Honors Economics
AP Comparative Government

The claim of progress is correct as long as it is not taken to be a claim of perfection.

Jeffery Sachs

Intro to Cultural Anthropology
H.D. Economics
AP Comparative Government

Articles of Interest

Articles from 2009-2010
Here is what a trillion dollars looks like
Here is an article about a new jihadi code
Here is an article about witches in Kenya
Here is an article about the science of success
Here and here are fun geography tests
Here is an article about albinos in Tanzania
Here is a great video about a simple item created for kids
Here is an article about children slaves in Pakistan
Check out how the decade has changed things
Here is an article on child sex slavery in Cambodia
What does it mean to be middle class
Be careful with your Facebook page
An article and video on the Guinea Worm

Articles from 2010-2011
Here is a website on innovation
Transforming Kenya one bridge at a time
Children killed as witches in Nigeria
Money and happiness
Boy earns 1 cent a goat in slaughter trade
A boy and a bike in Zimbabwe
A man's job is to climb a tower 1768 feet tall (video)
India's wall of death
Why religion breeds happiness:  Friends
Article about Steve Wozniak
Why your Facebook ID is marketers' Holy Grail
Are Americans as Poor as They Feel?
Apple engineer re-creates ancient computer with Legos
African Huts Far From the Grid Glow With Renewable Power
Student tracking finds limited learning in college
The World's Happiest Countries
Muhammad Yunus faces removal
End of store fitting rooms?
Ending modern slavery
Income Inequality:  Where do you fall?
Myths about the rich and poor
Top 1% and what they make
Commodities of Depreciating Value
Americans Flunk Budget IQ test
Happiest careers in America
Economic music videos!
A guy quits his job and moves to Rwanda to work with
George Ayittey on Cheetahs vs. Hippos:  The Future of Africa
Getting Smart on Aid
The tent that turns into concrete in less than 24 hours
Why your brain needs vacation
Why is America the no vacation nation?
Forever Young?  In Some way, yes.
Thiel Fellowship Pays 24 Talented Students $100,000 Not to Attend College

Articles from 2011-2012
Will computers replace teachers?
College is a waste of time
Rebellion of an Innovation Mom
Banks sell your shopping habits
Google is changing your brain, study says, and don't you forget it
Indiana teen's racy photos are free speech
Life in "trash land"
Kids sue mother for being a "bad mom"
Throat singer of Mongolia
Robert Reich explains the credit downgrade
A club where rich people break things
el General, the voice of Tunsia
National debt facts
Is technology for good for the classroom?
Plastic coke bottles become light source in homes
Poverty rate rises in America
What if the secret to success is failure?
Amazing wingsuit video
Technology in the classroom (with me in the article)
How Whole Foods "primes" you to shop
Beyond Red vs. Blue: The Political Typology
The rising cost of raising a child
How much 'forced labor' fuels your lifestyle?
New "fat tax" in Denmark
Things Student loan companies won't tell you
Raising minimum wages in certain states
Bay area cost of living up 18%
India announces $35 tablet computer for rural poor
Wozniak remembers Steve Jobs
Three women's rights activists share Nobel Peace Prize
Steve Jobs commencement speech at Stanford
Jeffery Sachs on 7 Billion people on the planet
Earn $2,000 a night as a boomtown stripper
The 53%: We are NOT Occupy Wall Street
Why The Economy Looks Like Expansion, Feels Like Recession
The plastic surgery a model needs to look like Barbie
More Americans than Chinese can’t put food on the table
Is the tide turning against the killing of 'cursed' infants in Ethiopia?
Photos of victim, the other an oppressor in the Rwanda genocide
More Facebook Friends, Fewer Real Ones, Says Cornell Study
2012 candidates slip on Econ 101
How Ants Wage War
'Nymwars' debate over online identity explodes
Congress Approval Rating Lower Than Porn, Polygamy, BP Oil Spill, 'U.S. Going Communist'
The Face of Modern Slavery
Girls Just Want to Go to School
Failure is Good
$34.3 billion in vacation days to go unused this year
Enticing words printed on bags of potato chips have a lot to say about social class, Stanford researchers find
The humble potato chip and packaging language target class distinctions
Clothing Giant H&M Defends ‘Perfect’ Virtual Models
Census shows 1 in 2 people are poor or low-income
The overjustification effect
Paul Zak: Trust, morality -- and oxytocin
The Scientific Search for the World's Funniest Joke
Funny commercials made in Japan
Gossip may have social purpose, study says
Biggest Holders of US Government Debt
Disruptions: Facebook Users Ask, 'Where's Our Cut?'
Last World War I Veteran dies
Why people believe misinformation
Job gap between young and old
Why American Kids are Brats
It costs 2.4 cents to make a penny
Bras liberate women from Sex Slavery
Are rich more unethical?
$50 turns ditch water into drinking water
Animated version of what motivates us
Instruction for Masses Knocks Down Campus Walls
Archbishop Mitty High School embraces iPad as learning tool
Slave master becomes an abolitionist
Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?
British Gameshow Contestant Puts On Badass Display Of Game Theory
The Man Who Quit Money
World's largest economies
Millennials struggle with financial literacy
Nutella maker to pay $3M in lawsuit over false nutritional claims
Creating Innovators: Why America's Education System Is Obsolete
The Inflation of Life - Cost of Raising a Child Has Soared
The Trouble with Profiling
We're No. 1! We're No. 1! We're ... uh ... not?

Articles 2013 to 2014
The psychology of color and branding
There is more to life than being happy
Prisoners dilemma in real life
Maps that will help you make sense of the world
Kids shouldn't have phones so they can learn empathy
When your music video is not secretly an advertisement
The funny or die video of the Chipotle scarecrow ad

Articles 2014 to 2015
Why Kids are better off without homework
Exposing the great poverty lie
The things employeers look for in recent grads
Readers absorb less on Kindles
Map shows what $100 is worth in each state
Roger Waters:  Why moral pervsity of US position in Gaza is stunning
Monkey's selfie cannot be copyrighted
The neuroscience of always be distracted
How the next generation is approaching society's biggest problems
The Rise of the Helicopter teacher
Turn on, Retweet, Tune out
If you are always working, you are not working well
Why capitalism has nothing to do with supply and demand
A smart way to skip college in pursuit of a job
The case for baning laptops in the classrom
Motivation and mindset anchoring
20 kids getting $100,000 to skip college
Correlation does not mean causation



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