Monthly Archives: March 2016

Minding the Store

Generally, the idea that government should be run like a business is a canard.  The measuring sticks for success or failure in government are substantially different, the products less readily defined, the market fragmented and more difficult to understand. There is though, one basic element shared in the work of government and business.  There is […]

The Death of History

Today there was yet another story about a college out west somewhere that planned to dismember and bury its history department.  The removal of any history requirement from the college curriculum is so common place now that only rather obscure academic journals pay much attention to it.  One of the final candidates in the run […]