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Amy Willis: June 2016

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Some Random Reading

Economic Education
Amy Willis
We all know at a general level that (K-12) schooling is legally compulsory...but might it be culturally compulsory as well? Kevin Currie-Knight, for FEE, thinks so. I'm inclined to agree, and will second his recommendation of Ivan Illich's Deschooling Society.... MORE

Weekend Grab Bag

Economic Education
Amy Willis
Malcolm Gladwell has a new podcast project, Revisionist History. The second episode relates the RAND/Pentagon study of enemy combatants during the Vietnam war. Can you measure morale??? The world of self-driving cars is getting a lot closer than I thought.... MORE

Big Day for Britain

Politics and Economics
Amy Willis
Today the United Kingdom will decide via referendum whether or not to remain in the European Union... What's at stake? The New York Times has this good summary of the issue. The Economist offers another good option here. And finally,... MORE

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