Human Cost of Our Electronics

My laptop is made by Dell and I use an Ipod to listen to music and to learn and play birdsongs. So the column by business writer Al Lewis about Chinese factory workers jumping to their deaths hit me where I live. 

The factory in Shenzhen, China is operated by Foxconn, which assembles iPods, Dell […]

By |June 7th, 2010|Categories: Reputation||0 Comments

Closing a Failing School

Philips Elementary School has been a prominent part of the Park Hill neighborhood of NE Denver, commanding one corner of the busy intersection of Monaco Parkway and Montview Blvd.  The news that Philips was closing was a surprise, but the seeds of failure were sown many years ago.

My son attended Philips in the mid-1980's. […]

By |June 2nd, 2010|Categories: Education||0 Comments