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America's Only Full-time Tea Taster

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The two photos and their implications offer a pretty big contrast, but what they have in common is Camellia sinensis, the tea plant.  494 more words

Agriculture

Did Harvard Trump Up Data to Misrepresent Worker Sentiment?

If I ever want to attend a clinic in how to trump up survey data, I have a pretty good idea of where to turn. In presenting the results of their  718 more words

Good Bets, Bad Bets & Student Debts

Recent proposals for “free” college education are partly motivated by a hubbub over crushing student debt, but a recent book by Sandy Baum of the… 964 more words

Education

NPR Takes Direct Jabs at Poland With 'Anaconda' War Games Report

America’s premiere news source, National Public Radio (NPR), aired a report by its national security correspondent, David Welna, from NATO’s “Anaconda” war games held in Poland in June. 987 more words

Russia

SUNSOUNDS OF ARIZONA

SunSounds of Arizona is a reading service for the blind. I have had the good fortune to create two entertainment programs for SunSounds, the first of which was in the early years, called STUFF and SUCH  and eventually simply, STUFF. 345 more words

Memoirs

NPR: Jason Johnson on President Obama at the Dallas Police Memorial

On Morning Edition on National Public Radio, The Root Politics Editor Jason Johnson discussed President Obama’s remarks at a memorial service for 5 fallen officers slain in Dallas. 95 more words

Barack Obama

Polly Mann | The Saudi Arabia Coalition at War in Yemen: Who Are the Terrorists?

… on May 31, 2016, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon added the Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting in Yemen to its blacklist of states and armed groups for killing and maiming children, violating children’s rights during conflict. 695 more words

Military Madness