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Leaders Gather to Save the World

The UN wants to limit global warming to 2C, but international co-operation has been slow in coming

Tom Bawden Environment Editor
@BawdenTom

Almost 150 heads of state, including David Cameron, Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, are heading to Paris for the start of the most important environmental meeting for decades.

Ahead of the summit, more than […]

By |November 29th, 2015|Science and Technology|1 Comment

American Dream funding may be delayed by Poor Planning and Incompetence

NOVEMBER 25, 2015    LAST UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2015, 1:21 AM
BY JOHN BRENNAN
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

The sale of $1 billion in government bonds — a key financing element to ensure there is sufficient funding to complete the American Dream Meadowlands shopping and entertainment complex — may not be issued until early next year, officials […]

By |November 25th, 2015|Bergen County|9 Comments

Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America

Social dysfunction can be traced to the abandonment of reason
Post published by David Niose on Jun 23, 2015 in Our Humanity, Naturally

The tragedy in Charleston last week will no doubt lead to more discussion of several important and recurring issues in American culture—particularly racism and gun violence—but these dialogues are unlikely to bear much fruit […]

By |June 24th, 2015|American History|0 Comments

Scholars Protest New AP U.S. History Standards

Daniel Lattier | June 12, 2015

This week, an impressive list of scholars across the nation published a letter opposing the new framework for the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) exam in U.S. History. You can read the full letter here.

As you may know, millions of U.S. high school students take an AP U.S. History course […]

By |June 16th, 2015|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

Baltimore: A Legacy of Failed State Experiments

The city got the full brunt of state coercion, decade after decade

JEFFREY A. TUCKER

April 29, 2015

If you have seen The Wire, you know the score. There are consequences to state management of any social order. Baltimore is a paradigmatic case. How long can people continue to evade the obvious lessons?

It began more than 100 years […]

By |May 3rd, 2015|big government|1 Comment

It’s Getting Stupid on Iran

From pretending only Republicans oppose a deal to pretending the U.S.’ reputation is in jeopardy, the stupid on Iran is reaching new highs.

Ed Krayewski|Apr. 6, 2015 12:15 pm

U.S., Iranian, and other negotiators from around the world are going to spend the next two and a half or so months hammering out a deal over Iran’s […]

By |April 7th, 2015|foreign policy|0 Comments

STUCK ON STUPID : N.J. Senate committee examining state’s economic recovery

MARCH 31, 2015, 12:55 PM    LAST UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2015, 12:57 PM

BY DUSTIN RACIOPPI
STATE HOUSE BUREAU |
THE RECORD

State senators are looking for answers why New Jersey has become an economic island of the Northeast as the country continues to recover from the Great Recession.

On the second day of testimony by state leaders on […]

By |March 31st, 2015|Trenton|1 Comment

Stuck on Stupid :N.J. economy not generating big bucks in state budget, lawmakers told

Stuck on Stupid :N.J. economy not generating big bucks in state budget, lawmakers told
By Samantha Marcus | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

TRENTON — New Jersey’s mediocre economic recovery has the state Legislature’s financial analysts betting low on how much money the state will take in next year.

But that doesn’t mean there will be another big […]

By |March 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Business tax rebates go unpaid by New Jersey

Business tax rebates go unpaid by New Jersey

FEBRUARY 17, 2015, 9:49 PM    LAST UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015, 9:49 PM
BY HUGH R. MORLEY
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

As the state pours billions of dollars in business tax breaks into programs aimed at strengthening New Jersey’s struggling economy, it has put the brakes on another incentive program, […]

By |February 18th, 2015|anti business NJ|1 Comment

Some schools in North Jersey dropping midterms, finals

Some schools in North Jersey dropping midterms, finals

DECEMBER 20, 2014, 11:23 PM    LAST UPDATED: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2014, 11:28 PM
BY HANNAN ADELY
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

It looked as if Wayne High School students would miss the equivalent of 30 days of new instruction this year because of tests, trips, assemblies and snow days.

So school officials […]

By |December 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|2 Comments