“Not Necessarily the (Radio) News”

    In the fall of 1998, NPR ran a year-long series called “Lost and Found”.  Every Friday, NPR would feature a story about a certain type of recording.  It could be one of the first sounds that was recorded by a phonograph, a recording of the wilderness, or an audio clip from an old-time…

“Dumbing Down” to Land a Job?

In the past three months, the topic of unemployment here on this blog has generated interest and information.  From unemployment and homeless to how the employed and Congress “view” the unemployed, the issue of unemployment isn’t going away by a snap of the finger. Contrary to conventional wisdom, people who are unemployed do not want…