Daily Archive: July 25, 2011

109

Breivik’s Cold Logic

In the comments to one of the several posts around here on the appalling terrorist attacks in Norway, a number of people have expressed a difficulty in understanding the logic behind what Breivik sought...

7

Why Leftists Should Embrace (Some) Charter Schools

~by Shawn Gude One of the joys of intellectual development is having one’s views challenged and, if not fundamentally altered, at least measurably modified. When beneficial, this transformation is actuated not by perfunctory acceptance,...

8

Meanwhile at Forbes…

1) I ask whether a faster SWAT response would have saved lives, and suggest that better trained and more effectively deployed SWAT teams is a better response to this tragedy than more invasive government....

15

Dueling Conundrums: Existential, Institutional

“An ‘unemployed’ existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.” – Jose Ortega y Gasset, The Revolt of the Masses, 1930 1 The unemployment rate is 9.2 percent and flat. A few jobs...

Editor Picks