I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke

A sign on the Greek island of Crete

If you’re as old as I am, you might remember the 1971 advertisement featuring the song “I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke.” It was a classic! Well, forty-one years later, you can buy the world a coke just about anywhere. I thought I’d share a few photos from my recent trip to the [Read More...]

Reading the Times: Poor Quality College Education; Internet Censored in Turkey

Your So-Called Education Sociologists Richard Arum (NYU) and Josipa Roksa (UVa) report on the discouraging findings from their study of undergraduate education. Parents, brace yourselves: We would be happy to join in the celebrations if it weren’t for our recent research, which raises doubts about the quality of undergraduate learning in the United States. Over [Read More...]


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