Issues

From the debate over education reform to the future of Middle Indiana’s quality of life, sometimes we break from the norm and sit down with people rolling up their sleeves and slugging it out in political and ideological boxing rings.

Memes and the Minimum Wage

One of those memes which seems to make a slam-dunk point is actually a grotesque false dichotomy and a symbol of how we distort logic in order to perpetuate suffering. Editorial Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed on this web site are solely those of the original authors. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of National Road …

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Notes from the Edge, A Journal of Social Distancing Part Three

Notes from The Edge: The Chronicles of my Social Distancing amid the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic Thursday, March 19th [dropcap]S[/dropcap]leeping in has become part of the new routine, though there are varying definitions of what that means in our house. I’m up today around 9:30, which seems to be the running average for me, but my …

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Notes from the Edge, A Journal of Social Distancing Part Two

Notes from The Edge: The Chronicles of my Social Distancing amid the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic Monday, March 16th awaken to my friend’s irate text and roughly 100 emails from students. I’d asked them to respond to an email from last week, acknowledging that they understand how their courses will proceed in on-line-only format and, surprisingly, …

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How the Ed-Reformers Blew It: Four Massive Screw-Ups

After arguing for decades that “schools should be run like businesses” Indiana’s education reformers simply swapped out one bureaucracy for a vastly more complex substitute.  They failed.  They blew it. Now, they’re getting you mad at me, so that you won’t turn your pitchforks on them.   It was the grand illusion.  The great promise, …

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American Feudalism: Why NFL Teams Shouldn’t be Owned by Individuals

The problem isn’t the game.  It’s the people who own the game. Editorial Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed on this web site are solely those of the original authors and other contributors. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of National Road Magazine, the NRM staff, and/or any/all contributors to this site. …

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