Ostrich Syndrome
Ostrich Syndrome
The War on Terror—or, Rather, Terror’s War on Us

Those who fear that “war on terror” rhetoric leads to poor choices in the conflict need to rebase their arguments—not on whether there is a war on terror but on how best to fight it.

Ostrich Syndrome
Yes, Academia, Winter Is Still Coming

The business model for PhDs is functionally off. Graduate schools are minting far more PhDs than the market can absorb. The problem is that the post-World War 2 university system was built on the assumption of an ever expanding population of students needing more and more higher ed. Therefore there was a need for each generation to produce more professors than the last. This is not unlike what plagues other blue mode constructs such as Medicaid and the various defined-benefit pension schemes.

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