Sunday, October 15, 2017

Conservatives are the real campus thought police squashing academic freedom - The Washington Post

Conservatives are the real campus thought police squashing academic freedom - The Washington Post:

Last week, I sent a string of relatively uncontroversial tweets in the aftermath of the Las Vegas massacre, in which I sought to answer a question about mass shootings in the United States: Why are these crimes almost always carried out by white men? “It’s the white supremacist patriarchy, stupid,” I tweeted, before then diagnosing a sense of double entitlement — as white people and as men — that, when frustrated, can occasionally lead to violent consequences.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

How I brought a powerful sexual harasser down



How I brought a powerful sexual harasser down

From News (Canadian Edition), a Flipboard magazine by The Globe and Mail

Leanne Nicolle is the president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto and former executive director of the Canadian Olympic Foundation. The…

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Monday, October 09, 2017

How to integrate continuous learning into your job



How to integrate continuous learning into your job

From News (Canadian Edition), a Flipboard magazine by The Globe and Mail

Co-founder and CEO of Vidyard, a video platform for business. Follow him @michaellitt. I'm not a great CEO. Yet. I'm a little inexperienced. A little…

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Wednesday, October 04, 2017

How We Found Tom Price’s Private Jets



How We Found Tom Price's Private Jets

From Trump Administration, a Flipboard magazine by Marianne LeVine

The first tip came from a casual conversation with a source back in May: Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price was using private jets for routine travel,…

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Sunday, October 01, 2017

Trump Is Making Canada Great Again



Trump Is Making Canada Great Again

From Toronto Living, a Flipboard magazine by Mark DCunha

While America closes its borders, its northern neighbor is poaching some of the best tech talent in the world. It's no secret that the United States has long…

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Caitlin Moran on Fighting the Cowardice of Cynicism – Brain Pickings

Caitlin Moran on Fighting the Cowardice of Cynicism – Brain Pickings

Today, as our social and political realities swirl into barely bearable maelstroms of complexity, making a retreat into self-protective cynicism increasingly tempting, such courage is all the harder and all the more heroic.