We have blank slates coming that we have an opportunity to write upon.– - Trustee from US religious high school on Chinese international students. Read the full Business Week article on the “lure” of a US Christian education.
My Big 10 of '11 - #GOPDebates
I don’t watch reality television, I’ve never even seen a full episode of The Real Housewives of Anywhere. But, I did watch lots of trash television this year, thanks to the Republican primary debates. It wasn’t just me watching, these debates drew millions of viewers all year, with 7.6 million alone tuning into ABC’s recent debate. The kooky characters and tacky openings...
50k Rally in Moscow - Largest In Recent History
The rally in Moscow today was the largest in Putin’s entire 12-year history. Hope the opposition can keep some of this momentum heading into the March presidential elections. If they can get 50,000 to protest a stolen parliamentary election, a stolen presidential could really draw a crowd. The AP Reports: The Moscow demonstration was even bigger than a similar rally two weeks ago,...
My Big 10 of '11
Over the next eight days, I’m posting about my ten favorite ideas of 2011. There isn’t a specific category for this list, it’s just ten items that affected my personal zeitgeist. I also thought it would be a good way to launch a new Tumblr. The first post comes tomorrow and finishes on New Year’s Eve. Look forward to hearing your thoughts.
Listening to Louis C.K.’s recent Fresh Air...
Chase Whiteside: Talking About AIDS (Or Not) -... →
chasewhiteside: Being that it is World AIDS Day, I thought I’d repost my column from last year now that it doesn’t have a home. It strikes me as true as ever: over the summer I attended a screening of We Were Here, about the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco (and shortlisted for the Best Doc Oscar), that was…