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Albert Wu
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I am a graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley, studying the history of German missionaries in China in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 
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The costs of privatizing prisons and colleges.
Republicans have been touting the inherent superiority of the private sector over the public at least since the Reagan era, but in the past few years it seems to have congealed into an unassailable mantra: the free market as the ultimate guarantor of good services, low costs, and a free and happy citizenry. Mitt Romney is definitely on board. Campaigning this winter, he praised the efficiency of for-profit colleges that he said “hold down the cos...
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fascinating read--thanks for posting!
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"The investment losses were more than forty times greater than the state reductions, but the university administrators never talk about these huge investment losses."
Most of the Regents of the University of California — whose very name gives you a good idea of the kind of power they wield over the direction and functioning of the University of California – are unelected, appointed to 12 year terms by the governor of California, and almost without exception, they have no real background or apparent interest in education. They are corporate moguls, the 1%, whatever you want to call them. On Monday, they defied ...
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Reminiscences from the great photographer of NYC in the 80s.
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Happy Thanksgiving, dear friends!
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Happy Thanksgiving to you, too!
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RIP Paul Motian. Sitting within an arm's length of you at the Village Vanguard was one of my most memorable musical experiences.
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Wow...a legend has passed
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Some photos and brief thoughts from Cal's Day of Action, 11.15.
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Really exciting stuff happening at the Magnes. Grand opening on 1/22/2012!
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Some thoughts on the 48th anniversary of the JFK assassination and resurgence in interest.
One of the first books that made a deep impression on me – one that I discovered by myself, not one that was bought for me or read to me – was Life in Camelot: The Kennedy Years. I was ...
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And the Ferguson-Mishra feud continues!
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Errol Morris is great. Well worth watching.
On the 48th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Errol Morris takes a critical look at the one man seen standing under an open black umbrella at the site.
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