The end of elite

Casually walking the dog. Louisa Albanese Walmart was going to disrupt the outdoors. It was late August, 2018, a year and a half after the retail leviathan purchased the online outdoor retailer Moosejaw[1] for a reported $51 million. Walmart was ready to put its investment to work. Walmart, as everyone knows, is the largest retailer on the planet. It sells...

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Joint Statement from the Department Of Homeland Security and Office of the Director of National Intelligence on Election Security

For Immediate Release DHS Press Office Contact: 202-282-8010 The U.S. Intelligence Community (USIC) is confident that the Russian Government directed the recent compromises of e-mails from US persons and institutions, including from US political organizations. The recent disclosures of alleged hacked e-mails on sites like DCLeaks.com and WikiLeaks and by the Guccifer 2.0 online persona are consistent with the methods...

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Why a literary scholar is locked in a war of words with a supermodel

A literary scholar and supermodel Lily Cole are feuding over what Wuthering Heights author Emily Bronte would think of plans to celebrate her 200th birthday. The bizarre scenario has sparked real debate about elitism and sexism in Britain. A literary scholar and a British supermodel are feuding over what Emily Bronte — the English novelist who wrote Wuthering Heights —...

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Are Gifted Programs Elitist?

by Todd Stanley Are gifted programs elitist? This is a criticism leveled upon gifted and talented programs. Some perceive because children are treated differently, with services designed to their specific learning needs, this means they are receiving special treatment. That is certainly one way to look at it. Another, more logical way to look at it is that special education...

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