Monthly Archives: July 2015

Recently Read Cont…

A few books I finished as the school year came to an end and summer began. The Handmaid’s Tale: Margaret Atwood. I appreciate Atwood’s distinction between “speculative fiction” and “science fiction.” The events in Handmaid’s Tale are truly dystopian, but probably … Continue reading

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Which Her People Intended Should Exist in All Future Time

The Washington Post reports that, under new state guidelines, schools in Texas should teach that slavery was a “side issue” to “state’s rights” in the Civil War. Ironically, the essential Sam Wineburg’s tweet brought this article to my attention. No … Continue reading

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