Scientific tools

By Gene Stowe

Integrating science into the prison-education program has been a challenge of logistics. How does one teach subjects that require sophisticated equipment and access to materials which might be off-limits within the prison walls?

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The Collapse of Individualism

By Gene Stowe

The word “individualism,” I fear, is going the way of such related words as “freedom,” “independence” and “self.” All these words have evolved so many meanings by now that they’re almost meaningless.

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Poorer and richer

By Gene Stowe

James X. Sullivan, Notre Dame associate professor of economics, argues that the conventional income-based measures of poverty used by the U.S. Census Bureau tell only part of the story.

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