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Right-Wing Evangelicals Claim 'Good Christians' Can't Get PTSD

Right-Wing Evangelicals Claim 'Good Christians' Can't Get PTSD | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it
Conservative evangelicals have politicized psychology and made the church hostile to the mentally ill.

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Most idiotic thing I have heard in my life.  Time to find a new religion how about the Truth.

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5 Steps For Optimizing Your LinkedIn Company Page

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Search And Social Meets Content And Influence

 

On April 3, the New York Times reported that LinkedIn is one of many competitors vying for a piece of Google’s search traffic.With over 5.7 billion professionally oriented searches performed on the site last year, LinkedIn has made continued efforts to improve the search experience, adding new features like auto-complete, suggested searches, automated alerts and a smarter query intent algorithm.

 

Content marketing on LinkedIn puts you and your business in front of the people you want to see it. Just like with Google, there is a renewed focus on content at LinkedIn as the company strives to compete with other social networks.A great example of this is LinkedIn’s recent acquisition and integration of SlideShare, a service used for uploading and sharing presentations.

 

Add to this the launch of new products like LinkedIn Today, LinkedIn Influencers (where a hand-picked crew of 200 celebrity professionals present exclusive content), and Sponsored Updates (allowing brands to promote whitepapers and branded content), and marketers have a powerful platform that combines search and social and connects content with influencers.

 

Read More: http://marketingland.com/5-steps-for-optimizing-on-linkedin-50318


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harish magan's comment, September 10, 2013 12:57 AM
I think that competition is moving LinkedIn.com to move ahead of the would be outfits that may prove danger to them,In total innovation is good thing and LinkedIn has changed his face nicely in last few weeks by adding new features. They have removed many old ones and has replaced with new outlook. It is good.
harish magan's comment, September 10, 2013 12:57 AM
I think that competition is moving LinkedIn.com to move ahead of the would be outfits that may prove danger to them,In total innovation is good thing and LinkedIn has changed his face nicely in last few weeks by adding new features. They have removed many old ones and has replaced with new outlook. It is good.
UniqueWebsites's curator insight, September 10, 2013 5:13 PM

As with all other Social Media sites, use optimisation for your Linkedin Company Pages.

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How to Make an Infographic

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Hello, World! Lots of my friends have been asking me how I make the infographics. I find it very simple. But, I admit that that simple mindset is after hundreds of hours playing with Piktochart. I ...

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Dean J. Fusto's comment, September 8, 2013 11:13 AM
Thanks for posting this...I'll try it soon.
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I'm going to try this with my production report on hour my facility is used each year!
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Hi Kimberly! Thanks for thumbs up!
Also we ask teachers to fill a survey that could help us to improve. Maybe you could find a few minutes to fill it yourself and pass to other teachers who use it? Thanks!
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Alberta's unstoppable oil spill

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Damages and difficulties...

 

New figures released yesterday from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) show a concerted effort is still underway to clean up the growing amount of bitumen emulsion – a mixture of tar sands oil and water – that is pooling in a forested area surrounding Canada Natural Resource Ltd.’s Cold Lake project.

The cause of the seepage, which shows no sign of subsiding, has yet to be determined.

AER’s updated volumes show that the total amount of bitumen emulsion recovered on four separate spill sites amounts to 1444.4 cubic metres, a volume equivalent to 1.4 million litres of oil.


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Math Game - Cube Perspective

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In this math game, you must locate all of the cubes.

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Native Americans Take Lead in Tar Sands Resistance | www.iede.co.uk

Native Americans Take Lead in Tar Sands Resistance | www.iede.co.uk | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it

SPOKANE, Washington, Sep 01 (IPS) - Native American tribes in the United States have taken the lead in opposing the expansion of the Athabasca Tar Sands in Alberta, Canada, engaging in civil disobedience to the point of arrest and attempting to physically block shipments of construction equipment from passing through their native lands.

Native opposition is based on concern over the environmental destruction associated with the expansion and with the related Keystone XL Pipeline. The pipeline would convey oil from the tar sands through Canada and the United States to southeastern Texas.

As previously reported by IPS, the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation says the expansion of the world's third largest crude oil deposit so far has caused significant damage to the ecosystem, including the disappearance of bugs, decline in the numbers of migratory birds, elevated rates of certain types of cancers, and the possible extinction of caribou herds. [pullquote]3[/pullquote]

The Nez Perce tribe are also concerned about the Megaload shipments coming through their tribal lands, without their permission, and the ecological damage these shipments might cause. The most recent, a Megaload shipment, contains a 322-tonne, 225-foot-long evaporator to be used in the oil refining process in connection with the Tar Sands expansion.

