Category: Education

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | June 29, 2022

Happy 92nd Birthday (June 30) to Thomas Sowell, one of the greatest living economists

One of my two all-time most favorite economists — Dr. Thomas Sowell — turns 92 tomorrow, he was born on June 30, 1930. Here is Thomas Sowell’s webpage and here…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Biden officials call on early childhood teachers to help promote kids' COVID vaccines

Two Biden administration officials released a letter on Wednesday calling on teachers to help encourage parents to get their children vaccinated against COVID-19 now that vaccines are available to nearly…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

GOP walks tightrope on abortion

The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down decades of precedent protecting access to an abortion was hailed as a win for conservatives, but the political reality for Republicans is likely…

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Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) | June 29, 2022

Reclaiming our classrooms from disruption

CIS education program director Glenn Fahey and one of the world’s leading practitioners of classroom management, Tom Bennett discuss how teachers can reclaim classrooms from disruption and disorder. Australian classrooms…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Democrats unveiling 'Transgender Bill of Rights'

A group of House Democrats on Tuesday announced they would move to codify federal protections for transgender people. The proposal, dubbed the “Transgender Bill of Rights,” would codify the Supreme…

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The Hill, Finance | June 29, 2022

EY to pay $100 million SEC fine for employees cheating on ethics exam

Professional services firm Ernst & Young (EY) agreed to pay a $100 million fine on Tuesday after admitting that dozens of its accountants cheated on ethics exams, and that the…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | June 28, 2022

Dobbs and Collegiate Viewpoint Diversity

With the just-released Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision from the Supreme Court, many college and university students are shocked that what was perceived as an absolute right has changed.…

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The Nation | June 28, 2022

We Need Less Harvard, Not More

John Monkovic Expanding enrollment at Ivy League institutions won’t solve inequality or fix our broken education system. The post We Need Less Harvard, Not More appeared first on The Nation.

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Australian Institute for International Affairs (AIIA) | June 27, 2022

How Climate Change Is Affecting The Right To Education

How Climate Change Is Affecting The Right To Education 27 June 2022 Though, education, as a fundamental human right, should be accessible to everyone, schooling remains unattainable for much of…

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The Hill, Transpotation | June 25, 2022

Canceled flights; parked jets: Airlines struggle to meet demand in chaotic summer travel season

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Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), General | June 25, 2022

Celebrating philanthropists – the IEA’s “Inspiring Freedom Award”

Philanthropy is not the same as charity, although the two are related. Charity is the giving of aid to those in need, whether financial or in kind, and it is…

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Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), General | June 25, 2022

Celebrating Philanthropists: the IEA’s Inspiring Freedom Award

Philanthropy is not the same as charity, although the two are related. Charity is the giving of aid to those in need, whether financial or in kind, and it is…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | June 24, 2022

Landing in London without a Connection

On a recent visit to London, my phone did not connect to the networks abroad when I landed. Within seconds, I was filled with anxiety; as someone who is constantly…

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The Hill, Finance | June 24, 2022

On The Money — Hot labor market stays strong through Fed hikes

Layoffs remain low even as interest rates go higher. We’ll also look at the scrapping of a major cannabis banking bill and where a top Fed official sees rates going. …

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | June 23, 2022

Carson v. Makin is a Win for Liberalism and Education Pluralism

In a win for education pluralism, this week the Supreme Court ruled in Carson v. Makin that private school choice programs cannot exclude religious schools based on religious identification or…

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Breaking Defense | June 23, 2022

Pentagon’s long-awaited ‘Responsible AI’ pathway highlights flexibility, ‘trust’

Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen H. Hicks participates in a Multipurpose Reconfigurable Training System 3D® (MRTS 3D®) technology training device demonstration and discussion with staff at the Center for Information…

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The Hill, International | June 23, 2022

Biden’s antisemitism envoy to travel to Saudi Arabia

The top U.S. official combatting antisemitism globally will travel to Saudi Arabia on her first international trip, the State Department announced Thursday. Ambassador Deborah Lipstadt, the president’s special envoy to…

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Breaking Defense | June 23, 2022

House advances bill to train Australian submariners alongside US counterparts

HMAS Rankin conducts helicopter transfers in Cockburn Sound, Western Australia, as part of Rankin’s training assessments to ensure the boat is ready to deploy. (Photo courtesy of the Royal Australian…

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RAND International Affairs | June 23, 2022

Implementation of South Africa’s Central Chronic Medicine Dispensing and Distribution Program for HIV Treatment

Participants had highly favorable attitudes about the Chronic Care and Medicine Dispensing and Distribution (CCMDD) program for HIV treatment. Patient-level barriers to care included inadequate education about CCMDD and inability…

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Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) | June 23, 2022

Liberals have regressed to big government

Liberals once stood for a smaller state, popular capitalism and a sensible approach to public finances. The party’s ideological regression has been staggering: during the recent era of Coalition rule,…

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Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Publications | June 22, 2022

The People Paradox: Does the World Have Too Many or Too Few People?

In the eighteenth century, English cleric, economist and demographer Thomas Malthus claimed that population growth was bound to outrun the food available and he argued that there should be limits…

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Critical Social Policy | June 22, 2022

Responsibilising young benefit recipients: Income management and financial capability in New Zealand

Critical Social Policy, Ahead of Print. New Zealand recipients of the Youth Payment and Young Parent Payment, who are disproportionally Indigenous Māori and sole mothers, must participate in ‘Money Management’.…

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Pacific Maritime Magazine | June 21, 2022

POLB Exec Director Appointed To National Advisory Committee

Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero. Photo courtesy of POLB. Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero has been appointed to the Maritime Transportation System National Advisory…

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Presidência da República Portuguesa | June 16, 2022

Presidente da República congratula o Professor Doutor Manuel Rodrigues, vencedor do prémio King’s Education Awards 2022

Manuel Rodrigues, Professor Auxiliar de Gestão Financeira na <em>King’s Business School</em> é o vencedor do prémio <em>King’s Education Awards 2022</em> para Educação Inclusiva da Universidade <em>King’s College London</em>, no Reino…

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Bruegel | June 16, 2022

COVID-19 and the shift to remote work

A version of this Policy Contribution will be published as a chapter in Whalley, J., V. Stocker and W. Lehr (eds) (2023) Beyond the Pandemic? Exploring the impact of Covid-19…

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