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Back to class!

Hello all! Again, I hope you and your loved ones are all safe and sound—and that you are ready for class on Tuesday. Whoo hoo! As I mentioned in the last post, the general strategy will be: onward! Keep up … Continue reading

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Everybody safe?

I hope everyone is safe and secure; my cats and I made it through in Brooklyn just fine. As you know, Lehman was closed Monday and today and will be closed tomorrow, and we won’t know until Wednesday if the … Continue reading

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Register to vote—and then remember to vote!

Some students have asked about registering to vote, so here’s some info: First, the deadline for registration is October 12. If registering in-person, you have to do it by October 12, and if by mail, the form must be postmarked … Continue reading

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One last thing. . . .

Holy smokes! There’s a whole website (well, site within a site) on Naked Hiker stories, only here, they’re called ‘Quirkies‘. Also, check out this interactive map showing in- and out-migration to counties across the US. Very cool. That is all.

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Happy trails. . . .

Have a great summer, everyone! I’ll see you in the fall for Politics & Culture and Bioethics.

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Open! Open! Open!

WNYC had a couple of folks on today regarding new federal initiatives to make information about government more easily available to the citizenry. I’ve posted the links under Government-US—Data.gov and Open Government Initiative—but I want to suggest you try what … Continue reading

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Violence cancels politics. . .

. . . and politics cancels violence. It’s a basic Arendtian equation. See what’s happening in Iran: check out Andrew Sullivan’s blog, The Daily Dish. I was never a huge fan of Sullivan’s, especially in his brash I-know-how-to-be-an-America-better-than-you-do phase, but … Continue reading

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