Jeffco school reformers face social-media lynching

By |October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Colorado, Education, Politics|Tags: , , |

(By Melanie Sturm, ’76 Contributor) As a giant marketplace of ideas, Facebook is an astonishing barometer, for better or worse. Its force-multiplying “likes” and “shares” can direct masses toward aspirational “Arab Spring”-type movements or incite mobs with false grievances, […]

Think Again: Inequality and a tale of two Ukrainians

By |February 27th, 2014|Categories: America|Tags: , , , , , , |

Last week, as Ukrainian emigre- turned-tech tycoon Jan Koum prepared to cash a multibillion-dollar check from Facebook — acquirer of his startup “WhatsApp” — Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich was checking out of his Gatsby-esque estate where he’d cached his stolen plunder. […]