Saturday Link Love: ABA, Dr. Fraud, and Trump Supporters

Saturday Link Love is a feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier.I Abused Children for a Living, Diary of a Birdmad Girl---"I was hired off the street with no background in child development, no knowledge of autism or ABA, and no experience working with children, let alone autistic children." "Paging Dr. Fraud": The Fake Publishers That Are Ruining … [Read more...]


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Voice in the Wind: You Tell Yourself That, Marcus

Voice in the Wind, pp. 96-103After last week's post, several readers took issues with some of my states, arguing that Rivers' was correct in some of her portrayals of gladiatorial life. I intended to do some more reading on gladiators before this weeks' post, but that didn't happen. We're back to Marcus and Julia anyway, and hopefully I'll get my hands on some better information before we return to Atretes again. Thanks everyone for your comments!This week Marcus is taking Julia to the … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 114: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]


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Saturday Link Love: Black Teachers, Princess Diana, and Dining with a Woman

Saturday Link Love is a new feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier.We're Losing Tens of Thousands of Black Teachers. Here's why. on Mother Jones---"In Philadelphia, the number of black teachers declined by 18.5 percent between 2001 and 2012. In Chicago, the black teacher population dropped by nearly 40 percent. And in New Orleans, there was a 62 pe … [Read more...]


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Voice in the Wind: Historically Inaccurate Gladiators

Voice in the Wind, pp. 81-95 This week Atretes arrives at the ludus at Capua. A ludus was a gladiatorial training school. Interestingly, it was from this ludus that Spartacus and his associates escaped almost 150 years before our story.Malcenus sells Atretes to Scorpus, the owner of the lupus. Perhaps not surprisingly given what we've been told about him so far, Atretes refuses to swear the oath of the gladiator and is put in "the hole" for four days, without room to sit up or stretch his … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 113: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]


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Saturday Link Love: Customs Janitor, White Teachers, and Murder or Self-Defense

Saturday Link Love is a new feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier.I only have three to share this week, but they're all three extra through provoking!A Janitor Preserves Seized Belongings of Immigrants, on The New Yorker---"Tom Kiefer was a Customs and Border Protection janitor for almost four years before he took a good look inside the tras … [Read more...]


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