George Packer’s much-lauded new book, The Unwinding, is the kind of non-fiction narrative that fails so frequently, one that takes a microscopic look at individuals in a society in order to fill in the spaces between the disparate social, economic and political trends of a period of intense change. 302 more words
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New research out of the Kauffman Foundation reveals shocking numbers of Americans have never heard of your entrepreneurial heroes.
Given just how obsessed the media is with Silicon Valley titans, you could be forgiven for thinking that 411 more words
Yesterday, the day after Thanksgiving, was so-called “Black Friday”. The Brits, Canadians and some Australians have what has become a shopping holiday the day after Christmas – Boxing Day. 839 more words
By BRIAN KISIDA, JAY P. GREENE and DANIEL H. BOWEN
Published: November 23, 2013
FOR many education advocates, the arts are a panacea: They supposedly increase test scores, generate social responsibility and turn around failing schools. 774 more words