Monthly Archives: May 2016

Why student evaluations are bad metrics

On another social media site a colleague posted an article on why student evaluations are gender biased. I posted it on our faculty list which prompted a colleague of mine to respond with this rant. i think it sums up … Continue reading

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My take on the election in the Excited States

One thing that Trump “says” he will do is revisit NAFTA which has been an anchor around the necks of working people and a boon to the rich in Canada. That might be good for us. I can’t stand any … Continue reading

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Why and How Canadians are racists

Friday, May 13, 2016 http://indigenousnationhood.blogspot.ca/2016/05/canadians-are-not-racist-indigenous.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+IndigenousNationhood+(Indigenous+Nationhood)   Canadians are not racist? Indigenous Invisibility versus the Convenience of Racist Indifference This week, former Prime Minister Paul Martin, told the media that the failure to address the many overlapping crises faced by Indigenous … Continue reading

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What the military are for

Had to laugh at this headline: Saudis use armoured vehicles to suppress internal dissent. Armies etc are not for protecting the people from external enemies; their main purpose is to protect the rich of any country from the rest of … Continue reading

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The Oily Irony of Ft. McMurray

A good pal of mine wrote this on FB this morning and it is worth sharing. “Oh oily irony–watched the news broadcast from Ft. McGreasey last night to witness giant gas guzzling pickup trucks stuck in massive gridlock trying to … Continue reading

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