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Could student loans ruling mean the system is redesigned?

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Daily, Global, Higher Ed | 0 comments

Could student loans ruling mean the system is redesigned?

An announcement on Monday could affect the future of the student loans system. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) will be announcing the outcome of its review of how student loans are treated in the national accounts. That sounds like pretty technical stuff, but it could be significant. At the moment, students in England are lent money to cover their tuition fees and living costs. Interest starts being added straight away. When they start working, the graduates pay 9% of their income above £25,000 until the loan plus interest has been...

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College places menstrual products in men’s restrooms in the name of inclusivity for transgender students

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College places menstrual products in men’s restrooms in the name of inclusivity for transgender students

Program is starting at Pullman campus, could expand to others Under the guise of “inclusivity,” Washington State University is now stocking menstrual products in men’s restrooms. Can you tell if your dog is suffering from hip or joint pain? The move is billed as a way make transgender individuals feel more welcome on campus, according to Campus Reform. Three restrooms are being used as trial run at the Pullman, Washington, campus. Other WSU campuses are under review and could receive similar accommodations. What else is...

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THE POSSIBLE DEATH OF THE BOY SCOUTS – REX TILLERSON PARTIALLY RESPONSIBLE

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Blogs, Daily | 0 comments

THE POSSIBLE DEATH OF THE BOY SCOUTS – REX TILLERSON PARTIALLY RESPONSIBLE

“The Possible Death of the Boy Scouts – Rex Tillerson Partially Responsible” By Donna Garner 12.14.18 [COMMENTS FROM DONNA GARNER – As reported widely this week, the Boy Scouts of America is on the verge of bankruptcy.  Something that has gone unreported this week is that Rex Tillerson (Trump’s ex-Secretary of State who has been much in the news lately) lobbied hard for the Boy Scouts to change their rules on youth membership and to allow homosexuals to join the organization. (CNSNews.com —...

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The Future of Education is Borderless

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Commentaries, Daily | 0 comments

The Future of Education is Borderless

By Steven Maxwell The entire formal education apparatus seems to reinforce the repetition of learning from past generations rather than forging new ideas and new applications for a world changing at an increasingly rapid pace. As internet connectivity expands and the speed of accessing information increases, the opportunities for formal learning should also accelerate. After all, information itself is already borderless for much of the world’s population that has access to a free and open internet. One would have to assume that the barriers...

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Gun-Free Zones at School: George H.W. Bush’s Questionable Gun Control Legacy

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Commentaries, Daily | 0 comments

Gun-Free Zones at School: George H.W. Bush’s Questionable Gun Control Legacy

José Niño – George H.W. Bush’s recent death has had the DC chattering classes up all night discussing his legacy and accomplishments. President Bush’s track record was standard fare for a 20th century politician. Bush was a consummate advocate of the conservative branch of political universalism which pushed for a muscular foreign policy and a relatively generous welfare program at home. Some of the highlights of his presidency included his questionable invasion of Iraq which played a significant role in destabilizing the region during...

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Michel Houellebecq: “Range of Permissible Opinions” is “Steadily Shrinking”

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Michel Houellebecq: “Range of Permissible Opinions” is “Steadily Shrinking”

Iconic French author sounds alarm bell over free speech Legendary French author Michel Houellebecq warns that the “range of permissible opinions” that people are allowed to express publicly is “steadily shrinking”. In a piece for Harper’s, the literary icon warns that freedom of speech is being strangled. “The Americans are no longer prepared to die for the freedom of the press,” writes Houellebecq, adding, “Besides, what freedom of the press? Ever since I was twelve years old, I’ve watched the range of opinions permissible in the press...

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60-Million-Strong Christian Group Targets Big Tech Over Censorship

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Daily, Featured | 1 comment

60-Million-Strong Christian Group Targets Big Tech Over Censorship

Organization gives ultimatum to remove legal protections given by Congress The National Religious Broadcasters group has sent out a final ultimatum to Apple, Facebook, Google and Twitter warning that if they don’t stop censoring Christian and conservative viewpoints, the NRB will lead its organization of 60 million members into a campaign to remove their Section 230 legal protections. NRB President Jerry Johnson disputed claims by those tech companies which suggest they’re not actively burying Christian and conservative viewpoints. “We have...

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How does machine learning work: Basic Guide

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Business News and Commentary, Daily | 0 comments

How does machine learning work: Basic Guide

Smartphones, smart cars, video games and more, we are exposed to AI (artificial intelligence) on a daily basis. What does AI do? It learns behaviours, patterns and more to improves itself ceaselessly a.k.a machine learning. Developed in 1959 at IBM by Arthur Samuel, Machine Learning is an app that guides systems to learn and adapt automatically.  How does it work? Machine learning systems are majorly segmented into three parts, listed: Model-​ Where predictions are made. Parameters​- features and elements acquired by model to develop a...

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Ways To Use Instagram In Order To Advance Your Career

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Business News and Commentary, Daily | 0 comments

Ways To Use Instagram In Order To Advance Your Career

In some of the industries, employers are not just turning towards Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter for vetting job candidates. They are further checking out the famous platform namely Instagram for trying and also for understanding potential hires just beyond the scope of their current resumes. Moreover, while Instagram might not be as universal of a job tool when compared to LinkedIn, it is becoming quite useful for some of the savvy professionals out there in the market. You will come to learn more about that straight from...

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5 Practical Tips for Making More Money as a Real Estate Agent

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Business News and Commentary, Daily | 0 comments

5 Practical Tips for Making More Money as a Real Estate Agent

Real estate agents are often self-employed business owners. They help their clients buy and sell properties of all kinds, from houses to commercial to industrial real estate, and more. But when you’re first starting out as a real estate agent, how do you make more money? #1 Make Connections Working as a real estate agent is all about being a people person. If you’re going to sell houses, you need a client list. Meeting people in a professional capacity is the best way to build your client list and start making money. #2 Work Open Houses...

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