A great letter on the situation at Penn State, from the former Paterno Chair.
This article, sent to me by several, argues that China will be a benevolent world power. I found it ludicrous. not only do I not think China will become a dominant world power (there are still massive areas of abject poverty and they are aging too fast); I find the historical analysis from this sinophile to be absurdly optimistic about what they would do with power.
Color photos of Nazi-occupied Poland.
Heart-rending notes pinned to abandoned babies.
This article, about Chris Christie and Bruce Springsteen, came out this summer. But I found it amusing and kind of touching.
This story, about the explosion of solitary confinement in this country, is a must-read.
I knew that music has sucked since the 1980’s (#1). #5 is one we explore in Music Theory class.
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