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The International Herald Tribune reports that Myanmar’s leaders have just allowed foreign aid workers into the country. I seem to recall a story from a week or two ago about how they were accusing France of sending a warship to take over their country, when France suggested that the ship was actually coming with doctors [...]
I’ve never liked the Olympics. I don’t like watching sports on TV. I can watch a Sox game because they’re “my” team,” and I’m cool with the Patriots games being on in the background. The Olympics, though, aren’t fun to watch. So without anything against them, I already have no interest. I’m also really annoyed [...]
There’s a women’s rights movement going on in South Africa. One thing I think is interesting is that people tend to view this as backwards–they’re just now having a women’s rights movement? But I view it differently. They became a Republic in 1961. It took us centuries from being founded on supposedly-democratic principles before we [...]
For reasons that even I don’t understand, I find myself thinking a lot about improving schools. And yesterday was one of those joyous experiences where several different thoughts suddenly overlapped, forming something new. One of my professors is an adjunct professor who teaches at several different schools. And she was talking about how it seemed [...]
Prediction: Tennessee is going to be challenged. It’s kind of hard to run a good election when a tornado runs through your state, which has quite possibly screwed with results. I’m not sure if there’s any precedent for this, so there’s a potential for this to get interesting.