As violence rages on in U.S. cities, the President has been using such scenes of national unrest to fuel his re-election strategy
— Read on www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-the-us-is-burning-and-donald-trump-is-the-gleeful-arsonist-in/
The sociopathic narcissist mind at work it would seem.
The partial reopening is allowing primarily technology students to return to the Confederation College campus to complete essential lab work
— Read on www.tbnewswatch.com/local-news/college-students-return-to-campus-to-complete-essential-labs-2598101
Setting the road for other colleges to follow.
The Ontario Liberal Party has unveiled a $3.2 billion “Students in Schools Action Plan” to get students in Ottawa and across Ontario back to school in September during the COVID-19 pandemic.
— Read on ottawa.ctvnews.ca/ontario-liberals-call-for-1-000-new-classrooms-1-000-additional-educators-to-help-ottawa-students-return-to-class-1.5040187
Let’s see what the Provincial Minister of Education comes up with this week.
Rowan University to reduce tuition 10% amid coronavirus pandemic – News – New Jersey Herald – Newton, NJ
— Read on www.njherald.com/news/20200724/rowan-university-to-reduce-tuition-10-amid-coronavirus-pandemic
Canadian universities should consider this strategy.
The battles this week were a microcosm of the broader reckoning over the party’s future and how strongly the populist tenets of Trumpism will hold after the president leaves office.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/
The president’s unwillingness to commit to a smooth transition of power has led academics and political leaders to contemplate scenarios that could shake public confidence in the security of the vote.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trumps-assault-on-election-integrity-forces-question-what-would-happen-if-he-refused-to-accept-a-loss/2020/07/22/d2477150-caae-11ea-b0e3-d55bda07d66a_story.html
About to set a very dangerous precedent? But necessary historically.
The association of race and COVID-19 mortality – EClinicalMedicine
— Read on www.thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PIIS2589-5370(20)30199-1/fulltext
Note that Whites and Blacks and Hispanics are not in fact pure “Race” groups, but are essentially people grouped by visible appearance and ethnicity. Racial genotypes no longer exist due to thousands of years of extensive outbreeding.
In a judgment released Wednesday, the Federal Court of Canada bashed the American government’s treatment of asylum seekers and chided Canadian officia…
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/07/22/canadian-court-says-safe-third-country-agreement-with-us-violates-charter.html
Europeans Share Which “American Problems” They Don’t Understand | BedTimez
— Read on www.bedtimez.com/worldwide/american-problems
His problems are bigger than the sum of his parts.
The crash at the Columbia Icefield on Saturday afternoon kills three people and leaves 24 others badly injured
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/07/19/authorities-look-for-cause-of-deadly-glacier-bus-crash-in-alberta-rockies.html
“It is vital to U.S. national interest to assist Japan in developing and maintaining a strong and effective self-defense capability,” the department said.
— Read on www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/07/10/national/u-s-state-department-f35-sale/
Canada has yet to get on board.
The Star’s sources say that as many as 70 victims, mainly police officers, current and retired, were involved in the “Ponzi scheme.”
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/07/16/civilian-complainant-blew-whistle-on-ponzi-scheme-involving-current-and-former-opp-officers.html
Right under our noses.
Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Spain (ENE-COVID): a nationwide, population-based seroepidemiological study – The Lancet
— Read on www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)31483-5/fulltext
A very revealing precedent-setting piece of research.
One of the world’s most influential climate activist groups is trying to find a new path forward after losing its way.
— Read on time.com/5864702/extinction-rebellion-climate-activism/
A classic example, with all the success and fallout trimmings, of efforts to seek systemic awareness and action, on climate change.