"What it really amounts to is our association [with] our surroundings, our environment," Tony Smith, a member of the Nez Perce tribe, told IPS in an interview at the recent Spokane Falls Northwest Indian Market, Encampment and Pow Wow.


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LOOK: Great Lake Is Basically A 'Dead Zone'

LOOK: Great Lake Is Basically A 'Dead Zone' | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it
Canada and the U.S. should crack down on sources of phosphorus runoff blamed for a rash of harmful algae blooms on Lake Erie, an advisory agency said Thursday.The International Joint Commission said in a draft report that urgent steps are needed to...

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"Absurd, unconscionable and incredibly offensive"

"Absurd, unconscionable and incredibly offensive" | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it

"The government didn't tell anybody in Canada about FIPA...everyone's constitutional rights were violated," Hupacasath First Nation councillor Brenda Sayers told the Vancouver Observer. "And it does does impact First Nations who are along the Enbridge (Northern Gateway) pipeline route, which Chinese companies have invested in." 

Sayers responded to the court's decision to dismiss the Hupacasath Nation's court case against the Canada-China foreign investment promotion and protection treaty. The court ruled that the Hupacasath First Nation did not adequately show how the ratification of FIPA would infringe upon Aboriginal rights. It also said FIPA would not result in a violation of the Constitution, which requires Canada to consult with First Nations on projects affecting their land.  

The 300 person band had filed affidavits against FIPA in February this year, alleging that the government's 31-year-trade deal with China -- signed in Vladivostok, Russia last September -- would drastically increase the extraction of natural fuels from Canadian soil and infringe on Aboriginal rights. The Hupacasaths' challenge of FIPA gained the support of numerous advocacy groups, including Leadnow and the Green Party. 
Last October, Leadnow and SumofUs presented an anti-FIPA petition with 60,000 signatures to Ottawa.

Hupacasath First Nation files affidavits in case against China-Canada FIPAChinese companies can sue BC for changing course on Northern Gateway pipeline, says policy expert 

A prominent First Nation leader who had been working on the case called the court's decision "absurd, unconscionable and incredibly offensive."


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The Most Expensive Onshore Oil Spill in U.S. History

The Most Expensive Onshore Oil Spill in U.S. History | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it
The largest onshore oil spill in US history -- Enbridge's ruptured Line 6B that released nearly 3 million liters of tar sands diluted bitumen into a tributary of the Kalamazoo River in Michigan -- finally has an official price tag: $1,039,000,000...

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Contractors Raked in $385 Billion on Overseas Bases in 12 Years

Contractors Raked in $385 Billion on Overseas Bases in 12 Years | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it
Every year, US taxpayers send billions of dollars abroad to build and maintain our military presence. (By 2018, Cheney's Halliburton and spinoff KBR will have received $87B thanks to Iraq.

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, August 24, 2013 7:09 PM

One does have to seriously consider the business side of war.

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Roon — The easiest way to blog

Roon — The easiest way to blog | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it

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Walter Rubén Tur's comment, August 3, 2013 9:55 PM
hay algún vídeo de cómo utilizarla, en castellano, gracias
Nik Peachey's comment, August 4, 2013 3:11 AM
There's quite a long review and brief tutorial of Roon here: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/roon-is-a-slick-easy-to-use-blogging-platform-you-may-want-to-try/ I particularly like the comment in the summary "Sometimes we get caught up in complex blogging platforms, plugins and more. Roon takes all of that away and ensures that you focus on what matters the most – your words." A rich feature set isn't always an advantage. Roon certainly isn't a competitor to WordPress, but it does make it easy to just get down to writing. For students that can be quite an advantage.
Tracee Orman's curator insight, August 4, 2013 9:14 AM

I just tried Roon out and made a post (on my Mac, by the way). I wanted to try it to see if it was something to share with students. It was pretty easy, though figuring out how to change the title of the post from "Untitled" was frustrating (I assumed the "Header" was the title...not so. You just click on it after you save and can change it in the sidebar.). 

 

I'm not sure what the point of giving your blog a title was when it posts as your user name and never shows your blog title. My advice: use your blog title as your user name. 

 

Not sure if I will use this with my students, but it is a simple and easy format. And free. Here's my simplistic post: http://mrsorman.roon.io/untitled

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ExOne Teams with rp+m to 3D Print Tungsten - 3D Printing Industry

ExOne Teams with rp+m to 3D Print Tungsten - 3D Printing Industry | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it
New 3D printing material, tungsten, developed by 3D printer manufacturer, ExOne, and rapid prototyping firm, rp+m, to replace deadly lead in radiation protection products.

