Day: July 9, 2008

A Word on Moderation

I’ve gotten half a dozen emails in the past two or three days about comments getting stuck in moderation. I’m not sure if it’s because we have an influx of new readers (welcome!) or if it’s because we just upgraded…

Immunity

So fucked: The Senate has approved a bill overhauling the rules on secret government eavesdropping and granting immunity to telecom companies that helped listen in on Americans after Sept. 11. The Senate passed the bill Wednesday, 69-28. It turned back…

Higher Education

I spent much of my 4th of July weekend reading Snapshots from Hell: The Making of an MBA by Peter Robinson. It’s a novelization of Mr. Robinson’s first year at Stanford Business School in 1988. Chapter Twenty of the book…

Thank You Jana Mackey

We lost Jana Mackey last week, a young feminist activist who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend. Adolfo Garcia-Nunez killed her, and after he was arrested killed himself. There’s a facebook group about Jana, where people are posting pictures and anecdotes…