Is a Higher Standard Needed for Campus Sexual Assault Cases? – Room for Debate

A Higher Standard Is Needed for College Sexual Assault Rulings John Villasenor 1:07 PM The Title IX tribunals that have proliferated on U.S. college campuses since 2011 have been enormously problematic. By federal mandate, U.S. colleges and universities — if they want to maintain access to federal funds — must adjudicate accusations of sexual violence …

Linda Sarsour says ‘fascist’ White House poses biggest threat to Jews

Activist Linda Sarsour takes part in a demonstration outside Trump Tower in New York City, June 1, 2017.  (Reuters) Avowed hate-peddler Linda Sarsour asserted Tuesday night that the “fascist” White House poses the greatest current threat to the Jewish community. Sarsour also dismissed articles in the “Jewish media” accusing her of anti-Semitism during a panel …

Governments in Australia and New Zealand fail to meet plain English website guidelines

VisibleThread identifies that 4 out of 5 of Australian Government websites analysed do not meet recommended readability standards. New Zealand fares better, but still has a way to go to achieve its readability goals. Cambridge UK, Monday 13th June 2016. VisibleThread, a global leader in content quality management, has released the latest in its series …

Congressman Gutierrez will not seek re-election: Politico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. Representative Luis Gutierrez of Illinois, a prominent critic of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, will not seek re-election next year, Politico reported on Monday. Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) waves after speaking at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 25, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron Citing three Democratic sources with …

Trump’s Pyongyang Moment | RealClearPolitics

AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File On July 15, 1971, Richard Nixon made the stunning announcement that he would be the first U.S. president to visit Mao Zedong’s China. “There can be no stable and enduring peace without the participation of the People’s Republic of China,” Nixon said. The fact that Nixon had made battling communism a hallmark of …