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The Arizona Republic
AZ earns praise for teacher training databaseWASHINGTON – Arizona won praise in a recent report for its program linking pres
AZ earns praise for teacher training database
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON – Arizona won praise in a recent report for its program linking preschool teachers with training and scholarships, even as the report said low wages for those teachers could make such systems an exercise in futility. The Early Childhood... Read more
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Times of Malta
Making Malta great?A billboard on the way to Gozo proclaims: ‘Making Malta great’. This billboard
Making Malta great?
Times of Malta / Posted 4 hours ago
A billboard on the way to Gozo proclaims: ‘Making Malta great’. This billboard is an excellent call for reflection and action but it is in the wrong place. It should have perhaps been placed on the way to Mnajdra and Ħaġar Qim to extol the virtues of... Read more
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The Chronicle
Sanford Safe Space to debut this Fall amidst University of Chicago controversyRubenstein 120 will serve as a safe space this year in an initiative from the S
Sanford Safe Space to debut this Fall amidst University of Chicago controversy
The Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
Rubenstein 120 will serve as a safe space this year in an initiative from the Sanford School of Public Policy. As the University of Chicago takes a stand against “safe spaces” on campus, the Sanford School of Public Policy is embracing the... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley Forum announces fall 2016 speaker lineupAhrens said the lineup this semester is its most expansive yet. It will include
Berkeley Forum announces fall 2016 speaker lineup
The Daily Californian / Posted 5 hours ago
Ahrens said the lineup this semester is its most expansive yet. It will include tech entrepreneurs, journalists, advocates and artists. The organization was founded in 2012 as a platform to engage students with controversial ideas through events... Read more
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The Washington Times
Hillary Clinton’s faulty economic planANALYSIS/OPINION: One of the dumbest statements in modern times was Speaker of
Hillary Clinton’s faulty economic plan
The Washington Times / Posted 8 hours ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: One of the dumbest statements in modern times was Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s declaration that “the best way to stimulate the economy” is through food stamps and unemployment insurance. This economic mumbo jumbo defies... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
‘Huge pressure’ on Leeds school transport services as numbers of special needs children riseSchool transport services for thousands of vulnerable Leeds children are under
‘Huge pressure’ on Leeds school transport services as numbers of special needs children rise
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 9 hours ago
School transport services for thousands of vulnerable Leeds children are under “huge pressure” as the number of youngsters with special needs rises, a new council report has revealed. Leeds City Council transports 3,200 children every day through... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Studies: Illinois' fixed-tuition law drives up others' costsCHAMPAIGN — The Illinois law that locks in tuition rates for in-state students
Studies: Illinois' fixed-tuition law drives up others' costs
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 hours ago
CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois law that locks in tuition rates for in-state students appears to have the unintended effect of driving up tuition for out-of-state students and fees for all, according to a pair of studies from University of Illinois... Read more
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Boston Globe
University of Chicago rebels against correctness pressureThe anodyne welcome letter to incoming freshmen is a college staple, but this w
University of Chicago rebels against correctness pressure
Boston Globe / Posted 16 hours ago
The anodyne welcome letter to incoming freshmen is a college staple, but this week the University of Chicago took a different approach: It sent new students a blunt statement opposing some hallmarks of campus political correctness, drawing thousands... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Donors promise $70M to aid Kalamazoo, but at what cost?KALAMAZOO, MICH. - When Mayor Bobby Hopewell approached one of the city's wealt
Donors promise $70M to aid Kalamazoo, but at what cost?
