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Today in Our Tech Bro Betters

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On April 21, 2019
Our tech betters sure are awesome, conning towns into handing over their education systems to them with predictably disastrous results: Eight months earlier, public schools near Wichita had rolled out a web-based platform and curriculum from Summit Learning. The Silicon Valley-based program promotes an educational approach called “personalized learning,” which uses online tools to customize […]
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Today in Old-Timey Racism

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On January 9, 2018
Kansas, always bringing the class. A Kansas state lawmaker made racist comments about blacks and marijuana, saying that African-Americans had the worst response to the drug because of their “character makeup, their genetics.” The lawmaker, Republican Rep. Steve Alford of Ulysses, apologized Monday amid mounting criticism. Alford made the statements over the weekend at a […]

Compete Everywhere

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On April 15, 2017

In the aftermath of the Kansas special election, there was a lot of the typical Democratic infighting, with the left angry that Democrats didn’t do more in a district that swung over 20 points f

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Racist in Chief

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On February 28, 2017
Donald Trump is showing the leadership one would expect in the aftermath of the racist murder of Indian engineers in Kansas. At some point, embarrassingly late begins to verge on something more disquieting. President Donald Trump has silently planted himself in that space. Nearly a week has passed since two India-born engineers were singled out […]
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