January was a tough month for the public sector, with job losses across the board and especially in education:
Your mileage may vary on the merits of this, but in general the balance of private-to-public employment has swung pretty heavily in the direction of the private sector over the past six years. It's an underrated trend.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
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Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.