SAT adversity score: the road to perdition?

Ed Park, MD culture wars, dr ed park, economics, history, News 2 Comments

The College Board, who administers many of the test used in college admission standardized tests, is using 15 criteria such as single parenthood, income, crime rates, availability of AP courses etc to provide a context for the scores; it is like a golf handicap.

Liberal and progressive are opposite now

Ed Park, MD culture wars, dr ed park 9 Comments

If you accept the Wikipedia definition of liberalism, you find that the current people who describe themselves as “progressive” have become very illiberal although they (and their detractors) still call themselves liberals. I recommend that we stop using these terms interchangeably because once upon a time, being a liberal meant having core values of liberty and now it is just …