06 août 2018

Unrelenting rise in xenophobic populism, resentment, hate speech in Europe in 2017

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomXenophobic populism and hate speech have continued to be on the rise in 2017, with high levels of migration and challenges of integration, religious extremism, terrorist attacks and the austerity-driven socio-economic climate observed all over Europe, says the annual report of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) published today. More...

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05 août 2018

Lutte contre la xénophobie - Quel rôle pour l’éducation et la formation des adultes?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour Nous savons tous que l’éducation et la formation des adultes sont essentielles pour les migrants - la première étape est souvent d’apprendre la langue du nouveau pays, généralement suivie d’un apprentissage professionnel.
Mais qu’en est-il des pays d’accueil? Qu’en est-il des personnes qui répondent aux nouveaux arrivants par la peur, le rejet et/ou la haine? L’éducation et la formation des adultes peuvent-elles combattre les sentiments allant à l’encontre des migrants et la xénophobie? D’après mon expérience, il existe plusieurs manières dont les organisations d’éducation des adultes abordent cette question. Plus...

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03 août 2018

For college admissions: A holistic review, or systematic discrimination?

University Business Magazine logoLawsuit against Harvard’s use of race, applicants’ personality renews concerns about affirmative action in the admissions process. More...

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College of Charleston resumes affirmative action after 2-year hiatus

University Business Magazine logoThe College of Charleston has begun practicing race-conscious affirmative action in its admissions office again, about two years after quietly discontinuing the practice. More...

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Why are so many academic conferences hostile to women?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianWe’re not only patronised and harassed. I attended a venue in a rough neighbourhood, where delegates were physically threatened. More...

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After Threat of Violence, Calls to Fire RA

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A student at Stanford University is under fire for posting that he would "physically fight" Zionists who came onto the campus -- and some are questioning whether the university is taking his words seriously enough. More...

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Shock Over a Textbook

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Co-author of wellness textbook says he meant to inspire people to know their self-worth and lead healthier lives. But critics say his book implies that those who died in the Holocaust were weak and that cancer is a choice. More...

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02 août 2018

Vanderbilt Students Receive Email Promoting White Supremacy

HomeBy Emma Whitford. A handful of Vanderbilt University students, faculty and staff received an email Monday evening containing the N-word and promoting white supremacy. The email, disguised as a Listserv command, asked readers to respond or click on an embedded link. More...

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Harvard Answers Back on Affirmative Action

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. New briefs from university provide an inside look at terms like "standard strong" and examples of Asian applicants whose ethnicity was viewed favorably and dispute statistical analysis provided by those claiming anti-Asian bias. More...

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Asian Backing for Harvard on Affirmative Action

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Monday was the day that various groups filed briefs in the lawsuit charging that Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants. Most of the briefs were fairly predictable, with many prominent colleges and higher education associations lining up behind Harvard. More...

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