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If a Superintendent Whines About State School Funding, and Nobody Hears It, Does it Matter?

Just read another impassioned plea for more school funding in Oregon. Just another $2 Billion a year, and we will be there.

The large district superintendent posits that class sizes are up, offerings have been cut, and it is only going to get worse. 809 more words

Planning a city with ROI in mind

Ten years ago, I stood with a farmer at the front of a long driveway. We discussed how homes were popping-up on farmland. “Look at this,” he said. 458 more words

Social Capital

Blog #6/ Oct 7

This week, our readings focus on the Political Economy of Social Media.  As with most topics, there are obvious pros and obvious cons.  Social media has connected people from around the world and allowed individuals to communicate and express themselves in ways our grandparents could never dream of.  284 more words


The role of social capital on rural household poverty reduction in Indonesia

Ahmadriswan Nasution
Accepted 2015, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB)

For more than 30 years, Indonesia has adopted a model of development with emphasis on economic growth and income per capita. 482 more words

Abstracts Of Doctoral Theses On The Indonesian Economy

Well duh, study finds hanging around A-holes depresses you

Here’s today’s COMMENT FROM AN OLD BLACK FART. A prof at Vanderbilt University conducted a study to find out if hanging around high status folk makes one happy. 698 more words

In Social Capital Limbo: The Unanticipated Delilemas of Historically Poor Law Students

Anyone would guess that going from the oldest standing public housing project in the country, in one of the poorest neighborhoods, in one of the poorest cities in Massachusetts to one of the wealthiest areas in the country at a top 50 law school would be intense, awkward, painful, and enlightening. 1,558 more words


On Public and Private Criticism

The majority of my blog will be not be comprised of posts this short, or of quoting bible verses. If analysis of major but relatively unknown battles throughout history, contemporary political affairs, niche philosophy or the rest interests you, stick around. 1,253 more words