Public/private – academic/corporate partnerships

Note: The following is from a conversation on Facebook

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Robert Coker – 20 hrs · Edited ·

Sharing from my friend Henning Langberg.. We must change the culture of scientific investigation and provide more value to the public.

Universities Should Rethink Academic Ideals—Joining Industry Supercharges Research and Tech -… The University of Virginia’s provost, […]

Going to the source…

Tikun Olam-תיקון עולם Promoting Israeli democracy, exposing secrets of the national security state

Israel Murders Palestinian Granny on Her Way to Lunch in Hail of Bullets

by RICHARD SILVERSTEIN on NOVEMBER 8, 2015

in FILM-TV-MEDIA, MIDEAST PEACE

Yesterday, Israeli forces in Hebron assassinated a 73 year-old Palestinian woman who was driving […]

The exceptional Charles M. Schulz & Peanuts

Charles M. Schulz, Civil Rights, and the Previously Unseen Art of Peanuts

“My husband and I keep pertinent Peanuts cartoons on desks and bulletin boards as guards against pomposity.”

For half a century, Charles M. Schulz (November 26, 1922–February 12, 2000) made an art […]

One by one…

A sad day for public science advocacy

Posted by Orac on November 5, 2015 (58) More »

Introduction: This is the sort of crap Kevin Folta had to put up with. Why did I use this picture for this post? Consider it a chance to suck in the same sort of […]

Support for delusional thinking

The Paris Summit is actually a peace conference!

Why the Paris Climate Summit Is Actually a Peace Conference

November 4, 2015 – by Michael T. Klare

At the end of November, delegations from nearly 200 countries will convene in Paris for what is billed as the most important climate meeting ever held. Officially known as the 21st Conference of the […]

Beyond dystopian visions – by Henry A. Giroux

Beyond Dystopian Visions in the Age of Neoliberal Authoritarianism

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 00:00By Henry A. Giroux, Truthout | Op-Ed

(Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout)

George Orwell’s nightmarish vision of a totalitarian society casts a dark shadow over the United States. As American society has moved from a welfare to a warfare state, […]

What fairness and accuracy entails explained

SciCheck puts political claims under a microscope

FactCheck.org’s new channel gets funding for an election that is already testing the bounds of scientific reality.

By Julia Donheiser – November 2, 2015 | Print this article

Developmental psychologists say that most nine-month-olds are just learning how to roll over and utter familiar […]

Active adult community?

364-acre, 920-home adult community planned northeast of Atlanta

Morning Edition Editor- Atlanta Business Chronicle – Nov 3, 2015, 6:50am EST UPDATED: Nov 3, 2015, 9:20am EST

Atlanta-based PulteGroup Inc. (NYSE: PHM) wants to build a 364-acre, 920-home active adult community in Braselton, about an hour and a half northeast of Atlanta.

The proposed project […]