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Glossary: Key memes, counterfactuals, dog whistles, canards, euphemisms, innuendoes, insinuations, fake outrages, and obsessions in The Wall Street Journal and other GOP language factories and fever swamps, June 20-25, 2017

suicide by diversity

rhetorical claim: Europe is creating cultural suicide with lax immigration policies. Increasing terrorism across Europe is a direct result of these lax immigration policies. 984 more words


Communicating with business professionals across the globe

Working for an international company is one of the best ways to travel abroad. The benefits of living among a different culture are widely romanticized. But working abroad comes with intense challenges- starting with communication. 1,100 more words

Following Purpose

Let's Talk About Sex?

As in my previous post, I am focussing this post on the Health curriculum in the junior grades, as this is relevant to both of my practicum placements this year. 608 more words

Physical Education

A Jewish perspective you may never have thought about

I post a fair amount of Jewish related material because I grew up in a large Jewish community and see them in a much more complex way than most non-Jews do and because they are very interesting people. 380 more words

Remembering the Fallen at War - Human and Animal

In the United States, today marks the day upon which Americans will honor the fallen at war.  Yet, how often during this day of remembrance will people think also of the animals that were part of our wars?  1,320 more words

Creation Care

Statues and Limitations

I am not from Connecticut, and this aint King Arthur’s court – but it is New Orleans, in the national spotlight of late because the mayor orchestrated the removal of four major Confederate War monuments. 1,547 more words