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October 13th, 2014 - 10:32 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Is UW Violating Open Meetings Law?

Maybe not, but they’re sure gaming it. Like other public entities, the University of Washington must comply with the Open Public Meetings Act, which says public officials aren’t allowed to conduct the public’s business in secret or closed sessions.  Certain exceptions are allowed[...]

October 13th, 2014 - 9:20 pm § in Uncategorized

North Korea: Kim Still There!

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance since September 3 on Tuesday, according to state media reports. The front page of the Rodong Sinmun newspaper showed the 31-year-old walking with a cane during a visit to the new Wisong Scientists Residential District. The mystery, the[...]

October 13th, 2014 - 2:50 pm § in America

Exploiting Soldiers To Scorn The Working Poor

After reading this tweet (see image below), I decided to just paste it, and let it speak for itself. This tweeter’s message is that fast food workers insult our troops by asking for pay similar to what the troops get.  It would be more logical to argue our troops should get a raise because th[...]

October 13th, 2014 - 1:21 pm § in Misc.

Where is Kim?

Kim Jong Un’s disappearance may be a trick This isn’t the first time a North Korean dictator has inexplicably disappeared, and the reasons may be baffling. READMORE about North Korea[...]

October 13th, 2014 - 11:49 am § in China, Politics

CHINA: keeping the flames lit in Hong Kong

Socialist Action says the mass protests must be relaunched, especially by issuing a clear call for the all-Hong Kong school strike to resume with full force. There is no time for hesitation. The occupations must remain and not surrender another inch of occupied territory. Democratic action committee[...]

October 13th, 2014 - 10:46 am § in Misc.

The NFL’s Problems Begin in Academia: The view from FSU

A month ago, the UW Athletic Department gave its quarterback, Cyler Miles from Denver, a pass … punishing him with a one game suspension after he admitted participating in an assault on two fans of the Seahawks.  How this man did not even get charged with a misdemeanor by the Seattle Police [...]

October 13th, 2014 - 9:29 am § in Misc.

UW Huskies: Phyllis Wise Gets Caught For Bad Scholarship

The former UW Provost and now Chancellor of the University of Illinois, after over deriding a UW faculty council as “incompetent” to review the work of a UW prof, is found guilty of scientific misconduct. October 10, 2014 by Andy Thomason Phyllis M. Wise, chancellor of the University o[...]

October 13th, 2014 - 8:51 am § in China, Hypocrisy

CHINA; Hong Kong Update

While the media loses interest![...]