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Evaluating the evidence on micro-aggressions and trigger warnings

MORE than 150 years ago, John Stuart Mill put forward a sensible proposition. “The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilised community, against his will, is to pr.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistOct 12th, 2017

Berkeley Professor Claims Clinton Email Investigation Nothing More Than A Sexist "Bitch Hunt"

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Today’s college-related article is not about safe spaces, macro aggressions and trigger warnings. Rather, it’s about a remarkably stupid claim made by Robin Lakoff (a profes.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 1st, 2016

Russian hackers are laying the groundwork to spy on the US Senate, cybersecurity firm says

Thomson Reuters The cybersecurity firm Trend Micro found evidence that Russian hackers targeted the US Senate's internal email system in mid-2017. The phishing emails,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2018

Shakespeare for Snowflakes? Famous Plays Come With Trigger Warnings at Cambridge University

The school has said it's "in no way indicative of a faculty-wide policy," but fans of the Bard are mad anyway......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 21st, 2017

Barclays Downgrades Advanced Micro Devices, Sees "Little Evidence" Of Epyc Share Gains

Heading into Q2 earnings season, one of the hottest stocks in the semiconductor space may be running out of steam. Latest Ratings f.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 18th, 2017

Church of England Helped Conceal Sex Abuse by Bishop, Report Says

Top leaders in the Church of England “colluded” with a disgraced former bishop, ignoring warnings for years and withholding evidence of his sexual abuse of young men, a report said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 22nd, 2017

Are trigger warnings more harmful than taboo subjects?

Potentially offensive topics are on the rise in popular culture, but can trigger warnings really shield us from upset? And should they?.....»»

Category: topSource: ftApr 1st, 2017

EU wants to supend 300 generic drugs tested by Indian co Micro Therapeutic

There is no evidence of harm or lack of effectiveness of the medicines.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 27th, 2017

UK Consumer Cautious as Inflation Ticks Higher

U.K. retailers offered further evidence on Tuesday that they may be in for a tough year. Amid warnings that faster infla.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseMar 7th, 2017

FDA Has Ordered New Label Warnings, But It"s Not Clear That Anesthesia Is Risky In Pregnancy, Kids

Although the evidence of risk is mixed, the FDA is now requiring a new warning about their use in pregnant women and children under 3 about the use of 11 drugs for anesthesia or sedation. Although the evidence of risk is mixed, the FDA is now requir.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesDec 17th, 2016

NYU Prof Who Spoke Out Against "Safe Spaces" and "Trigger Warnings" Gets Pushed Out

NYU Prof Who Spoke Out Against "Safe Spaces" and "Trigger Warnings" Gets Pushed Out.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 31st, 2016

Even Deep Sea Organisms Are Eating Plastic Trash

Scientists have found the first evidence that even deep sea organisms are ingesting micro plastics. Scientists have found the first evidence that even deep sea organisms are ingesting micro plastics......»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 30th, 2016

Hofstra University Unveils "Trigger Warning" For Tonight"s Debate

It was inevitable. With much of the debate over the past year focusing on Social Justice Warriors, "safe spaces", and - most notably - "trigger warnings," moments ago the first such caution emerged when Hofstra University- the venue of tonight's historic .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 26th, 2016

"You"re An Idiot & A Lunatic if You Question "Safe Spaces" Or "Microaggression"" - President Of Northwestern

Submitted by Mark Glennon via WirePoints.com, Never mind that he’s talking about many who his university educated, including me. Any of you who question campus preoccupation with safe spaces, trigger warnings and microaggressions are idiots and luna.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 26th, 2016

The Relationship between the Dollar and Yen and How it Affects Gold

As more and more evidence shows .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk31 min. ago

PNB scam: RBI says had issued warnings on possible misuse of SWIFT system

Employees of PNB are suspected to have steered fraudulent loans through the platform to overseas accounts.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard49 min. ago

Washington"s $500 Million Financial-Storm Forecaster Is Foundering

The Office of Financial Research was supposed to anticipate trouble and issue warnings, but initiatives have been delayed or scaled back. Now the Trump administration is holding it up as an example of governmental overreach......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj49 min. ago

Broadcom "evaluating its options" for Qualcomm takeover after revised NXP bid

Broadcom Ltd. said it was "evaluating its options" regarding its hostile takeover bid for Qualcomm Inc. , after Qualcomm raised its own bid for NXP Semiconductors NV on Tuesday. "Broadcom believes the price increase demonstra.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch1 hr. 3 min. ago

Broadcom "evaluating options" after Qualcomm raised bid for NXP Semiconductors

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewall2 hr. 3 min. ago

Broadcom "evaluating options" after Qualcomm raised bid for NXP Semiconductors

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewall2 hr. 3 min. ago

"Financial-storm forecaster" agency does little, spends $500 million

The Office of Financial Research was supposed to anticipate trouble and issue warnings, but initiatives have been delayed or scaled back. Now the Trump administration is holding it up as an example of governmental overreach......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral2 hr. 3 min. ago