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 hours ago
KALAMAZOO, MICH. - When Mayor Bobby Hopewell approached one of the city's wealthiest patrons about helping plug a looming budget gap, he received an unusual response. "He told me we were not thinking big enough," Hopewell said of his series of... Read more
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The Hindu
Veterinary science involves interdisciplinary research, offering multiple options for those who have a love for animals. Currently, there exists a huge gap bet
Veterinary science involves interdisciplinary research, offering multiple options
The Hindu / Posted 18 hours ago
for those who have a love for animals. Currently, there exists a huge gap between the availability and requirement of veterinary graduates in the country. At present,... Read more
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York Daily Record
Moving Up for Aug. 28, 2016in Washington, D.C., the premier retirement community for America’s veterans. I
Moving Up for Aug. 28, 2016
York Daily Record / Posted 23 hours ago
in Washington, D.C., the premier retirement community for America’s veterans. In her new position, Bryhan will provide professional supervision and technical leadership in all facets of resident ambulatory care, including onsite healthcare... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Northwest Arkansas high schools report performance on ACT for Class of 2016Haas Hall Academy of Fayetteville earned the highest average ACT score among 16
Northwest Arkansas high schools report performance on ACT for Class of 2016
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Haas Hall Academy of Fayetteville earned the highest average ACT score among 16 high schools reporting results for the Class of 2016. Average composite scores among those schools ranged from 19.8 for the 402 students tested in the Springdale High... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How to diversify an economy: Four lessons for CanadaWhen the commodity boom collapsed, the Bank of Canada and private sector econom
How to diversify an economy: Four lessons for Canada
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
When the commodity boom collapsed, the Bank of Canada and private sector economists looked for potential rays of sunshine amid the gloom. They reasoned that a battered loonie and strengthening U.S. market would help spur Canadian manufacturing... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Descendant of Lockport desegregation pioneer wants school, not library, named after him– A proposal to name the library in North Park Middle School after the man give
Descendant of Lockport desegregation pioneer wants school, not library, named after him
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
– A proposal to name the library in North Park Middle School after the man given credit for forcing the desegregation of Lockport schools is not quite the honor his great-granddaughter wanted. Rae Alexander-Minter, a descendant of Aaron A.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Donors promise $70M to aid Kalamazoo, but at what cost?secured millions from two donors. Experts however caution there are risks from
Donors promise $70M to aid Kalamazoo, but at what cost?
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
secured millions from two donors. Experts however caution there are risks from donors' potential influence to shape public policy. KALAMAZOO — When Mayor Bobby Hopewell approached one of the city's wealthiest patrons about helping plug a... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Notes - Aug. 28Membership is by invitation only to those who demonstrate excellence in scholar
Business Notes - Aug. 28
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Membership is by invitation only to those who demonstrate excellence in scholarship, and to nurse leaders exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing. Smith sees patients for medication management ages 18 and older. Bhargava to join... Read more
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TribLIVE
Study: Cyber charter students don't keep pace with counterparts in regular classrooms When Judy Cremone and her husband adopted their teenage son three years ago,
Study: Cyber charter students don't keep pace with counterparts in regular classrooms
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
When Judy Cremone and her husband adopted their teenage son three years ago, his behavioral issues made it impossible for the Turtle Creek couple to enroll him in... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Senate candidate Barksdale visits StatesboroWhen U.S. Senate candidate Jim Barksdale stepped onstage to speak at the Bulloc
Senate candidate Barksdale visits Statesboro
Statesboro Herald / Posted yesterday
When U.S. Senate candidate Jim Barksdale stepped onstage to speak at the Bulloch County Democrats’ annual gala Friday night, he wore his hat, a rumpled riding cap, for a couple of minutes, letting everyone know he really was the man in the campaign... Read more
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The Columbian
Nevada becomes one of Trump’s big hopes for swing state winLAS VEGAS — Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada’s lost decade, and
Nevada becomes one of Trump’s big hopes for swing state win
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
LAS VEGAS — Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada’s lost decade, and he hopes Donald Trump can heal them. He worked for a Las Vegas roofing company when the real estate bust crushed the state’s economy. He took two pay cuts before getting... Read more
