Wed.Feb 15, 2017

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We Are Not Agreed

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A few days ago University Ventures authored a piece in response to a post from the New America Foundation comparing Republicans who defend for-profit colleges to climate change deniers. The unattributed University Ventures article argues "this piece re-fights yesterday’s war. Bipartisanship is of course a U.S. phenomenon. Nonsense. In the U.S.,

Sea wall or salt marsh?

Dave Snowden

When we lived in St Albans, way back in the days before children, we occasionally made a winter day trip to the Essex Coast (pictured).

Volume Control On Mob Rule (reprise)

Euen Semple

Much is being made at the moment about fake news and the suggestion that we are living in a post-truth society. We worry that our sources of news have become untrustworthy. We get stressed about our ability to discern the truth in a welter of misinformation. To be passive consumers overstimulated by what is considered "newsworthy".