04 mars 2019

I love calling out politicians': meet the student suing Trump over climate change

The GuardianEighteen-year-old activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is among those suing the Trump administration for climate inaction. Now he’s asking more students to get involved by joining the school strikes. More...

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03 mars 2019

On Donald Trump's SAT Scores. (And Mine.)

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Because I am trying to pay less attention to the spectacle of politics (while still attempting to stay abreast of the substance), I did not exhaustively follow former Trump “fixer” Michael Cohen’s testimony to Congress yesterday, but I did see IHE’s Scott Jaschik’s article on Cohen threatening the College Board to not release President Trump’s grades or SAT scores. More...

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The Defenses and Offenses of Identity Politics

By Eboo Patel. The left and right of identity politics.
Jamelle Bouie of The New York Times wrote a compelling piece about progressive identity politics that resonates strongly with me. More...

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New Civil Rights Subcommittee in U.S. House

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Democratic majority on the U.S. House of Representatives' education and labor committee has created a new subcommittee on civil rights and human services, which also will include a focus on equal employment opportunities, nutrition programs and the Older Americans Act. More...

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02 mars 2019

Trolls in the Classroom

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. U of Illinois Faculty Senate is considering what to do about students who want to disrupt classes over political disagreements with professor. More...

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27 février 2019

Ban government use of instant messages, access watchdog says

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Ban government use of instant messages, access watchdog says
Karina Roman, CBC News, November 30, 2013
Normally I wouldn't comment on something like this but I want to draw out the presumption, obviously held by the access-to-information commissioner, that instand messages are like emails or even mini documents. More...

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21 février 2019

Bienvenue sur la page des synthèses des politiques de l’emploi

Logo PoemLe tableau de bord mensuel sur les politiques de l’emploi réunit les principales données sur les entrées en mesure et les bénéficiaires en fin de mois des principales mesures (emplois d’avenir, contrats unique d’insertion, contrats d’apprentissage, plans de sauvegarde de l’emploi, contrats de génération, contrats de transition professionnelle…). Plus...

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13 février 2019

Mayors call for “more welcoming” UK policy

By Kerrie Kennedy. Seven regional mayors from across England have written a letter urging the government to reconsider the vital contribution international students make to the country after a new report revealed international students bring economic benefits to the UK worth 10 times the cost of hosting them. More...

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29 janvier 2019

Politics Creeps In

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. As disputes at North Carolina and Michigan State take partisan overtones, can boards, leaders, faculty members and lawmakers back away from polarization to lead public universities effectively. More...

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31 décembre 2018

Politique spatiale européenne

Screenshot-2018-4-21 Journal de mise en ligne - ESR enseignementsup-recherche gouv frL'ESA (Agence Spatiale Européenne) a pour mission "d'assurer et de développer, à des fins exclusivement pacifiques, la coopération entre Etats européens dans les domaines de la recherche et de la technologie spatiale et de leurs applications spatiales, en vue de leur utilisation à des fins scientifiques et pour des systèmes spatiaux opérationnels d'applications". Plus...

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