Monthly Archives: February 2012

Scandinavian Seminar

I spent a weekend on the premises of Scandinavian Seminar in Amherst, MA a few decades ago for a gathering of the Folk Education Association of America.  Scandinavian Seminar sent students from the US to folk schools in Denmark.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Social Democratic Safety Net And Crime Rates, Is There A Correlation?

When the 99% movement began, talk radio host Ron Owens was puzzled as to what they were all about and this supplied a topic to discuss for hours of radio programming.  Recently I heard Ron Owens tell a story about … Continue reading

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