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Boston Globe
Nevada among key swing states for TrumpLAS VEGAS — Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada’s lost decade, and
Nevada among key swing states for Trump
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
LAS VEGAS — Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada’s lost decade, and he hopes Donald Trump can heal them. He worked for a Las Vegas roofing company when the real estate bust crushed the state’s economy. He took two pay cuts before getting... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Nevada becomes one of Trump's big hopes for swing state winRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump leads a Hispanic leaders and sma
Nevada becomes one of Trump's big hopes for swing state win
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump leads a Hispanic leaders and small business owners roundtable in Las Vegas, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Right is Irma Aguirre, a local business owner. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) By NICHOLAS RICCARDI,... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Nevada becomes one of Trump's big hopes for swing state winLAS VEGAS (AP) — Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada's lost decade
Nevada becomes one of Trump's big hopes for swing state win
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada's lost decade, and he hopes Donald Trump can heal them. He worked for a Las Vegas roofing company when the real estate bust crushed the state's economy. He took two pay cuts before... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi campus briefs: Aug. 27$5.25M grant to improve educational outcomes The Mississippi Department of Edu
Mississippi campus briefs: Aug. 27
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
$5.25M grant to improve educational outcomes The Mississippi Department of Education and the University of Southern Mississippi have received a $5.25 million federal grant to implement professional development and coaching to improve educational... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Nevada becomes one of Trump's big hopes for swing state winLAS VEGAS - Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada's lost decade, and
Nevada becomes one of Trump's big hopes for swing state win
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
LAS VEGAS - Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada's lost decade, and he hopes Donald Trump can heal them. He worked for a Las Vegas roofing company when the real estate bust crushed the state's economy. He took two pay cuts before getting... Read more
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ABC News
Nevada Becomes One of Trump's Big Hopes for Swing State WinRuss Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada's lost decade, and he hopes Do
Nevada Becomes One of Trump's Big Hopes for Swing State Win
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada's lost decade, and he hopes Donald Trump can heal them. He worked for a Las Vegas roofing company when the real estate bust crushed the state's economy. He took two pay cuts before getting laid off.... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
LETTERS:Readers on local races including Congress, Volusia county chair, property appra
LETTERS:
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Readers on local races including Congress, Volusia county chair, property appraiser and elections supervisor and (of course) South Daytona mayor. Earned respect I worked for the South Daytona Police Department for 35 years until retirement, almost... Read more
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Business Insider
A taboo decision in college could be a predictor of graduation successThe key to graduating in four years (at least in the minds of many parents) is
A taboo decision in college could be a predictor of graduation success
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
The key to graduating in four years (at least in the minds of many parents) is picking a major early and sticking with it. But a new report suggests students who change their major as late as senior year are more likely to graduate from college than... Read more
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The Indian Express
Mere incremental progress not enough, need rapid transformation: PM ModiFriday. (Source: PTI Photo) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that I
Mere incremental progress not enough, need rapid transformation: PM Modi
The Indian Express / Posted 2 days ago
Friday. (Source: PTI Photo) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that India needed “rapid transformation”, instead of “mere incremental progress”, if it has to meet the challenges of the future. For this, the country and policymakers need... Read more
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Island Packet
Too much homework? Some parents are just ditching it.do “extra credit” homework after a long day at school. Getting frustrated, she
Too much homework? Some parents are just ditching it.
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
do “extra credit” homework after a long day at school. Getting frustrated, she snapped at him. He cried. “I looked at him and said, ‘Do you want to do this?’ He said no, and I said, ‘I don’t either.’ “And that was the end of homework for her... Read more
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The News & Observer
Too much homework? Some parents are just ditching it.do “extra credit” homework after a long day at school. Getting frustrated, she
Too much homework? Some parents are just ditching it.
