So, West Virginia teachers (some of whom are unionized, but whose unions are not recognized by the state) have been on strike for a week, continuing even after their union leadership struck a deal with the governor. (The strikers fear, … Continue reading
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Had a great time at March for Science MN last weekend. (The fact that it was in the 70s and sunny didn’t hurt!) Here are some photos. Some more posters I liked but didn’t get good photos of included … Continue reading
I occasionally joke about how small the population of Wyoming is. Nevertheless, it is shocking to see numbers like this: Liz Cheney won the competitive statewide Republican primary for an open seat in the House of Representatives with fewer than … Continue reading
This very strange story has finally been resolved, more or less: the mother has been convicted, with sentencing and the trials of the co-conspirators still to come. The extra-special highlight is that Michelle MacDonald, her crazy lawyer, is running again … Continue reading
What does the author of this sentence think “one-size-fits-all” means? Our economy is too diverse for a one-size-fits-all sick and safe leave policy to work, particularly if enacted differently in each local community. The associated good news is that Minneapolis … Continue reading
I have no idea how one is supposed to parse this lead sentence: WASHINGTON — Six states that allow marijuana use have legal tests to determine driving while impaired by the drug that have no scientific basis, according to a … Continue reading
An article in the Times entirely about street trees? Be still my heart! Anyhow, it’s the usual story: once upon a time someone thought that it would be a good idea to widely spread an Asian ornamental in America, and … Continue reading