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Edward Crowley's curator insight, August 21, 2013 9:15 AM

An interesting example of new, practical uses for 3D printing.

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RSSTop55: Submit Your Website To The Best RSS Directories And Blog Directories Part 1

RSSTop55: Submit Your Website To The Best RSS Directories And Blog Directories Part 1 | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it
Best RSS directories, blog directories and article submission services to submit your website. Part 1

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Teaching Smarter, Not Harder: 7 Strategies For Performance Teaching

Teaching Smarter, Not Harder: 7 Strategies For Performance Teaching | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it

"Good teaching is a major undertaking.

Make no mistake–teaching has never been easy. But as we come upon 2014, as a profession teaching is increasingly characterized by its possibility, accountability, and persistent mutation. Which makes it a challenge to do at all, much do well. 

The response to these challenges is a mix of building-level professional development, self-directed teacher improvement, and a troubling amount of teacher burnout. So how can you teacher smarter rather than simply grunting harder?"


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, November 29, 2013 9:34 PM

Here are seven strategies you might choose to use to make your teacher smarter. They are explained in the post (and listed in the image above). For those whom may see this without the image:

* Place the big rocks first

* Use technology to automate (with suggestions on what you might do)

* Know yourself

* Teach in the moment

* Advocate for yourself

* Find new measures of success

* Open your classroom doors wide

You may find some new ideas to try out in your classroom!

Audrey's curator insight, December 9, 2013 4:34 PM

How about asking the student to teach you?  They nearly always come up with something different, which you can add to your own notes.

Students are also great at acting out scenes, particularly when they are organising other students.  Give them a mark for it.  Then test their knowledge a few days later with  a 30 minute test.  

curating for www.homeschoolsource.co.uk.  Also have a look at www.hotmoodle.com.

 

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More best practice options

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6 Types of Blended Learning

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"Blended Learning is not so much an innovation as it is a natural by-product of the digital domain creeping into physical boundaries. As digital and social media become more and more prevalent in the life of learners, it was only a matter of time before learning became “blended” by necessity.

That said, there’s a bit more to Blended and “Hybrid” Learning than throwing in a little digital learning." Terry Heick

 


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Deb Nystrom, REVELN's curator insight, November 7, 2013 11:20 AM

This has been cross posted in Innovation and in the Agile Learning curation stream, with over 250 comments.  It has garnered quite the attention this past month!  


~  Deb

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, April 2, 6:07 AM

Intéressant de voir des initiatives l'un à côté de l'autre. Un bon résumé de quelques possibilités.

Ajo Monzó's curator insight, April 3, 5:48 AM

Thanks!

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3 Reasons why U.S. Manufacturing is on the Rise

3 Reasons why U.S. Manufacturing is on the Rise | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it

Suddenly, outsourcing the assembly of products to China doesn't make a whole lot of sense. More...


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Britain sold nerve gas chemicals to Syria 10 months after war began

Britain sold nerve gas chemicals to Syria 10 months after war began | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it
FURIOUS politicians have demanded Prime Minister David Cameron explain why chemical export licences were granted to firms last January – 10 months after the Syrian uprising began.

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, September 2, 2013 6:58 PM

The British just voted not to go into Syria. That makes you wonder just how much nerve gas they sold to Syria.

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Math Game - Cube Perspective

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In this math game, you must locate all of the cubes.

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David Saba: Preparing Students for the ‘Knowledge Economy’ | Ideas Lab

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America's Outsourcers to be Reclassified as Manufacturers | The Economic Populist

America's Outsourcers to be Reclassified as Manufacturers | The Economic Populist | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it

Don't like the trade deficit, low GDP and the public outrage over the offshore outsourcing?  Change the accounting method to make it go away!  Such is the agenda of government statisticians it appears.  How they are going to incorporate statistical lies into national accounts is shocking.  Production location no longer matters, the thing that will count is ownership of the final product.  Learn More....


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Popular Science: #6SecondScience Fair Gets 4-Minute Video Treatment | GE Reports

Popular Science: #6SecondScience Fair Gets 4-Minute Video Treatment | GE Reports | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it

What happens when you mix cupcakes, Play-Doh, dry ice and a smartphone app? You get an eruption of playful videos illustrating basic elements of science raging from electromagnetism from frog anatomy in just six seconds. That’s what happened in mid-August when GE hosted its #6SecondScience fair and invited DIY scientists to film and upload their experiments on the video-sharing app Vine. The week-long event ended on August 18 and generated more than 600 submissions. GE’s social media team has now gathered some of the best and stitched them into a four-minute video. Take a look.


