Dignity, Inequality, and the Populist Backlash: Lessons from America and Europe for a Sustainable Globalization

COVID-19 has enhanced already existing fissures undermining some societies’ commitments to globalization. Governments and firms need to act decisively to make the models of capitalism in the United States and Europe more friendly to small- and medium-sized firms, more equal in opportunity, and more meritocratic. [Author: by Rawi Abdelal]
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Beginning America Over Again with a New Electoral System

In a new book, Katherine Gehl and Michael Porter argue for a new way of electing political leaders, the Final-Five Voting System, to revitalize America’s fossilized political process. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Iterative Coordination and Innovation

Do Agile methodologies promote innovation? Results of a field experiment with Google show that increasing the frequency and goal orientation of stand-up meetings reinforces integration and value but reduces specialization and novelty in outcomes. [Author: by Sourobh Ghosh and Andy Wu]
Tags: Google, College, Andy Wu, by Sourobh Ghosh and Andy Wu, Sourobh Ghosh

The World According to Le Corbusier: An Animated Introduction to the Most Modern of All Architects

Among modern architects, was any architect ever so modernity-minded as Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, better known a Le Corbusier? Like many cultural figures well-known outside their field — Franz Kafka, George Orwell, David Lynch — his name has long since been adjectivized, though nowadays the term "Corbusian" is seldom used as a compliment. Many a self-described opponent of modern architecture, whatever they consider modern architecture to be, points to Le Corbusier as the originator of al...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Europe, College, History, Architecture, Animation, Paris, Manhattan, Unite, Seoul, Marseilles, Frank Lloyd Wright, Facebook Twitter, Le Corbusier, Right Bank

A new way for coaches to strengthen their practice

Educators around the world have been increasingly relying on technology for distance learning. For many, this transition wasn’t easy, and is a reminder that professional development is critical. One way schools can support educators is through instructional coaches, who work hand-in-hand with educators to help them achieve their teaching and learning goals with technology. That's why we created the Google for Education Certified Coach Program—to help instructional coaches become even more effect...
Tags: Google, Education, Amanda Del Balso, Google for Education Certified Coach Program, Google for Education Certified Coach

Nigerian ex-Eton pupil says he will return to accept racism apology

Novelist Dillibe Onyeama wrote book about abuse received during time at elite school• Contains language some readers may find offensiveA Nigerian novelist who was one of Eton’s first black students says he will visit the school after the current headmaster apologised for the “appalling” racism he experienced in the 1960s and extended an invitation.Dillibe Onyeama says he was shocked by the school’s offer of an apology, but would return as long as Eton covered the cost of his travel and accommoda...
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IMGs are abandoned during COVID

The Match is a stressful time during any physician’s life. Applicants study for, arrange for, and lose sleep over their USMLE steps, their letters of recommendation, and their personal statements. The matching process is particularly difficult during a global pandemic. As COVID-19 spread in March 2020, all USMLE testing was suspended. Applicants were reassured that […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Watch Hundreds of Free Films from Around the World: Explore Film Archives from Japan, France, and the U.S.

While the world retreated indoors in March, and the cinemas we knew and loved closed up shop, so many film libraries have turned around and opened up their archives to the world. This is a good thing. Don’t say you have nothing to watch! We have explored all the links below and can verify that they are all indeed free to watch. Some are even free to download. Here’s a brief rundown of some we’ve found: The National Film Registry of the Library of Congress The Library of Congress annually selects...
Tags: Google, Japan, Congress, Film, Australia, College, Orson Welles, Seo, House, Paris, New Zealand, Harlem Globetrotters, Frank Gehry, Eiffel Tower, Johnson, Puerto Rico

John Trumbull’s Famous 1818 Painting Declaration of Independence Virtually Defaced to Show Which Founding Fathers Owned Slaves

Statues of slaveholders and their defenders are falling all over the U.S., and a lot of people are distraught. What’s next? Mount Rushmore? Well… maybe no one’s likely to blow it up, but some honesty about the “extremely racist” history of Mount Rushmore might make one think twice about using it as a limit case. On the other hand, a sandblasting of the enormous Klan monument in Stone Mountain, Georgia—created earlier by Rushmore sculptor Gutzon Borglum—seems long overdue. We are learning a lot ...
Tags: Google, Art, Europe, Politics, College, Washington, US, History, Atlantic, Philosophy, South, Facebook Twitter, Carolina, Jefferson, Locke, Josh Jones

Stockton Unified School District Police Department Facing Elimination

STOCKTON (CBS13) — The Stockton Unified School District is considering eliminating its police department. The school district is one of only a few across the state that runs its own police department. SUSD Board Trustee Lange Luntao is proposing the elimination and is presenting the plan to the full board for a first reading Tuesday. David Rose is the president of the Police Officer’s Association for the district. “At this point, I’d say surprised and shocked,” Rose said. “I think it’s a very se...
Tags: Crime, News, Education, Minneapolis, Local, Seen On, Los Angeles, Stockton, San Joaquin County, Rose, California Department of Justice, David Rose, Stockton Unified School District, Police Reform, California Oakland, George Floyd

The coronavirus backlash: how the pandemic is destroying women's rights

Women are bearing the brunt of the economic fallout and taking on a greater share of domestic work and childcare – while visits to the Refuge website are up 950%. Is this the biggest ever leap backward for women?When lockdown began, Naomi initially hoped she could muddle through. She was used to working from home as a management consultant, and her boss was flexible about when the work got done. But, as a single parent to two children, seven and six, a few weeks of home schooling by day and work...
Tags: Family, Money, Education, Children, Women, Life and style, Childcare, Mental Health, Infectious Diseases, Employability, Job losses, Parents and parenting, Gender Pay Gap, Naomi, Coronavirus outbreak

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