Capital - The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions. When Jean-Philippe Michel, a Toronto-based career coach, works with secondary school students, he doesn’t use the word profession.
Neither does he focus on helping his young clients figure out what they want to be when they grow up—at least not directly. For him, there's really no such thing as deciding on a profession to grow up into. Rather than encouraging each person to choose a profession, say, architect or engineer, he works backwards from the skills that each student wants to acquire. Outrage, Explanations After United Turns Away Girls From Flight For Wearing Leggings : The Two-Way : NPR. The United Airlines terminal is viewed at Newark Liberty Airport on July 8, 2015 in Newark, N.J.
The airline was criticized on Sunday for enforcing its buddy pass dress code, barring from the plane two girls in their early teens who were wearing leggings. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images The United Airlines terminal is viewed at Newark Liberty Airport on July 8, 2015 in Newark, N.J. Raiders gave me hope, identity — but Schaaf did the right thing. Photo: Jared Wickerham, Getty Images Raiders quarterback Bruce Gradkowski led a game-winning touchdown drive in Pittsburgh that showed a young Alan Urbina that, no matter the circumstances, there was always hope.
Raiders quarterback Bruce Gradkowski led a game-winning touchdown... I remember when I was 13, sitting on my favorite navy blue pillow by my bed, watching the Oakland Raiders play against the reigning Super Bowl champions, the Pittsburgh Steelers. Passenger Forcibly Removed From United Flight, Prompting Outcry : The Two-Way : NPR. Why People Are So Averse to Facts - Sociological Images. Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds.
In 1975, researchers at Stanford invited a group of undergraduates to take part in a study about suicide.
They were presented with pairs of suicide notes. In each pair, one note had been composed by a random individual, the other by a person who had subsequently taken his own life. How Social Bias Can Transfer From One Generation To The Next. From an early age, children are sensitive to social cues from adults, peers, media and their surrounding environment.
A closer look at adults’ nonverbal signals — including their tone of voice, facial expression and body language — found that children can “catch bias” simply by observing adult actions, according to a new study out of the University of Washington. Allison Skinner, the study’s lead author and a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Washington, said adults “exude nonverbal signals that display their biases,” and these signals create an “infected atmosphere” for children. Making Art in a Time of Rage. It's not 'indoctrination' to talk to our children about politics. It is necessary. The psychology of why Americans are more scared of terrorism than guns, though guns are 3,210 times likelier to kill them — Quartz. According to the New America Foundation, jihadists killed 94 people inside the United States between 2005 and 2015.
During that same time period, 301,797 people in the US were shot dead, Politifact reports. At first blush, these numbers might seem to indicate that Donald Trump’s temporary ban on immigrants from seven countries—a goal he said was intended to “protect the American people from terrorist attacks by foreign nationals admitted to the United States”—is utterly misguided. How to Culture Jam a Populist in Four Easy Steps. Self-driving cars: Uber's open defiance of California shines light on brazen tactics. Uber has launched an aggressive battle with California over its controversial self-driving cars, with regulators and consumer advocates accusing the corporation of flagrantly violating the law, endangering public safety and mistreating drivers.
The intense fight with the state – which ignited hours after numerous self-driving cars were caught running red lights in Uber’s home town – has exposed what critics say are the unethical and illegal tactics that the company has repeatedly used to grow its business. The ride-sharing company, which launched semi-autonomous vehicles in San Francisco without permits this week, was ordered by the California department of motor vehicles (DMV) to immediately remove the cars from the road or face legal action.
Haiti's recovery: Grassroots effort sows seeds of hope for the future. “I’ve seen good intentions among the NGOs,” Daniel Tillias said of the thousands of foreign non-governmental organizations that work in his home country of Haiti — so many that some Haitians refer to their country as the “NGO Republic of Haiti.”
“I cannot imagine they would come here with the desire to create a big mess,” he said. Still, good intentions doesn’t always mean good results. Despite an outpouring of international aid, Haitians continue to struggle nearly seven years after the devastating 2010 earthquake which killed 200,000 people. A 2015 Congressional investigation found inefficiencies, wastefulness and lack of accountability with the American Red Cross’s recovery efforts.
The age of humanism is ending. There is no sign that 2017 will be much different from 2016.
Under Israeli occupation for decades, Gaza will still be the biggest open prison on Earth. In the United States, the killing of black people at the hands of the police will proceed unabated and hundreds of thousands more will join those already housed in the prison-industrial complex that came on the heels of plantation slavery and Jim Crow laws. Europe will continue its slow descent into liberal authoritarianism or what cultural theorist Stuart Hall called authoritarian populism. Despite complex agreements reached at international forums, the ecological destruction of the Earth will continue and the war on terror will increasingly morph into a war of extermination between various forms of nihilism. Inequalities will keep growing worldwide.