Monthly Archives June 2009

The truth about (American) colleges

Gary North writes regularly for the libertarian, free-market economics website LewRockwell.com. I’ve been impressed by his no-nonsense, fact-filled, humour-laced style (a combination of honest businessman and high-powered professor). Links in these articles led me to Dr North’s own website. Here, there’s free stuff and a subscribers-only area. The free stuff includes sections on college finances […]

Bad dependence

James Atherton is a retired teacher and teacher-trainer. He has an extensive website which I’ve referred to before on this blog. I came across this article of his on dependence while looking for something else. It strikes a chord with me because I teach in Japan, where people generally strongly believe that “the dependent leader […]