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Against Greenwald Resigning to Public 'Suffering' of Trump and Clinton

Speaking of likely nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the writer Glenn Greenwald ended his appearance on the program "Democracy Now" this morning thus: These are the two most unpopular presidential candidates ever to run, I think, in 30 years. Show More Summary

CA's Orange County Jailhouse Snitching Program Continues

Law enforcement continues to get battered in the court of public opinion. In general, law enforcement could really use a boost of good press. Well, don't look to California. As if the state didn't have enough of its plate already, the now infamous Orange County jailhouse informant scandal threatens to......

Asos and Telefónica’s Wayra launch fashion tech accelerator

Fashion retailer Asos already has its own corporate venture arm, the aptly-named Asos Ventures. And now the publicly listed U.K. company is getting into to the startup accelerator business with a new fashion tech program being run in partnership with (and by) Telefónica’s Wayra. Read More

Intercontinental Hotels Group Reveals Their Member-Only Rate Discounts

I don't believe IHG Rewards Club has announced this publicly yet, but they've updated their program terms and conditions to reference 'member-exclusive rates' at their hotels. And these new rates are live. Continue reading Intercontinental Hotels Group Reveals Their Member-Only Rate Discounts...


HERE’S WHY GOVERNMENT HOUSING VOUCHERS CAUSE MORE POVERTY, NOT LESS: Question – Which program does the federal government spend more on each year, public housing vouchers or welfare checks? If you said the former, you must know the Manhattan Institute’s Howard Husock. What he knows about public housing is more valuable than the work of […]

Dutch Broadcaster Launches Website to Help Refugees Integrate Into Society

The Netherlands Public Broadcasting corporation (NPO) launched a website for refugees on Friday called Net in Nederlands (New to the Netherlands), with access to Dutch television programs and videos, in order to boost their integration into Dutch society, a press release to coincide with the launch explained.

Music in the Library

Since—and perhaps before—public libraries started building auditoriums in their libraries, we have had music programs for the public. Some of these programs started back in the 1940s; possibly earlier. One of the first noted concert series in libraries was that of the Composers Forum. Show More Summary

Huge Scandal Develops as Taxpayer-Funded Community Health Centers Facilitate Abortions

Volunteers or political operatives? That’s what most people are asking after an investigation blew the lid off of a shocking new scandal involving the AmeriCorps program. The “public service” arm of the federal government, created by Bill Clinton in 1993, did a tremendous disservice to taxpayers, an inspector general has found, by teaming up with […]

Arizona Republicans want funding for Koch-backed schools

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's Republican leaders have proposed earmarking millions of dollars for programs at the state's public universities that are backed by billionaire Republican donor Charles Koch. The proposal would funnel $5 million...Show More Summary

How to use Cortana to find and ring your phone

What's great about participating in the Windows Insider Program is that you can preview new Windows 10 features before they're available to the public. While you can find or ring your phone from the web browser using Microsoft's Device Manager, Insiders can also find their phone with the help of Cortana. Show More Summary

Newswire: Don’t worry, layabouts: The Price Is Right isn’t going anywhere

People who watch CBS’s daytime programming—including college students, retirees, and people without real jobs who freelance for pop-culture publications—can rejoice, as Variety reports that the network has renewed its entire daytime slate for the 2016-2017 season. Show More Summary

Quotes: NYC's Publicly Funded Preschool Expansion Looks A Lot Like A Voucher Program

Observers and policymakers refer easily to New York’s pre-K program as part of the “public” education system or at the very least as a “public” education program. Yet vouchers for K-12 private schools are often criticized for “privatizing” public education. -- James Ryan in Medium (The Largest Voucher Program You’ve Never Heard About)

iOS 9.3.2 Public Beta 3 now available for testers

Apple has released the third version of its iOS 9.3.2 public beta. Members of the company's Beta Software Program can download the release over-the-air by going to Settings > General > Software update. This follows from the recent launch of the third developer beta for iOS 9.3.2. Show More Summary

Word of Mouth | Language Learning

Programming that supports English-language learning (ELL) is not new in the world of public libraries. Kenneth English, associate director of adult learning centers at the New York Public Library (NYPL), has seen “photos and noticesShow More Summary

Individual Giving Officer

The Public Theater’s Development Department is hiring a Major Gifts Officer to operate as a frontline fundraiser for the Partners Program.

Long Beach program prepares young autistic adults for jobs and self-sufficiency

Alexander Ryan considers himself ambitious, and he's proud that he recently achieved a long-standing goal: landing a part-time job at T.J. Maxx and getting there on public transportation. The 21-year-old from Encino credits his accomplishments, in part, to a program he became involved with soon...

Schools are helping police spy on kids’ social media activity

Schools in Florida are renewing a program that monitors their students' social media activity for criminal or threatening behavior, despite causing some controversy since its adoption last year. Orlando County Public Schools recently told...Show More Summary

Emilia Clarke: Fans Don’t Recognize Me in Public

Adding another magazine cover to her credit, Emilia Clarke is on the front page of the May 2016 issue of Vogue Australia. And though she’s a principal character on “Game of Thrones,” aka one of the most popular programs on television,...Show More Summary

NASA Space Apps Challenge: Women hacking space image data

Today I'm participating in a program called the International @SpaceApps Women in Data Bootcamp. I'm presenting a brief talk highlighting the way that my personal discovery of NASA's image data archives shaped my path into public communication about science, and briefly showcasing three other women who do amazing work with public image data.

Apple released OS X 10.11.5 Public Beta 2 to testers

Apple has released the second public beta for OS X El Capitan 10.11.5. Members of Apple's Beta Software Program can grab it now from the Updates section of the Mac App Store. This comes on the heels of the release of the second 10.11.5 developer beta. Show More Summary

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