Respect the Old. How Cities Lost Control of Police Discipline. The 83-page contract between Columbus and its police union shows how arbitration works there, similar to many other cities.
The arbitrator, usually a lawyer, is picked from a short list of names submitted by the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, a government agency that tries to prevent labor disputes. The city and the union each strike a name until one remains. Sacha Baron Cohen ripping Facebook, internet giants apart is a must-watch - Business Insider. In 24 minutes, comedian Sacha Baron Cohen completely tore apart Facebook's defense for not policing disinformation that exists on its website.Cohen also made the case to regulate the world's multi-billion-dollar tech companies like Google and YouTube, as well as the people who run them, who he called the "Silicon Six.
"The entire speech is a must-watch, considering how many billions of people use products made by Facebook and Google every single day.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. I don't want to waste your time with me talking. Just please watch this video below, for your own sake. For context: Sacha Baron Cohen, the comedian known for playing fake news reporters like "Ali G" and "Borat" for movies and TV shows, was chosen to give the keynote address at the Anti-Defamation League's 2019 Never is Now Summit in New York City.
Right-Wing Militias Are Bracing for Civil War. Editor’s Note: After this story was sent to press for the November issue of The Atlantic, President Donald Trump was asked in the September 29 debate whether he would “condemn white supremacists and militia groups and say that they need to stand down.”
The president said “Sure,” and then said that the Proud Boys, a militant nativist group, should “stand back and stand by” as the election approaches. Subscribers to the print magazine can expect to receive the issue in mid-October. Photographs by Philip Montgomery Image above: Stewart Rhodes, the founder of the Oath Keepers Stewart Rhodes was living his vision of the future. Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World. Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school.
With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad restaurants that runs a Sweetgreen in Schools program to educate kids about healthy eating, fitness, and sustainability–decided to shed light on what constitutes a quality lunch by taking a look at typical school lunches around the world.
In this thought-provoking photo series, we can see how our own country stacks up to other nations when it comes to nutritious, delicious school meals. From Italy to Brazil to South Korea, trays are loaded with colorful foods that include fresh fruit, veggies, and yummy-looking entrees. Republicans will replace RBG but Democrats hold the trump cards – no, really. In 2005, while bragging about his history of sexual assault, a reality TV host laid out a simple theory of power.
“When you’re a star,” Donald Trump explained to Access Hollywood host Billy Bush, “they let you do it.” Fifteen years later, Trump has gone from The Apprentice to the Oval Office, from grabbing women without their consent to picking a woman to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the supreme court. Yet his approach to power has remained quite consistent. “When you have the Senate, when you have the votes, you can sort of do what you want,” he told Fox & Friends. This is what political scientists call “constitutional hardball” and what the rest of us call “doing whatever you can get away with”. Untitled. In India, there's water everywhere, and nowhere.
Jonathan Haidt Explains How Social Media Drives Polarization. Is This 'I'm Sorry I'm Late. I Had a Lot To Learn' Protest Sign Real? Rumors are surging in the wake of George Floyd’s death and resulting protests against police violence and racial injustice in the United States.
Stay informed. Read our special coverage, contribute to support our mission, and submit any tips or claims you see here. In June 2020, an image supposedly showing a white demonstrator at a Black Lives Matter protest holding a sign reading “I’m Sorry I’m Late. I Had A Lot To Learn” went viral on social media: Many people sharing this image added comments commending this man for taking the time to learn about a subject, changing his views, apologizing, and then speaking out for his beliefs — for example, one commentator wrote: “This is a good man. Smile! Could the pandemic lead to happier times?
In January 2018, a Yale University professor named Laurie Santos launched a course, Psychology and the Good Life, which quickly became the most popular class in the institution’s 319-year-history.
After 13 years at Yale, in 2016, the 44-year-old had taken charge of one of the university’s residential colleges and had become alarmed by widespread mental illness and stress. She wanted to explain the paradox of why so many students were still suffering, having achieved their dreams of being admitted to Yale and having met society’s definition of success. A field guide to Trump's dangerous rhetoric. All leaders are demagogues.
5 reasons you need to visit Islay. UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Would You Rather Be Born Smart or Rich? I know, I know, you'd rather be born smart and rich (and charming, and with a lustrous head of hair, and a voice like Michael Bolton's).
But if you had to choose? Chances are, your answer depends on whether you think the U.S. economy is a meritocracy—that intelligence and ambition are more important to lifelong success than the circumstances of your birth. A recent Brookings paper gives reasons for optimism. (2) What the 1% Don't Want You to Know. 30 Thought-Provoking Digital Illustrations That Expose The Flaws Of Our Modern Society. Art has recently grown into a relatively strong medium to convey critique.
Whether it's of the way we live our lives, the way “things are done” in our society, or the way we abuse the planet (or abuse each other). In a world where a single picture can tell a thousand words—how information is much more consumed via imagery rather than language—art turns out to be an effective way to understand the scope of an issue and to call for change. Tell Them, I Am. All the Presidential Candidates Need to Read These Books About Climate Disaster. There’s a strong need to build climate empathy. Hundreds of media organizations worldwide have banded together through the Covering Climate Now project. Millions of people, led by youth activists, are marching in the streets demanding action. Yet some people, including many politicians, still don’t seem convinced we’re in the middle of an emergency.
