They say that the pace of casualties in Iraq has actually risen (WashPost) since Bush declared “mission accomplished”.
Is it that politicians are courting the tech community or is it that the tech community is embracing politics? Either way I think it’s progress (Wired).
The economy is recovering. For everyone but workers that is (NYTimes). Is it entirely true? One thing for certain is that the white collar worker is now facing what the blue collar worker did in the 1980s (Yahoo!). This must be the real new economy (CNN) taking hold. Don’t tell that to workers at I.B.M. (NYTimes) who have gotten some disturbing news.
The terror alerts over Christmas did not dampen our holidays but you can’t say the same for Musharraf (CSMonitor).
The flight cancellations in France (BBC) were topics of discussion however.
Everyone should thank those who stand to protect us overseas and at home.
Did you know that China is changing it’s constitution to protect property rights (IHT)? If so this is a too little talked about positive development for the entire world.
Sometimes volunteering can lead to work (NYTimes).
Did you know that the glass ceiling has been cracked (WashTimes)?: “The Bureau of Labor Statistics data indicates that, as of Nov. 30, women represent 50.6 percent of the 48 million employees in management, professional and related occupations.”
Sometimes we underestimate the value of teaching (Jamie Jamison). My sixth grade teacher had a tremendous impact on my entire life.