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  • Tuesday 24 August 2004 : Confusing Cause and Effect

    Teachers are apparently starting to use purple pens to correct papers because red is too ‘harsh’. I wonder whether it occurs to them that is purple is used to point out students’ mistakes, it too will be seen as harsh.

  • Thursday 19 August 2004 : Racist Metro Staff & Lazy(?) Journalism

    The Washington Post interestingly mischaracterizes a passenger’s encounter with a Metro station manager.

  • Tuesday 14 October 2003 : School Performance, Poverty, and ‘Diversity’

    'Minority' students in Montgomery County, Maryland score lower than 'white' students, and the answer, of course, is more 'diversity'.

  • Thursday 08 May 2003 : Politics, Entertainers, and Art
    The Clash have long been one of my favorite bands, even though they were an overtly political group that championed theories that I believe to be diametrically wrong. That they came out of the mess of 1970s Britain does not give them a pass; but their music was great, and it's certainly worth listening to, whatever their politics. I have...
  • Thursday 21 November 2002 : Thoughtcrime Prosecution in Britain

    Hate-crime laws are being used to harass people with merely unpopular, rather than hateful, opinions.

  • Tuesday 19 November 2002 : One Little Indian

    A tale of 'cultural sensitivity' run amok.

  • Thursday 18 January 2001 : Multiculturalism is a Load of Crap

    Vintage Tino! What the Klan and the Multiculturalists have in common.