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
do “extra credit” homework after a long day at school. Getting frustrated, she snapped at him. He cried. “I looked at him and said, ‘Do you want to do this?’ He said no, and I said, ‘I don’t either.’ “And that was the end of homework for her... Read more
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The Atlantic
Joe Biden, Geopolitical TherapistRecently I sat down with Vice President Joe Biden to explore whether his approa
Joe Biden, Geopolitical Therapist
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
Recently I sat down with Vice President Joe Biden to explore whether his approach to foreign policy challenges, and his patterns of interaction with global leaders, constituted something distinctive enough to call “The Biden Doctrine,” which I wrote... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
TANF report attributes lack of state funding to budget diversionto a report, TANF at 20: Failing Louisiana's Poor, recently released by the Lou
TANF report attributes lack of state funding to budget diversion
Southwest Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
to a report, TANF at 20: Failing Louisiana's Poor, recently released by the Louisiana Budget Project, a state-level policy research organization. In the two decades since the Clinton administration overhauled America’s welfare system,... Read more
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KERA North Texas
A New Course At Arkansas Colleges: How To Not Get Pregnantin high school. Every freshman was shown a newly produced video in which real s
A New Course At Arkansas Colleges: How To Not Get Pregnant
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
in high school. Every freshman was shown a newly produced video in which real students talk about the struggle of an unplanned pregnancy, and the challenge of staying in school as a parent. "I lost a lot of friends," says one young... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
A New Course At Arkansas Colleges: How To Not Get PregnantPhoto by Andrew Brookes Getty Images Orientation at Arkansas Tech University t
A New Course At Arkansas Colleges: How To Not Get Pregnant
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
Photo by Andrew Brookes Getty Images Orientation at Arkansas Tech University this year included a surprising topic for a Bible Belt state that pushes abstinence-only in high school. Every freshman was shown a newly produced video in which real... Read more
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The News & Observer
More Wake County families opt against traditional public schoolssetting wouldn’t be the best choice for her highly active son’s learning style.
More Wake County families opt against traditional public schools
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
setting wouldn’t be the best choice for her highly active son’s learning style. Now MacDonna is on a path with Michael, and in a few years with her 2-year-old daughter Gabrielle, to home-school. “The plan is to have them home-schooled through... Read more
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Salon.com
Trumpism’s ugly side effect: How consumer culture is killing citizenshipagainst segregation, which I participated in as a young man in the 1960s, was s
Trumpism’s ugly side effect: How consumer culture is killing citizenship
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
against segregation, which I participated in as a young man in the 1960s, was suffused with such citizenship, a sense of responsibility for the fate of the nation as a whole. Even the angriest of critics sometimes acknowledged the fact. “It’s... Read more
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NBC News
California Data Disaggregation Bill Sparks Debate in Asian-American Communitytype, but that changed in February, she said, when she attended a rally in San
California Data Disaggregation Bill Sparks Debate in Asian-American Community
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
type, but that changed in February, she said, when she attended a rally in San Francisco to protest a jury's conviction of former New York Police Department officer Peter Liang, who fatally shot an unarmed black man by accident in 2014. Some in... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Billionaire donors Laura and John Arnold support far more in Maryland than police surveillanceFrom low-tech eyeglasses to high-tech spyglasses, the wealthy Texas philanthrop
Billionaire donors Laura and John Arnold support far more in Maryland than police surveillance
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
From low-tech eyeglasses to high-tech spyglasses, the wealthy Texas philanthropists bankrolling secret aerial surveillance of Baltimore are no strangers to public policy initiatives in Maryland that match their charitable vision. In the spring,... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Job Alert forSusanne Brunner shares Job Alert on Facebook weekly. Click here and Like her pa
Job Alert for
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
Susanne Brunner shares Job Alert on Facebook weekly. Click here and Like her page for updates. ====================================================== Employer: Jefferson County Library Job Title: Library Director Help us build a bright future for... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Read the full text of Clinton’s speech decrying Trump’s ‘racist ideology’ (with footnotes)At a campaign event in Reno on Thursday, Democratic presidential candidate Hill
Read the full text of Clinton’s speech decrying Trump’s ‘racist ideology’ (with footnotes)
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
