Robert Spahr, an assistant professor at Southern Illinois University Department of Cinema & Photography, writes,
I wanted to let you know that we are not only in the
middle of a labor strike, but most importantly, a public university has
shown by their actions, the dangers of Cloud Computing.
The University has disabled faculty email, and locked them out of their
personal work contained in Blackboard (a course
management system) as well as censoring pro-union comments from the
official University Facebook page.
Myself, and some fellow faculty and students quickly produced a blog
and Twitter feed to combat this censorship.
Turns out the uni isn't just nuking pro-union statements, but any questions about the labor dispute posted by its students and other stakeholders.
Economist Tim Harford attacks three of the statistics being widely cited in the campaigns over the upcoming referendum on the UK remaining in the EU, two from the “leave” camp and one from the “stay” camp.
The New York City’s Employees Retirement System has $51B in assets, $1.5B of which is lodged with hedge funds — but maybe for not much longer.
Bernie Sanders denounced the CEO of GE for the company’s tax-dodging practices and the CEO of Verizon for doing the same and exploiting its workers, 40,000 of whom are out on strike.
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