In “Whatever Gov. Perry Plans We Can Plan Better,” talked about the underhanded and ineffective nature of central planning, even when a Republican does it.
The Arlington city council has passed some troublesome restrictions on free speech.
With news that German state universities have dropped tuition fees, I think it’s worth keeping in context that traditional education models are dated and less than ideal means of facilitating learning. If that’s the case, then it seems the purpose has less to do with treating students as the customer and more with churning out a mass-produced product (the students) for corporate consumption.
Here’s another round of links to some commentary posted on the DFW ALL blog.
Some local copwatch participants received an invitation from the Arlington (TX) police department, seeking a meeting with the local department officials. It seemed to me that the police are fundamentally misunderstanding what genuine police accountability would mean.
What Chief Johnson overlooks is that decentralized police accountability organizations like the Peaceful Streets Project and Cop Block aren’t interested in the political reforms he could offer. They are seeking direct action to build alternatives that undermine, not make improvements upon, hierarchical control centers.
I wrote about the significance and merit of a black-only open carry group in Dallas.
I also wrote about Dalworthington Gardens, a suburb in North Texas, refusing to release documents about department policies on police checkpoints.
So not supporting the Likud Party agenda, like the majority of Israelis don’t, means one is not “standing with Israel,” is against against the common interest of the Israeli people, and in fact is a bigot. Is that right, Ted Cruz?
As Jeffrey Tucker more neatly explains, the value of a bitcoin is imputed from the payment transaction system of the network.