Archive for April, 2012

As expected, CISPA will pass and violate our online privacy

Friday, April 20th, 2012

It's sad but not surprising to see that the successor to SOPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA, H.R. 3523), is gaining support in the House of Representatives and seems likely to pass there. I had little doubt this would happen, but the quickness with which Congress has ...

Peter Gray’s worldwide “unschooling” survey

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Peter Gray has written an absolutely fascinating series of articles about the alternative form of home-based education called "unschooling" and the families who practice it. Gray is a professor of psychology who runs the blag "Freedom to Learn" at Psychology Today, in which he often writes about education from an ...

Bob Murphy interview on the Peter Schiff Show

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

I liked several things Bob Murphy had to say in his recent appearance on the Peter Schiff Show podcast, which was guest-hosted by Tom Woods. The two main topics they discussed were the contradictions between Keynesians and Austrians even though they have the same empirical data and the justice of ...