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Roma in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

If you’re Roma, you probably want to leave the Czech Republic. According to a new study of Romani children of Czech and Slovak nationality who migrated with their families to the UK, overall conditions in the host country far exceed, … Continue reading

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Metaphors and other Hitchensian Treasures Hidden in Internet

This metaphor comes to us via The Chorus and Cassandra, a 1985 essay by Christopher Hitchens in defense of Noam Chomsky. At the time, Chomsky was taking a lot of flak from those on the right regarding his views on … Continue reading

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College parties in the US and Diploma Mills in the Czech Republic

The American university system is, as the saying goes, wasted on the young. Reading is down, writing is down and so not surprisingly learning seems to be down too. With the ridiculous rising costs of college these days this doesn’t … Continue reading

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Corporate-sponsored Academies and America’s Unemployment Problem

Among other things, living in Poland means it’s easy to fall behind the US news cycle. There are too many pirogies to eat and all the smog makes it pretty hard to see long-distances. But today I got a chance … Continue reading

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Should Governments Invest In Early Childhood Development?

One of the sadder consequences, among many, of reduced government spending in America is the effect it has on children. Cutbacks on government spending generally mean less money for early-childhood development programs, home-nursing programs and other such programs that assist … Continue reading

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