Most of my blogging has moved elsewhere, but I do still occasionally blog here. So this is the top 5 most viewed posts of the year:
But if this is true, then alumni donations are not donations at all. Rather, they’re implicit transactions: alumni pay universities and [...]
The good folks over at Demos have given me an opportunity to write for their Policy Shop blog. So I will begin posting relevant things over there. Those things not relevant to their blog will of course keep coming here.
If you want to keep track of what I am writing here and [...]
What follows is a list of my top five posts from 2012, as measured by pageviews. Popular posts are not necessarily the best posts, but I think most of these are pretty good on the merits as well.
I had a database failure, and for some reason reader comments are not showing up. Because I use disqus, I know those comments are not actually stored in my database. So there is some hope that I will recover them. But for the time, they are gone. Just in case you were wondering.
Edit: They’re [...]
On the right sidebar, I have a variety of mechanisms for following this blog, but until today no facebook page. So if you are on facebook and want to get new posts in your facebook news feed or want to show some social media solidarity, you can now like the blog on facebook. [...]
I am on vacation for the next two weeks. It is very unlikely that I will blog during that period. So regular readers will need to get their fix elsewhere. I highly recommend this clever fellow for those looking for new and interesting content.
Because the next academic semester is beginning, I will not be able to post as frequently. During this break, I posted quite a bit of content and tacked on a significant number of new followers and rss subscribers thanks largely to George Monbiot’s piece in the Guardian. To those newcomers, I just wanted [...]
So far I have been mainly trying to produce pieces that are consistent with the usual newspaper and magazine styles of opinion writing. I have decided that this style has too much downside and almost no upside. It takes a significant amount of time to stylize it in that manner. Unless you are really interested [...]