Archive for March 12th, 2009

The Great Depression and College Life »

With all the world abuzz with talk of the dreaded “D” word, this post discusses sources for the study of college during hard times. Nearly every college or university has an archive with records dating back to the 1930s. With modern scanning technology, it becomes easy to upload to your own online storage site…
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Confronting “Government Intelligence”? »

Confronting “government intelligence”? HT: Julie Sheppard

Hands Off My Body, Obama! »

OK, I admit it: I’m a woman of the baby boomer generation. My activist brother gave me a subscription to Ms. magazine as soon as it launched, and I took to heart one of the rallying cries to girls and women at the time: “Take control of our own bodies!” Sure, it was mostly…
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