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United Nations Ignores Economics Of Climate Change: Nobel laureate William Nordhaus says the costs of proposed CO2 cuts aren’t worth it

Wall Street Journal by Bjorn Lomborg Oct. 9, 2018 6:51 pm  Yale professor William Nordhaus speaks in New Haven, Conn., Oct. 8. PHOTO: MICHELLE MCLOUGHLIN/REUTERS The global economy must be transformed immediately to avoid catastrophic climate damage, a new United … Continue reading

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Why We Teach: A Review of “The Roasted Professor” (Book by Larry Laforge) (Review by Tom Baker, alias Profesorbaker)

“The first necessity for the short story…is necessariness. The story, that is to say, must spring from an impression or perception pressing enough, acute enough to have made the writer write.” -Elizabeth Bowen Hello Dear Reader, As you know, I … Continue reading

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ZEITGEIST: MOVING FORWARD | OFFICIAL RELEASE | 2011

Monopoly, the board game, is fun to play. When I was a kid, I used to play it almost every day with a friend of mine called Robert. Robert usually won. Maybe because he was the one who was always … Continue reading

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Teaching Challenge: Voodoo Economics

After looking at this video for three consecutive reruns, and laughing so hard that my sides are still hurting, I had a sober thought. What could be done to change this video into a positive example of teaching (and learning)? … Continue reading

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LEARN ENGLISH FROM A NATIVE SPEAKER

Today I ran across a video entitled, “Learn English From A Native Speaker”, on YouTube. I thought I’d take a look and see what it was about. The video began, “Do you want to learn English?” Would you prefer to … Continue reading

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