Tuesday, December 21, 2004

The religious policeman

I came across an interesting site called the The Religious Policeman by a Saudi man critical of the Kingdom's policies. The site has some excellent pictures as well.

Tuesday, December 07, 2004

Little Sammy gets another F

According to a Washington Post article, the gap between U.S. students and their Asian and European counterparts in the sciences and math continues to grow! Perhaps China will give us Most Favored Nation Status and allow us to flip their hamburgers.

Monday, December 06, 2004

Mass-media and Democracy

Today I came across an interesting article by Agner Fog titled The supposed and real role of mass-media in democracy.

Wednesday, December 01, 2004

Blogging as hegemonic discourse

Anti-everything has an interesting post in which he poses the question of how to bring "positive, progressive change worldwide without imposing the form and content of that change. . . . Are blogging and other forms of Internet activism just new modes of bourgeois hegemonic discourses?"