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Monthly Archives: October 2007

It’s so big! Chevy gives the hybrid car a new look. Oct 22, 2007

So, simple question: Is this a good idea or a bad joke? Chevy seems to be on a something-for-everyone campaign they call “gas-friendly to gas-free,” but hopefully they’re not missing the point of fuel economy. Anyhow, I saw the an … Continue reading

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MLB Gets Owned – Batting Averages and the Public Domain Oct 21, 2007

This morning I stumbled across the program Moneyball on Fox Radio and found it truly fascinating. It’s an entire weekly show dedicated to discussing the sordid economics of sports. Of course, a lot of it consisted of the usual griping … Continue reading

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Some notes on the Apparatus, or "What Marxists have to say about boy cheerleaders." Oct 19, 2007

This last week, my class has been reading Giddens’ The Constitution of Society, which outlines his “theory of structuration.” I’ve read portions of this work once before, and I find that his rather dense wording is easier to sift through … Continue reading

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