Opinion: The U.S. is burning – and Donald Trump is the gleeful arsonist-in-chief – The Globe and Mail

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 http://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.

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College students return to campus to complete essential labs – TBNewsWatch.com

The partial reopening is allowing primarily technology students to return to the Confederation College campus to complete essential lab work — Read on http://www.tbnewswatch.com/local-news/college-students-return-to-campus-to-complete-essential-labs-2598101 Setting the road for other colleges to follow.

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Ontario Liberals call for 1,000 new classrooms, 1,000 additional educators to help Ottawa students return to class | CTV News

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.

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Rowan University to reduce tuition 10% amid coronavirus pandemic – News – New Jersey Herald – Newton, NJ

Rowan University to reduce tuition 10% amid coronavirus pandemic – News – New Jersey Herald – Newton, NJ — Read on http://www.njherald.com/news/20200724/rowan-university-to-reduce-tuition-10-amid-coronavirus-pandemic Canadian universities should consider this strategy.

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Republican feuding this week represents broader reckoning over party’s future as Trump sinks in the polls – The Washington Post

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 http://www.washingtonpost.com/

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Trump’s assault on election integrity forces question: What would happen if he refused to accept a loss? – The Washington Post

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 http://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.

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The association of race and COVID-19 mortality – EClinicalMedicine

The association of race and COVID-19 mortality – EClinicalMedicine — Read on http://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.

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Canadian court says Safe Third Country Agreement with U.S. violates charter | The Star

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 http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/07/22/canadian-court-says-safe-third-country-agreement-with-us-violates-charter.html

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As police probe fatal glacier bus rollover in Jasper, Alta., former icefields manager wonders what went ‘catastrophically wrong’ | The Star

The crash at the Columbia Icefield on Saturday afternoon kills three people and leaves 24 others badly injured — Read on http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/07/19/authorities-look-for-cause-of-deadly-glacier-bus-crash-in-alberta-rockies.html

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U.S. State Department approves $23.1 billion F-35 sale to Japan | The Japan Times

“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 http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/07/10/national/u-s-state-department-f35-sale/ Canada has yet to get on board.

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Civilian complainant blew whistle on ‘Ponzi scheme’ involving current and former OPP officers | The Star

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 http://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.

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Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Spain (ENE-COVID): a nationwide, population-based seroepidemiological study – The Lancet

Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Spain (ENE-COVID): a nationwide, population-based seroepidemiological study – The Lancet — Read on http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)31483-5/fulltext A very revealing precedent-setting piece of research.

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How Extinction Rebellion Is Changing Its Climate Activism | Time

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.

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