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Michael Young

The Global Search for Education: UK on Testing

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.09.2013 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Are the new performance measures proposed by Michael Gove a solution to "teaching to a test," improving standards and the overall quality of learning for all students in the UK education system?

WOW: British Man Gives Away Inheritance To Random Do-Gooders

Sarah Medina | Posted 09.20.2012 | Good News

When Anthony Perry inherited a sizable sum from his racist, extremely right-wing stepfather, he decided to give away small chunks of the money to rand...

The Global Search for Education: Knowledge

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.12.2011 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Fueled by international test scores which indicate that the UK is lagging behind other nations in education, the British education debate has focused on a number of issues.

All-Star Second Baseman Sick Of His Own Team

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Texas' All-Star second baseman Michael Young requested a trade on Monday and is reportedly sick of the Rangers organization. According to Ken Rosenth...

Book Review: Michael Young, The Ghosts of Martyrs Square

Hussain Abdul-Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hussain Abdul-Hussain

The Ghosts of Martyrs Square captures the rise and fall of the democracy frenzy in Lebanon between 2005 and 2009.

TV's Tonight Show for Kids Was Loved By Adults, Too

Anthea Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Anthea Raymond

Imagine a children's television show popular with celebrities, especially musicians. It was on early Sunday morning and coincided with the end of their Saturday nights.

Prize of the Meritocracy

Rob Fishman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rob Fishman

Goldman Sachs is, by its own account, a meritocracy -- a word first used by Michael Young in 1958. In the half-century since, we seem to have forgotten that the original work was satire.

The South African Talks: A Template for Peace

Michael Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Young

The South African peace negotiations template can serve as a model for facilitating peace efforts around the world today, from the Middle East, to Afghanistan, to Iran, to the Basque area of Spain.

Costas Interviews President Obama

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Before President Obama stepped on the pitcher's mound at Busch Stadium to throw out the 2009 All Star Game's first pitch, he took a moment to talk wit...