VOTD:: How To Play Like Philip Glass

This video made me happy. There is a way that good music just seems to be. Like there is no other way that the notes could have been arranged. The music of Philip Glass never fails to move me and though videos like this in the vein of demystifying Philip Glass’ music may be oft-putting […]

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In Memoriam::20th anniversary of Montreal Massacre: We remember : Sciencewomen

20th anniversary of Montreal Massacre: We remember Category: Alice shares… Posted on: December 6, 2009 5:22 PM, by Alice On December 6, 1989, an armed gunman named Marc Lepine entered an engineering classroom at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, Quebec. He demanded all 48 men in the class leave the room, lined up all 9 women […]

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ROTD::Do Working Men Rebel? Insurgency and Unemployment

Do Working Men Rebel? Insurgency and Unemployment in Iraq and the Philippines Most aid spending by governments seeking to rebuild social and political order is based on an opportunity-cost theory of distracting potential recruits. The logic is that gainfully employed young men are less likely to participate in political violence, implying a positive correlation between […]

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