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Bacon's Rebellion was an armed rebellion in 1676 by Virginia se...

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Bacon's Rebellion was an armed rebellion in 1676 by Virginia settlers led by Nathaniel Bacon against the rule of Governor William Berkeley. The colony's dismissive policy as it related to the political challenges of its western frontier, along with other challenges including leaving Bacon out of his inner circle, refusing to allow Bacon to be a part of his fur trade with the Indians, and Doeg Indian attacks, helped to motivate a popular uprising against Berkeley, who had failed to address the demands
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Justice for Whom?

Bacon's Rebellion (blog) - 18 Oct 2017
The Legal Aid Justice Center, which has released another report decrying differential rates of suspensions and expulsions in Virginia public schools, is described by the Richmond Times-Dispatch as an organization that “works to fight injustice.” I have ...
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Pipelines Clear Another Regulatory Hurdle

Bacon's Rebellion (blog) - 17 Oct 2017
Another regulatory barrier to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline has fallen. The board of trustees of the Virginia Outdoors Foundation unanimously approved Monday applications for “conversion of open space” by the two natural gas ...
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Chesterfield Debates Matoaca Mega-Site

Bacon's Rebellion - 13 Oct 2017
In August Governor Terry McAuliffe joined legislators and local government officials to announce plans to build an industrial “mega-site” in the Matoaca area of Chesterfield County. The county anticipates spending $9 million for preliminary engineering ...
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Virginia Gears up for Amazon HQ2 Pitch

Bacon's Rebellion - 12 Oct 2017
Bacon's Rebellion. Reinventing Virginia for the 21st Century. Skip to content. Home · About · James A. Bacon · Groveton · The Blog · Articles · CURA@VCU · Resources · Energy · ← How Medicaid Is Cannibalizing Virginia's Budget · Chesterfield Debates ...
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How Medicaid Is Cannibalizing Virginia's Budget

Bacon's Rebellion - 12 Oct 2017
Bacon's bottom line: Yeah, the Republican leaders are stingy bastards for not expanding Medicaid. But the alternative is worse. Latest news on the Boomergeddon front: The state of Illinois, which expanded its Medicaid program in 2013, incidentally, and ...
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More Nuggets from the Higher Ed Summit

Bacon's Rebellion - 12 Oct 2017
The 2017 Virginia Summit on Higher Education and Economic Competitiveness covered a wider range of topics than I could possibly pack into the one article I filed yesterday. Here are some other noteworthy factoids and observations that came out of that ...
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Bacon Bits: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Bacon's Rebellion - 28 Sep 2017
U.S. still globally competitive. The United States has climbed past Singapore to become the world's second most competitive economy — second only to Switzerland, according to the 2017-18 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic ...
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They Came, They Chanted, They Left

Bacon's Rebellion - 09 Oct 2017
The white nationalists were back in Charlottesville over the weekend, bearing torches and rallying around the draped statue of Robert E. Lee. Arriving in a tour bus, about 40 to 50 supremacists bore torches and chanted, “We'll be back.” After about ten ...
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Making the Link Between Higher-Ed and Economic Development

Bacon's Rebellion - 11 Oct 2017
Bacon's bottom line: While strong colleges and universities are essential components of technology-driven economic development, they are not sufficient in and of themselves. It is possible for the commonwealth to invest too much in higher-ed, getting ...
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Club Ed Update: Best Colleges for Food

Bacon's Rebellion - 02 Oct 2017
A website, Niche.com, ranks colleges by the quality of their food. The winner in the “2018 Best College Food in America” survey declared the University of California-Los Angeles the winner and Virginia Tech the runner-up — both ahead of the Culinary ...
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Celebrating Creativity at the Makerfest

Bacon's Rebellion - 08 Oct 2017
After watching too much cable TV news, I get really depressed about America. But I've found a tonic: Attend an art show, craft fair or a makerfest to connect with real people doing real things. The creativity, imagination and craftsmanship on display ...
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Making the Case for More Higher Ed Investment

Bacon's Rebellion - 27 Sep 2017
Smithfield, the world's largest producer of pork products, may do business in 41 countries, but its headquarters are located in Smithfield, Va., and the company recruits heavily from Virginia colleges and universities. “We need accountants, engineers ...
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Gaming the SOLs: Roanoke Edition

Bacon's Rebellion - 26 Sep 2017
Virginia allows elementary and middle school students to retake their Standards of Learning exams if they narrowly miss passing or have other extenuating circumstances. In the eyes of Roanoke Superintendent Rita Bishop, almost every excuse that crossed ...
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Reinventing Higher Education with What? With Spods!

Bacon's Rebellion - 26 Sep 2017
“We had a forced reset,” Moore told Bacon's Rebellion last week. Business-as-usual palliatives would not save the university. In a bid to differentiate itself in a highly competitive educational marketplace, however, NSU just might have devised the ...
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San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo: No Special Deals for Amazon

Bacon's Rebellion - 05 Oct 2017
Why do public officials throw away taxpayer dollars in subsidies while trying to promote economic development? Perhaps because they can. The subsidy represents something tangible that officials can point to as the factor that “sealed the deal” to ...
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Austin, Texas, Here We Come!

Bacon's Rebellion - 30 Sep 2017
It's a perfect day in Austin, Texas — blue skies, low humidity, about 83°. The Bacon family is in town for a wedding, and we're going to stick around a couple of extra days to get a feel for one of America's great cities. We were really hungry when we ...
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Are Virginia Colleges Deferring Maintenance?

Bacon's Rebellion - 19 Sep 2017
Bacon's bottom line: The Commonwealth of Virginia is constitutionally mandated to submit balanced budgets. But as I have blogged in the past, there are many forms of hidden deficit spending. One is unfunded pensions. Another is deferred maintenance.

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