Author Archives: Ken Dowell

The Jukebox Story: Evolving Technology

Four European immigrants who changed the industry. Continue reading

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The Jukebox Story: Whose Idea Was This Anyway?

Was it the inventor of the “nickel-in-the-slot” machine? Continue reading

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Can Betsy DeVos Save the For-Profit College Industry?

Corrupting the U.S. Department of Education Continue reading

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You Call This a University?

Trump University 2005-2010 Continue reading

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Sheltering in Place with Nature

Garret Mountain Reservation Continue reading

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Let’s Social Distance and Quarantine Like It’s 1918

The doctors, deniers and poets of the Spanish flu pandemic. Continue reading

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RIP Seward Johnson, Sculpture Larger Than Life

Seward Johnson, 1930-2020 Continue reading

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All the Debt Without the Degree: A For-Profit College Case Study

The spectacular rise and fall of Corinthian Colleges. Continue reading

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Blame Ben Franklin: The History of For-Profit Colleges

The commercial for-profit college business is older than the United States itself. Continue reading

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The For-Profit College Industry: Dropouts, Debt and Padlocked Doors

Why the education-for-profit industry in the U.S. is tanking. Continue reading

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