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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

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

Earnings Outlook: AMD earnings: New products and crypto-related sales are key to quarter

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. investors will be looking for how the chipmaker’s new product rollouts are faring are for more indications of how demand for cryptocurrency mining cards are driving sales......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch6 hr. 50 min. ago

Las Vegas Shooting Surveillance Video, Stephen Paddock Gambling Records and Photos Must Be Secured for Evidence, Nevada Judge Declares

The Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino will have to hold on to any information it has on gunman Stephen Paddock......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek7 hr. 35 min. ago

Las Vegas Shooting Surveillance Video, Stephen Paddock Gambling Records and Photos Must Be Secured For Evidence, Nevada Judge Declares

The Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino will have to hold on to any information it has on gunman Stephen Paddock......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek9 hr. 5 min. ago

: Article 155: Spain looks set to trigger its ‘nuclear option’ in the Catalonia crisis

Spain’s government is about to enter into no-man’s-land with its rebellious Catalan region. A cabinet meeting on Saturday could decide whether the central government takes over the region as punishment for refusing to back down over independence......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch10 hr. 20 min. ago

Snap hit with more layoffs, plans to slow hiring in 2018

Getty/Michael Kovac 18 people have been laid off from Snap's recruiting division. More cuts are expected as managers institute a new system for evaluating employee performance. In an email to employees last month, CEO Evan Spiegel said the company........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral12 hr. 5 min. ago

Snap hit with more layoffs, plans to slow hiring in 2018 (SNAP)

Getty/Michael Kovac Eighteen people have been laid off from Snap's recruiting division. More cuts are expected as managers institute a new system for evaluating employee per.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider14 hr. 20 min. ago

Trump links rise in UK crimes to "radical Islamic terror" without evidence

President D.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider17 hr. 5 min. ago

Volvo shares hit record as profit, order intake shine in third-quarter

The broad upturn in demand was also in evidence in Daimler's quarterly results.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard18 hr. 50 min. ago

Venezuela Bars Opposition Governors From Taking Office

The move comes after the opposition released evidence it said proves electoral fraud in a crucial industrial state......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 19th, 2017