Publication: Crooked Timber

First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Breaking News! Wise to Forward Salaita Appointment to Trustees!

We are getting reports out of the University of Illinois that Chancellor Wise is going to forward the Salaita appointment to the Board of Trustees for a vote on September 11. A group of Gender and Women’s Studies students reports the following : From ... [Published Crooked Timber - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Salaita By the Numbers: 5 Cancelled Lectures, 3 Votes of No Confidence, 3849 Boycotters, and 1 NYT Article

The New York Times has weighed in with a strong piece on the Salaita affair. This is significant for two reasons. First, while we in academia and on social media or the blogosphere have been debating and pushing this story for weeks, it hasn’t really ... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Sunday photoblogging: Liverpool, St Luke’s Church steps

First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Sunday Photoblogging: The Last Day of Summer

For some people, anyway. I don’t normally post photos with people, but this little girl was born right on this blog and look at her now! All grown up and going to Martha’s Vineyard. Everyone’s glad to be home in Singapore eating roti prata and murtabak, ... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 31 2014]
Entities: Corn, Singapore
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

The peculiar status of PhD-employees

One thing that has struck me for years is the peculiar status of people taking a PhD-degree in the Netherlands (and in a few other continental European countries – I don’t know how many exactly). They are hired by the university, as employees, to write ... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Hoover channels LaRouche

Despite my attempts at zombie-slaying, the myth that Rachel Carson advocated and caused a worldwide ban on DDT, leading to the deaths of millions, keeps being reanimated. I came across an example that is interesting mainly because of its provenenance. ... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Rescuing the miners and the babies

On Monday I was having dinner with Robin Celikates and a bunch of PhD students who were this week attending a Summerschool on Dirty Hands and Moral Dilemma’s . Someone came up with the following case (none of us was quite sure about the author, but ... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

American Exceptionalism – A Double-Edged Word

I’m not surprised some conservatives are upset about the AP American History test . But I am bemused by the strength of the axiom Stanley Kurtz would oblige us to adopt, to keep things from getting politicized: “America is freer and more democratic ... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The “Other Operation” (crossposted at my blog)

Like others, I’m mystified by the “ice bucket challenge” in which, as I understand it, people agree to have a bucket of ice water dumped over their heads, rather than giving money to charity. This is reminiscent of the famous Piranha Brothers’ “Other ... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

The World Is Squared: Episode 1 – “Switzerland, Country of Joyce”

Thanks to P O’Neill in comments to my last post, for suggesting both the idea for this poor-man’s Friedman travelogue and its title. The first installment comes to you from the youth hostel in Grindelwald. 1. Telemachus I don’t really have much ... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Follow the Money at the University of Illinois

Inside Higher Ed has gotten some of the preliminary documents on the back and forth between Chancellor Wise, officials at the University of Illinois (including a top person in charge of fundraising), and a high-level donor, before Wise made her initial ... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sunday photoblogging: Bristol, the centre

Entities: Bristol

More Content

All (262) | News (0) | Reports (0) | Blogs (262) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
Breaking News! Wise to Forward Salaita Appointm... [Published Crooked Timber - 23 hours ago]
Salaita By the Numbers: 5 Cancelled Lectures, 3... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 01 2014]
Sunday Photoblogging: The Last Day of Summer [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 31 2014]
The peculiar status of PhD-employees [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 31 2014]
Hoover channels LaRouche [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 31 2014]
Sunday photoblogging: Liverpool, St Luke’s Chur... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 31 2014]
American Exceptionalism – A Double-Edged Word [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 30 2014]
Rescuing the miners and the babies [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 30 2014]
The “Other Operation” (crossposted at my blog) [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 27 2014]
The World Is Squared: Episode 1 – “Switzerland,... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 26 2014]
Follow the Money at the University of Illinois [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 25 2014]
Sunday photoblogging: Bristol, the centre [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 24 2014]
Freedom of the Press (if you own one?) [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 24 2014]
Republicans see Ebola, think DDT [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 24 2014]
2700 Scholars Boycott UI; Trustees to Meet Tomo... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 22 2014]
How can we convince rightwingers to accept clim... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 22 2014]
Lincoln in Manchester [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 21 2014]
Coming soon, to a city near you [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 21 2014]
The Laffer Event Horizon? [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 21 2014]
Ferguson, disorder, and change [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 20 2014]
“Bad Cess” [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 17 2014]
Ferguson, Missouri, update [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 17 2014]
The road from Sinjar to Tilbury is blocked [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 17 2014]
A myriad of posts [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 17 2014]
Sunday photoblogging: Severn Beach toward Avonm... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 17 2014]
The end of a glittering career …. [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 16 2014]
A libertarian moment, after all ? [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 16 2014]
Some notes on Ferguson, Missouri [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 14 2014]
Nearly 300 Scholars Declare They Will Not Engag... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 13 2014]
Origami [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 13 2014]
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
In Focus
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
Breaking News! Wise to Forward Salaita Appointm... [Published Crooked Timber - 23 hours ago]
We are getting reports out of the University of Illinois that Chancellor Wise is going to forward the Salaita appointment to the Board of Trustees for a vote on September 11. A group of Gender and Women’s Studies students reports the following : From ...
Salaita By the Numbers: 5 Cancelled Lectures, 3... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 01 2014]
The New York Times has weighed in with a strong piece on the Salaita affair. This is significant for two reasons. First, while we in academia and on social media or the blogosphere have been debating and pushing this story for weeks, it hasn’t really ...
Sunday Photoblogging: The Last Day of Summer [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 31 2014]
For some people, anyway. I don’t normally post photos with people, but this little girl was born right on this blog and look at her now! All grown up and going to Martha’s Vineyard. Everyone’s glad to be home in Singapore eating roti prata and murtabak, ...
The peculiar status of PhD-employees [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 31 2014]
One thing that has struck me for years is the peculiar status of people taking a PhD-degree in the Netherlands (and in a few other continental European countries – I don’t know how many exactly). They are hired by the university, as employees, to write ...
Hoover channels LaRouche [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 31 2014]
Despite my attempts at zombie-slaying, the myth that Rachel Carson advocated and caused a worldwide ban on DDT, leading to the deaths of millions, keeps being reanimated. I came across an example that is interesting mainly because of its provenenance. ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.