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M0Я3 Anarky

I am still reading, having just finished chapter 5 of Nozick‘s Anarchy, State, and Utopia, and I am still concerned that he invokes… 40 more words

Show 'n' tell

Okay…I made some changes as I said I would during the weekend…the problem is that I forgot to show the changes to my partner, but I thought it would be ok, since what I have changed is not really central in our concept, namely the background. 436 more words

Module 1

Micro, Macro, and the Minimum Wage

Economists disagree. It’s so common that there are jokes about.  For example,

If all of the economists in the world were laid end-to-end they would scarcely reach a conclusion.

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Women's Month

Creative Vox Pops: How have normative gender roles influenced you?

Psychology student, Manale Makuse, 23, looks at mannequins in a Refinery shop window, noting the differences in mainstream fashion and his own personal style. 535 more words


Urban Development Policy and Planning in Asia – A Rights-Centric Approach to the SDGs

Based on the reading:

Langford, M. (2010). A poverty of rights: six ways to fix the MDGs. IDS bulletin, 41(1), 83-91.

In this paper, Langford described the inadequacy of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and suggested ways in which a refocus on, and a normative framework based on, human rights could, in his words, “fix the MDGs.” Before I reflect on the substance of his writing, I wish to express how heartened I am that Langford, and presumably others like him, have chosen to work with the enterprise of the MDGs instead of abandoning it all together. 532 more words

Learning Journal


If you liked this evergreen truth blog then read more of them, about 3500 so far, or read one or more of my evergreen truth books, especially  54 more words

Common Sense