What is Up With Daredevil Season 2?

Before life happened, I wrote about Netflix’s Daredevil and some of the reasons his character makes me slightly uncomfortable. I’ve been watching Season 2 though, mostly because I just found out about The Defenders, and I harbour a deep and abiding love for Jessica Jones, so I want to be caught up. Now Daredevil is making me uncomfortable for totally different reasons, though. Am I the only one that feels like they didn’t actually know where the…

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Whose Remains are These?

by Helen MasonBattle of Vimy RidgeThis year, Canadians celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada's birth as a nation. In April, many also celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. During that battle, four Canadian fighting divisions surged up the steep slope to attack German forces at the top. Only one of those divisions failed to meet all its objectives that first day. By April 12, Canadian soldiers and their allies held the…

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Whose Remains are These?

by Helen MasonBattle of Vimy RidgeThis year, Canadians celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada's birth as a nation. In April, many also celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. During that battle, four Canadian fighting divisions surged up the steep slope to attack German forces at the top. Only one of those divisions failed to meet all its objectives that first day. By April 12, Canadian soldiers and their allies held the…

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Brasser la cage (2) – «l’austérité joyeuse»

Les cinq chantiers proposés par l’IRIS dans son récent livre s’insèrent dans une vision d’une société où l’économie est «l’ensemble des activités socialement utiles et [dont] l’articulation doit être pensée sur le plan collectif» (p.18). Les auteures ne fournissent pas de référence pour cette vue de l’économie, mais ce qui est clair est qu’elle est plutôt incompatible avec la vision de l’économie néoclassique. Ces chantiers fournissent en fait quelques fondements d’une nouvelle société et non, comme elles veulent,…

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#422 Is Our Children Learning

This week on science for the people, we're taking on the educational system. We'll be talking with Ulrich Boser about what people think they know about education. It turns out that education is a lot like driving: everyone thinks they're well above average in their knowledge, which means half of us are probably wrong. Then, we'll speak with education researcher Luis Leyva about how math education privileges some at the expense of others. We may…

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