— Matthew Arnold, born on this date in 1822
WHOM THE GODS WOULD DESTROY, THEY FIRST MAKE MAD ...
"A civilisation that conserves is one that will
The federal agency accused of widespread misconduct and whistleblower retaliation at several of its offices is now attempting to create an organizational culture built on several ethical pillars.
— on how to keep your New Year’s resolutions
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The Crisis Manager’s Cheat Sheet for 2017 Foreign Policy
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How An 18th-Century Presbyterian Minister Helped Create Modern Computer Science, Forensic Science, And Brain Science
‘Creative Hubs’ May Be The Thing Every City Wants, But They’re ‘Still Largely Misunderstood And Undervalued’, Says Report
It's time to think about moving that spare billion dollars you've got stashed in a Caribbean tax haven
Policing Police Robots UCLA Law Review
Fake News and the New McCarthyism Common DreamsFakebook Atrios
Securities and Exchange Commission: Actions Needed to Address Limited Progress in Resolving Long-Standing Personnel Management Challenges, GAO-17-65: Published: Dec 29, 2016. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 2016.
about it then). CalPERS, which has officially exited hedge funds, is using some strategies like that
"Appeals court vacates 'unconscionable' life sentence for New Orleans man over theft of $15 from 'bait vehicle'": John Simerman of The New Orleans Advocate has this report.And Kevin McGill of The Associated Press reports that "Appeals court tosses life sentence for $15 theft."
You can access Wednesday's ruling of Louisiana's Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal atthis link.
"Judge: Reporters, witnesses must be allowed to see entire execution in Arizona; When it took two hours to kill prisoner Joseph Wood, witnesses could not see executioners pumping multiple doses of drugs into the killer." Michael Kiefer of The Arizona Republic has this report