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March 2019

Karl Marx Rises Again

Karl Marx is back from the dead. Not on a Soviet-style scale, mercifully, and not…

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July 2017

A Great Park for a Great City

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November 2014

Working for Superman: Texas Schools Turn to Hero Superintendents.

On a muggy August morning in 2012, school buses full of teachers, janitors, cooks and…

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July 2014

Now That’s Rich

Institutional Investor’s latest “rich list” in its Alpha magazine, its survey of the 25 highest-paid…

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Weight Associated with Diabetes Risk Differs by Ethnicity

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Black and Asian adults may be at risk for developing…

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Sam Chaltain: The Problem with Obama’s Plan for Teachers.

On one level, today’s news that the Obama administration is ordering states to devise strategies…

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Largest U.S. Teachers Union Calls for Education Secretary Duncan to Resign.

Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s relations with teachers unions just got more difficult. Delegates of the…

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Imagine a Trio of Boulevards Connecting Fair Park to Trinity Park

Throughout my career as an architect, I have been fortunate to visit many of the…

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Renewing Urban Renewal

Eager to jump-start local businesses and provide badly needed jobs amid the deep recession that…

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Bill Gates Needs to Drop His Common Core Obsession.

It’s hard to envision Bill Gates not getting exactly what he wants, or backing down…

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