September 1st, 2010


Privacy, unemployment, and vacations

"Glenn Beck has no sense of shame. He doesn’t see any problem with lying, and confronting him on his lies is no use, because he will simply continue to lie."

* Good read: how our school system readies the next generation for a world without privacy.
* Glenn Greenwald on the "nobody-could-have-known" excuse and Iraq.
* Does language shape how we think?
* No, offering unemployment benefits do not increase unemployment.
* Hong Kong to adopt minimum wage rules.
* The Explainer, on how the trapped Chilean miners can stay sane.
* Should the US have more vacation time, like Europeans?
* 'Hip-hop history, recreated by those who made it.'