Retail // ShopRite // Staples // Closings //
Retailers are interested in watching and manipulating customers. Early efforts were primative but now they are moving on to wearables and bearables. Shoprite digital receipt program lets you search your information - and realize how much they know about you, Many retailers are closing or merging with a resultant loss of retail diversity. The new mobile shopping apps can provide personalized pricing - not to your benefit. Thanks to the call from Jim McGraw (Seattle).
Welcome to new affiliate station KLID in Poplar Bluff Missouri.
ShopRite offers digital receipts
ShopRite debuts new mobile shopping app
ShopRite (United States) - (wiki)
Nine retailers closing the most stores
John Horvat II // Common Core //
Katherine and John deplore the lack of manners in today's society. John explains what Common Core is, what it entails, and how it impacts not just the students and teachers but all of us. A wealth of information. The classics are gone. No Iliad, no Odyssey, no Shakespeare, no cursive. Many states and districts are rethinking this now that they see what it entails.
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Common Core State Standards Initiative (wiki)
Advocates for Academic Freedom
Eight problems with Common Core Standards
Eric Bibb - Needed Time
Tom Paxton - What Did You Learn in School Today
Pink Floyd - Another Brick in The Wall