Well, the WHO has now reported cases for that period. Total: 529. It was no fluke; the average over the last three weeks was 440.
And I'd say it generalizes to welfare and charity: assist someone whose name and a bit of whose story you know. Improve the world one person, one day at a time.
I like the coinage very much.
But the endurance of the hoax hate crime as a genre says quite a bit about the times we live in, and how much less threatening they are than ages past. America has become a better place over time, where people are less petty and ignore differences of race and class. But this very improvement has created a “grievance deficit” that produces perverse results in our culture and politics.
Related: "Feminism Can Handle the Truth".
But an identity founded in injury cannot admit success.