By Durba Ghosh, Ph.D. In Delhi, India in February, the government arrested the student president of India's largest university for engaging in what the government considered seditious speech. The law used by the government to detainShow More Summary
Ben Connable Politics, Iraq Time for a broader approach—one not confined to Iraq's government. Three years of engagement with Sunni Arab Iraqis, analysis of Sunni Iraqi media and a recent trip to Baghdad with former ambassador Ryan Crocker’s Task Force for the Future of Iraq have convinced me of two things. Show More Summary
Originally posted on AFT's blog, SchoolHouse Voices. This week, parents, elected officials, students, and communities are engaging in National Teacher Appreciation Week. For one week every year, teachers across the country are acknowledged for their often selfless contributions and thankless efforts. Ohio has more than 100,000 teachers. Show More Summary
This year they seemed to come in a rash. All over the fields, a rash of lambs. Could that be the collective term for lambs? Probably not. And because of the multitude I’ve taken less notice of them. Become less engaged with the wonder of them; their springing and prancing, their rough and tumble playing … Continue reading Not Bothered ?
Using the power of the community to create a developer-friendly Linux laptop. Over four years ago it all began with the crazy idea of creating an Ubuntu-based developer laptop by engaging the community. At Dell, the thought of creating a niche product, for an “obscure” audience, and doing it publicly, was a bit out of the norm to say the least. Show More Summary
Truly, Donald J. Trump is one colossal anomaly. I’ve seen a lot of squishy moderates, barely-Republicans, and outright RiNOs in my years as a political geek. Rarely have I seen an outright liberal, in the same vein as Obama, Pelosi, and Reid, gain the confidence of those who claim to be conservatives, simply because he stuck an “R” beside his name. Show More Summary
On HBO and in the real world, Americans often choose to engage with female politicians as nothing more than bitches. The post Veep’s Unlikable Feminist Hero Shines Bright In The Year of The Woman Card appeared first on Autostraddle.
Congrats are in order for David Hasselhoff! The 63-year-old actor is engaged to his longtime girlfriend Hayley Roberts after five years of dating. How exciting! According to Hello magazine, the former Baywatch star popped the question during a romantic beach-side picnic in Malibu. The 36-year-old blonde bombshell said of the big surprise: "We were both in tears … I [...]
Campaigning in Marion, Indiana, Monday, Ted Cruz walked across the street from his rally and tried to engage a group of Donald Trump supporters in a…
Justin Verlander and Kate Upton are apparently both off the market. Reports began circulating Monday evening that Justin Verlander finally popped the question to Upton after years of the pair being an item. While Verlander and his now fiancée have been together since 2013, the couple isn’t looking to rush to the altar. Show More Summary
Kate Upton has been dating Justin Verlander for several years, and it seems that the couple intend to make that a life-long partnership. Upton confirmed Monday that she was now engaged to the Tigers’ pitcher, and she showed off a shiny ring at the Met Gala in New York. “I’m really excited, he asked me […]
Met Gala: Taylor Swift, Beyoncé and the edgiest looks on the red carpet May 2 2016, 6:06 PM The annual Met Gala, one of the major fashion events of the year, is where New York's entertainment and media chic mix and mingle with Hollywood's A-List crowd. Each year the looks on the red carpet get...
People living with mental illness are overrepresented in the criminal justice system. It is estimated that 1 million people with mental illnesses are arrested and booked in the U.S. each year. As such, interventions to help this population, such as mental health courts, are becoming popular in communities across the country. Show More Summary
In July of 2002, two years before Donald Trump became engaged to the Slovenian model Melania Knauss, he visited her native country for three hours. The couple had been in London. At around 8 P.M. on a Monday night, they landed at Ljubljana’s Brnik airport in Trump’s Boeing 727. Show More Summary
“In July of 2002, two years before Donald Trump became engaged to the Slovenian model Melania Knauss, he visited her native country for three hours,” writes Lauren Collins at the New Yorker, as the lede of an essay on the parallels between...Show More Summary
The former secretary of state’s role in facilitating last year’s nuclear accord was complicated by Mr. Kerry’s comparative eagerness to engage.
My latest Macro Musings Podcast is with Cardiff Garcia, U.S. senior editor of FT Alphaville and host of the podcast FT Alphachat. After spending many years engaging with Cardiff in the econ blogosphere, it was a lot of fun having he come into studio for the podcast. Show More Summary
The first picture here is of Krissy in 1994, when we got engaged; you can see my goofy face cropped halfway off there. The second is from 2007, nine years ago. The third is from 2011, five years ago. The final one is from this weekend, at Penguicon. Best guesses: Highlander; vampire; has a painting […]
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have baffled fans with their off-again on-again romance. After splitting several years ago, the two seemed to be rekindling their romance recently. Miley was seen wearing the same engagement ring that she flaunted after Liam proposed the first time, and the two were spotted engaging in PDA. Show More Summary
Kim Dong Chul had been detained in North Korea on suspicion of engaging in spying and stealing state secrets.