Archive for ‘Education’

March 5, 2019

The Battle for Medicare for All Ramps Up – National Nurses United To

Today, National Nurses United announced their plan to mobilize across the Country in support of the Medicare for All Act (HB1384) introduced earlier this week by Rep. Pramila Jayapal, with support

Source: The Battle for Medicare for All Ramps Up – National Nurses United To

February 17, 2019

On Meaningful Work – Personal Growth – Medium

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” ~ Chinese proverb.

Source: On Meaningful Work – Personal Growth – Medium

October 21, 2017

How Social Media Endangers Knowledge

Social networks train us to focus on images and emotions, sapping the quest for knowledge.

Source: How Social Media Endangers Knowledge

September 6, 2017

Wednesday Words: Active and Passive Voice Explained — Finally!

A reader wrote and asked if I would explain Active and Passive voice, because she has been using an electronic grammar checker and it keeps…

Source: Wednesday Words: Active and Passive Voice Explained — Finally!

September 2, 2017

Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

To achieve radical democracy, we need to rethink our undemocratic economic system.

Source: Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

September 2, 2017

Keeping kids frenetically entertained is ruining our museums | Aeon Ideas

Source: Keeping kids frenetically entertained is ruining our museums | Aeon Ideas

September 1, 2017

A New Book Offers Advice on How to Effectively Spread Science and Secularism

How can we nudge religion in the direction of liberalism and inclusiveness? It begins with the ability to communicate so that your ideological opponents will listen to you.

Source: A New Book Offers Advice on How to Effectively Spread Science and Secularism

February 13, 2017

The 1000 Day MFA – The Coffeelicious – Medium

A while ago I wrote about what might be involved in a do-it-yourself MFA. Basically: lots of reading, lots of writing, some mentoring, and connection with other writers. The best advice I’ve ever…

Source: The 1000 Day MFA – The Coffeelicious – Medium

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

Source: Progressive Picks

December 11, 2016

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn ‘Well-Read’ Status | Inc.com

With this list, you’ll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.

Source: 30 Books You Need to Read to Earn ‘Well-Read’ Status | Inc.com