Monthly Archives: April 2012

Beating out Michael Collins, Napoleon, and Rommel…

George Washington named Britain’s greatest foe ever.

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Blog for class on 4/12/12

Our guest lecturer for tomorrow’s class has sent me a link to a blog relevant to what we will be talking about tomorrow.

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Is journalism really shrinking?

This article makes some very compelling arguments that it is actually expanding.¬† Among other points, the author brings up the fact that all of the “doom and gloom” about the industry is coming from those with a vested in the … Continue reading

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System D

What is System D? System D is a slang phrase pirated from French-speaking Africa and the Caribbean. The French have a word that they often use to describe particularly effective and motivated people. They call them d√©brouillards. To say a … Continue reading

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Germany may tax young people

for the privilege of existing as a young person in Germany.

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Proposed British law seeks to create database of all communication

New powers to record every phone call and email makes surveillance “60 million times worse.”

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Taliban forces in Afghanistan using some rather unconventional tactics

Namely, cross dressing.

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