A Corridor Runs Through It. Mallory, Carlton, and Joe cross Pleasant Hill Road, stopping and starting like squirrels, dodging cars, exhaling deeply when they finally make the other side. A drone films overhead. They’ve done this routine many times — crossing roads, highways, and Interstates — all to illustrate the real danger wildlife faces. One of the leading causes of death for the endangered Florida panther is collision with vehicles. In 2014, 25 panthers were killed while crossing the road (their total population is estimated to be around 200 adults). For wildlife in the Everglades Headwaters near and around Lake Russell trying to head north toward the land along Reedy Creek and beyond (e.g. the Green Swamp), the only choice is to roll the dice and cross the chaos of Pleasant Hill Road. Where to Stream 11 Essential Ken Burns Documentaries - NYT Watching. Watching is The New York Times’s TV and film recommendation newsletter and website. Ken Burns is going to war again. On Sept. 17, he and his frequent collaborator Lynn Novick will return to PBS with “The Vietnam War,” a 10-part, 18-hour documentary exploring the conflict.
In anticipation, we’ve put together a guide to the best of his documentaries available online, whether you want something relatively short by Burns standards (under two hours), luxuriously long (eight hours or more) or somewhere in between. I Want Snack-Size Burns The Brooklyn Bridge in 1932.Keystone, via Getty Images. This Account Showcases Real Women That Don’t Follow Society’s Expectations (30 Pics) The 1619 Project. US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters and how you can stop it. But tree cover in US cities is shrinking. A study published last year by the US Forest Service found that we lost 36 million trees annually from urban and rural communities over a five-year period.
Disney Heir Abigail Disney Calls For Tax On The Wealthy : NPR. Muslims lived in America before Protestantism even existed. (1) PUMPED DRY: The Global Crisis of Vanishing Groundwater-FULL VIDEO. Signs we're experiencing a 6th mass extinction. The Spellbinding Swedish Song That Calls Cows Home.
Top 5 Zaha Hadid Building Projects. A Danish word the world needs to combat stress: Pyt. The Mohawks Who Built Manhattan (Photos) For generations, Mohawk Indians have left their reservations in or near Canada to raise skyscrapers in the heart of New York City. High atop a New York University building one bright September day, Mohawk ironworkers were just setting some steel when the head of the crew heard a big rumble to the north. How Native American tribes are bringing back the bison from brink of extinction.
The Psychopharmacology of Everyday Life. Tweets with a view. Time: The History & Future of Everything – Remastered. Growing Up Surrounded by Books Has a Lasting Positive Effect on the Brain, Says a New Scientific Study. Image by George Redgrave, via Flickr Commons Somewhere in the annals of the internet--if this sprawling, near-sentient thing we call the internet actually has annals--there is a fine, fine quote by filmmaker John Waters: We need to make books cool again. Earth's Water Cycle. More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life'. Image copyright JAGO-TEAM/GEOMAR All sea life will be affected because carbon dioxide emissions from modern society are making the oceans more acidic, a major new report will say. The eight-year study from more than 250 scientists finds that infant sea creatures will be especially harmed.
The 2018 Midterms and the Specter of Voter Suppression. Read: The ‘hubris’ of the Supreme Court’s voting-rights ruling. The Eugenics Crusade. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. The answer to the great question of life, the universe, and everything. The world's movement of people - in one map. Which is the only country to protect in law the child’s right to play? Kelly Marie Tran on online harrassment click 2x. Keeping Up With The Kardashians may make viewers cold-hearted towards poor, study suggests. Visual politics. Lies my teacher told me click 2x. Reagan? No. The book that fights sexism with science. Reconstructing the Faces of Pompeii Victims.
Flashmob: Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen. Quick Drone Video Of Ancient Pompeii Site So Far. 'We have different ways of coping': the global heatwave from Beijing to Bukhara. The Trump era won't last for ever. But we must do our part to end it. PsBattle: Lion cub making a face : photoshopbattles. Hidden History Shanghai Jewish Refugees click 2x. Chart: Are We Living Under Fascism? - by Scott Bateman. RHYTHM "FOLI" THERE IS NO MOVEMENT WITHOUT RHYTHM, ORIGINAL VERSION. thomas roebers and leeuwenberg. May 1968: The Revolution That Almost Was -the NIB click 2x. ‘End of the World Atlas’ Shows Future Human-Nature Conflicts. The US is stingier with child care and maternity leave than the rest of the world.
A broken idea of sex is flourishing. Blame capitalism. A different perspective on the world.... - Information Is Beautiful. Stewart Humor. There's No Scientific Basis for Race—It's a Made-Up Label. History shows why school prayer is so divisive - SFGate.
Beyoncé, at Coachella, celebrated historically black colleges. Capital - The tiny ways prejudice seeps into the workplace. Rita Hayworth Is Stayin' Alive. The article removed from Forbes, “Why White Evangelicalism Is So Cruel” – Political Orphans. The Immigrant Ancestors Ann Coulter Wishes She Didn’t Have. US Census & attitudes click 2x. The policing of black Americans is racial harassment funded by the state. Jimmy Carter: Why I believe the mistreatment of women is the. CREDO Mobile - "When national policymakers value the money... Clumsy Husky puppy. Steve Bannon Is Done Wrecking the American Establishment. Now He Wants to Destroy Europe’s. Gapminder: statistics for a fact based world view. Three Reasons Scientists Are Freaked out by Crazy-High Arctic Temperatures.
This new 'sexual consent and tea' video from Thames Valley Police is brilliant. The UN has ranked nations for innovation - how does yours do? Carl Jung - Matter of Heart (1985) To think critically, you have to be both analytical and motivated. War on the wildest places: US bill may open pristine lands to development. Refugees learn to rebuild click 2x. Global inequality is on the rise – but at vastly different rates across the world. Depression treatment: 30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression. Instead of “Job Creation,” How About Less Work? Why do we think poor people are poor because of their own bad choices?
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