Category Archive: Government

Mar 27

What is “White”?

When I was in high school I took an accelerated class that was constructed by Tuft’s University. It was called the EPIIC program, or Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship. My year the topic happened to be ‘Race & Racism’. We read, reviewed, debated and wrote about articles on race and racism from all …

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Mar 26

Looks like you can’t trust that ‘Energy Star’ Label

The [wikipedia]Government Accountability Office[/wikipedia], a arm of the US Congress that audits and evaluates government offices, recently “punk’d” the Environmental Protection Agency.  Apparently the EPA bureaucrats approved a whole assortment of bogus products.  75% of the 20 products submitted that ranged from a gasoline powered alarm clock to a product that claimed to be an …

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