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The Immigration Ban is a Headfake, and We’re Falling For It. The world is not falling apart: The trend lines reveal an increasingly peaceful period in history. Photo by Gokhan Sahin/Getty Images.

The world is not falling apart: The trend lines reveal an increasingly peaceful period in history.

The Rise and Fall of ‘Boring Dystopia,’ the Anti-Facebook Facebook Group - Motherboard. Laziness isn’t why people are poor. And iPhones aren’t why they lack health care. Two homeless women wait for the bus to take their children to a shelter for the night.

Laziness isn’t why people are poor. And iPhones aren’t why they lack health care.

(Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post) In response to a question about his party’s plan to increase the cost of health insurance, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) suggested that people should “invest in their own health care” instead of “getting that new iPhone.” I, Daniel Blake review – a battle cry for the dispossessed. Ken Loach’s latest Palme d’Or winner, his second after 2006’s The Wind that Shakes the Barley, packs a hefty punch, both personal and political.

I, Daniel Blake review – a battle cry for the dispossessed

Neoliberalism is creating loneliness. That’s what’s wrenching society apart. What greater indictment of a system could there be than an epidemic of mental illness?

Neoliberalism is creating loneliness. That’s what’s wrenching society apart

Yet plagues of anxiety, stress, depression, social phobia, eating disorders, self-harm and loneliness now strike people down all over the world. The latest, catastrophic figures for children’s mental health in England reflect a global crisis. The story behind Michelle Obama's beautiful final state dinner dress will impress you even more. On Tuesday night, Michelle Obama and husband Barack hosted her final state dinner at the White House. the First Lady welcomed Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife Agnese Landini in an Atelier Versace gown.

The story behind Michelle Obama's beautiful final state dinner dress will impress you even more

The dress, like most of Mrs Obama's outfits, has been widely praised as stunning. Picture: Getty Images/Nicholas Kamm But according to the New York Times, FLOTUS extraordinare was doing more with her gown than just slaying. Vice. Our Top 10 Thigh Exercises. Okay, there's a lot going on here — arms curling, torso tightening, legs kicking back.

Our Top 10 Thigh Exercises

You may need to watch the video twice to get the hang of it, but the thigh-tightening potential here is high: Go slow, but definitely keep going. Do it: Holding a dumbbell in your right hand, stand with your left hand on your hip.Lean forward slightly, lifting your left foot behind you to about hip height. At the same, bring your right arm forward.Turn your palm to face the ceiling and do a biceps curl.Touch your toes back down briefly, then repeat for 12 reps. Be sure to keep your left leg straight while bending your right knee.Switch sides: Stand with your left foot forward. South Somerset District Council - Homefinder Somerset. Homefinder Somerset Choice Based Lettings - Homefinder Somerset South Somerset District Council is part of a scheme called Homefinder Somerset.

South Somerset District Council - Homefinder Somerset

What is Homefinder Somerset? Homefinder Somerset is a way of finding a home to rent which lets you select the home you would like to be considered for. Almost anyone can apply to join the scheme including existing tenants who would like to transfer. It is a partnership of local authorities and housing associations who are working together to make the process of finding a home simple and transparent for all applicants across Somerset.

Partners are: West Somerset Council Mendip District Council Sedgemoor District Council South Somerset District Council Taunton Deane Borough Council Housing Associations in the Homefinder Somerset area. Academic Jobs EU - Job Directory. Top > Social Science > All > GREECE.

Academic Jobs EU - Job Directory

April's Law UK Petition. Sociology-links. There are a myriad of resources available to sociologists, here we detail a comprehensive list.

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If you would like your organisation added to this list please contact Donna Willis with details and, ideally, a weblink. General Sociological Interest Links are sorted in alphabetical order. Academic Jobs EU - Academic and related vacancies for universities, medical centres, and research institutes in the EU.Academy of Social Sciences - The Academy responds to Government and other consultations on behalf of the social science community, organises meetings about social science for practitioners and seminars on topics that span social science disciplines, and sponsors a number of schemes that promote social science and enhance its value to society.

Please click hereto access the Academy's latest electronic bulletin.AlphaGalileo - The fast effective way to get science, medicine and technology news to journalists around the world. The propaganda of 'British values' is a distortion of history – video. Natasha IKO IKO Top Of The Pops RA RA SKIRT! Lsr.php?u= Photo As soon as Kristina Dooley’s 5-year-old triplets see an elevator, they race to be the one who gets there first.

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“When they get to the buttons, elbows start flying,” she says. Almost immediately, she hears the complaint “That’s not fair!” From the child who doesn’t get to hit a button. A child’s list of things that are “not fair” is seemingly endless. Vice. Trueactivist. How local wise-women who carried on ancient traditions were exterminated by Christianity. By Barbara G. Walker | October 2008 Freethought Today. This is the most dangerous time for our planet.

As a theoretical physicist based in Cambridge, I have lived my life in an extraordinarily privileged bubble. Cambridge is an unusual town, centred around one of the world’s great universities. Within that town, the scientific community that I became part of in my 20s is even more rarefied. And within that scientific community, the small group of international theoretical physicists with whom I have spent my working life might sometimes be tempted to regard themselves as the pinnacle. Howard Rheingold: The new power of collaboration. For Volunteers With L'Auberge/Help Refugees - Calaid-ipedia.

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free. When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of the technical advances that we see in use today with computer generated imagery. So, it’s no wonder that he jumped into digital photography. From 2009 until 2014, Levoy taught digital photography at Stanford.

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Home - Sociological Images. Georg Simmel. The Society Pages. School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies. Why is Nationalism Dangerous? - Sociological Images. In his speech last week accepting the Republican nomination for President, Donald Trump said (my emphasis): …our plan will put America First. Taxpayers fund large wages and lavish perks of academy school chiefs. The leaders of academy schools are spending taxpayers’ money on luxury hotels, top-end restaurants, first-class travel, private health care and executive cars, a joint investigation by Channel 4’s Dispatches and the Observer can reveal. The Threshold Concept. What did Jesus really look like? Image copyright Thinkstock. 10 stunning secret places in Bristol. Whenever you visit a new city it’s all well and good doing the obvious things, but what’s often more interesting is taking the odd left-field detour.

Chancellor's Autumn Statement 2015: what the papers say. Reclaiming the Goddess: Stop Using the Name ISIS to Describe a Bunch of Ignorant, Murderous F**ktards. Finally, kim kardashian silences her detractors with biting essay. When Partying Becomes a Problem: How I Managed to Quit Drink and Drugs. Why the Media Pays More Attention to Some Tragedies Than Others. Funding for St Paul's Carnival withdrawn. Tory MPs block bill to give first aid training to children by talking non-stop until debate ends. Now the truth emerges: how the US fuelled the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq. What ISIS Really Wants. Two nobel prize winners think the Kardashians sum up everything wrong in the world. Black Friday: Asda, John Lewis and Argos among stores scaling back massive day of sales.

All Hail: How Adele's 'Rolling Stone' Cover Destroys the Male Gaze. The Age of Despair: Reaping the Whirlwind of Western Support for Extremist Violence. Here's All the Bad News That Was Buried on the Last Day of Parliament. Post-16 skills plan and independent report on technical education. The British Sociological Association. Isabel's 1970s Global Style in Mexico City — House Tour.

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