At a campaign event in Reno on Thursday, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton denounced her Republican rival as reviving the “radical fringe” of the Republican Party and giving aid and comfort to white supremacists. This is what she... Read more
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Al.com
Classes begin: drink up, y'allBy Alan Blum, MD, professor and endowed chair in Family Medicine at the Univers
Classes begin: drink up, y'all
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Alan Blum, MD, professor and endowed chair in Family Medicine at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Tuscaloosa. College students are back on campus, and so are the beer ads on near-by billboards and in football gameday... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
U. of C. tells incoming freshmen it does not support 'trigger warnings' or 'safe spaces'University of Chicago class of 2020, get ready for a college experience filled
U. of C. tells incoming freshmen it does not support 'trigger warnings' or 'safe spaces'
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
University of Chicago class of 2020, get ready for a college experience filled with debate, discussion — and possibly discomfort. As colleges across the country wrestle with balancing academic freedom and open discourse with student health and... Read more
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Daily News
Grade Five Scholarship: Veritable Gordian knotover 350,000 students sat for the Grade Five Scholarship Examination. Introduce
Grade Five Scholarship: Veritable Gordian knot
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
over 350,000 students sat for the Grade Five Scholarship Examination. Introduced by the late C W W Kannangara, the Father of Free Education in the 1940s, this examination has been a boon for many students from rural and poor families. The Central... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
U. of C. tells incoming freshmen it does not support 'trigger warnings' or 'safe spaces'University of Chicago class of 2020, get ready for a college experience filled
U. of C. tells incoming freshmen it does not support 'trigger warnings' or 'safe spaces'
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
University of Chicago class of 2020, get ready for a college experience filled with debate, discussion — and possibly discomfort. As colleges across the country wrestle with balancing academic freedom and open discourse with student health and... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The colour line between black and blue in New YorkWhen American police officers shot dead two black men – Anton Sterling (Batton
The colour line between black and blue in New York
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
When American police officers shot dead two black men – Anton Sterling (Batton Rouge, Louisiana) and Philando Castile (Falcon Heights, Minnesota)– within 24 hours in the sweltering heat of July, thousands took to the streets to protest against the... Read more
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The Hindu
T.S.R. Subramanian on new education policy and Indian education'Each of these 95 recommendations can be converted into policy, modified or rej
T.S.R. Subramanian on new education policy and Indian education
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
'Each of these 95 recommendations can be converted into policy, modified or rejected' Former Cabinet Secretary and head of the committee on the new education policy, T.S.R. Subramanian tells The Hindu that the government published only extracts of... Read more
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FOX News
Storm Warning: Q Poll shows Trump down 1010 - Hillary hammers Trump on white nationalism - Power Play: Trump tries a do-
Storm Warning: Q Poll shows Trump down 10
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
10 - Hillary hammers Trump on white nationalism - Power Play: Trump tries a do-over on deportation - Audible: A fool’s errand? - Maybe she was just a big Mario Bros. fan STORM WARNING: Q POLL SHOWS TRUMP DOWN 10 If you want to know why Donald... Read more
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NBC News
No safe spaces or trigger warnings here, UChicago saysThe University of Chicago won't condone so-called safe spaces or trigger warnin
No safe spaces or trigger warnings here, UChicago says
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
The University of Chicago won't condone so-called safe spaces or trigger warnings on campus, the dean informed incoming freshmen this week amid a growing national conversation about free expression at colleges and universities. "Once here you will... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The New Anti-Semitism and its Background(image by quinn.anya) License DMCAPart I -- Background to Today's Anti-Semitism
The New Anti-Semitism and its Background
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
(image by quinn.anya) License DMCAPart I -- Background to Today's Anti-Semitism It has been 71 years since the end of the Holocaust. Initially, the world took that horror show as a serious lesson, and the international community created laws against... Read more
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Raw Story
Trumpism is a culmination of the long-developing dysfunctions of consumer cultureDonald Trump’s candidacy gives rise to many descriptors — authoritarian, bigote
Trumpism is a culmination of the long-developing dysfunctions of consumer culture
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
Donald Trump’s candidacy gives rise to many descriptors — authoritarian, bigoted, divisive. It is also the culmination of long-developing dysfunctions of a culture where market values have spread beyond appropriate limits and radically eroded... Read more
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