Archive for July, 2012

The problem with professors

July 8, 2012 Leave a comment

A character in an old Cary Grant movie shares a blunt opinion about the academy.

You’re a professor and it’s hard to make you understand anything that ain’t in a book… Well, most of what goes on in the world ain’t in a book. (“People Will Talk”)

Democracy Project postings, July 5-8

July 8, 2012 Leave a comment

I have five new postings on the reborn American Democracy Project site at IU South Bend, small entries with links to recent articles and podcasts that give interesting clues to things that influence the quality of democracy.