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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, August 27, 2013 5:03 PM

This is absolutely the very best and coolest thing I've seen in quite a while.  All kinds of simple and fun ideas to get kids interested in STEM.  A must see for students, parents, educators and industry leaders.  Check it out and forward it on to your friends and teachers #6SecondScience !!!

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How to Make an Infographic

How to Make an Infographic | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it
Hello, World! Lots of my friends have been asking me how I make the infographics. I find it very simple. But, I admit that that simple mindset is after hundreds of hours playing with Piktochart. I ...

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Thanks for posting this...I'll try it soon.
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I'm going to try this with my production report on hour my facility is used each year!
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Hi Kimberly! Thanks for thumbs up!
Also we ask teachers to fill a survey that could help us to improve. Maybe you could find a few minutes to fill it yourself and pass to other teachers who use it? Thanks!
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#Neoliberalism Fail: Top 8 Ways Privatization has Harmed us All (Buchheit) #economy

#Neoliberalism Fail:  Top 8 Ways Privatization has Harmed us All (Buchheit) #economy | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it
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#Neoliberalism Fail:  Top 8 Ways Privatization has Harmed us All (Buchheit) #economy

Some of America's leading news analysts are beginning to recognize the fallacy of the "free market." Said Ted Koppel, "We are privatizing ourselves into one disaster after another." Fareed Zakaria admitted, "I am a big fan of the free market…But precisely because it is so powerful, in places where it doesn't work well, it can cause huge distortions." They're right. A little analysis reveals that privatization doesn't seem to work in any of the areas vital to the American public.

Health Care

Our private health care system is by far the most expensive system in the developed world. Forty-two percent of sick Americans skipped doctor's visits and/or medication purchases in 2011 because of excessive costs. Theprice of common surgeries is anywhere from three to ten times higher in the U.S. than in Great Britain, Canada, France, or Germany. Some of thedocumented tales: a $15,000 charge for lab tests for which a Medicare patient would have paid a few hundred dollars; an $8,000 special stress test for which Medicare would have paid $554; and a $60,000 gall bladder operation, which was covered for $2,000 under a private policy.

As the examples begin to make clear, Medicare is more cost-effective. According to the Council for Affordable Health Insurance, Medicare administrative costs are about one-third that of private health insurance. More importantly, our ageing population has been staying healthy. While as a nation we have a shorter life expectancy than almost all otherdeveloped countries, Americans covered by Medicare INCREASED their life expectancy by 3.5 years from the 1960s to the turn of the century.

Free-market health care has been taking care of the CEOs. Ronald DePinho, president of MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas, made $1,845,000 in 2012. That's over ten times as much as the $170,000 made by the federal Medicare Administrator in 2010. Stephen J. Hemsley, the CEO of United Health Group, made three hundred times as much, with most of his $48 million coming from stock gains.

Water

A Citigroup economist gushed, "Water as an asset class will, in my view, become eventually the single most important physical-commodity based asset class, dwarfing oil, copper, agricultural commodities and precious metals."

A 2009 analysis of water and sewer utilities by Food and Water Watchfound that private companies charge up to 80 percent more for water and 100 percent more for sewer services. A more recent study confirms that privatization will generally "increase the long-term costs borne by the public." Privatization is "shortsighted, irresponsible and costly."

Numerous examples of water privatization abuses or failures have been documented in California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey, Texas, Massachusetts, Rhode Island — just about anywhere it's been tried. Meanwhile, corporations have been making outrageous profits on a commodity that should be almost free. Nestle buys water for about 1/100 of a penny per gallon, and sells it back for ten dollars. Their bottled water isnot much different from tap water.

Worse yet, corporations profit from the very water they pollute. Dioxin-dumping Dow Chemicals is investing in water purification. Monsanto has been accused of privatizing its own pollution sites in order to sell filtered water back to the public.

Internet, TV, and Phone

It seems the whole world is leaving us behind on the Internet. According to the OECD, South Korea has Internet speeds up to 200 times faster than the average speed in the U.S., at about half the cost. Customers are charged about $30 a month in Hong Kong or Korea or parts of Europe for much faster service than in the U.S., while triple-play packages in other countries go for about half of our Comcast or AT&T charges.

Bloomberg notes that deregulators in the 1990s anticipated a market-based decline in phone and cable bills, an "invisible hand" that would steer competing companies to lower prices for all of us. Verizon and AT&T and Comcast and Time-Warner haven't let it happen.

Transportation

As Republicans continue to deride public transportation as 'socialist' and'Soviet-style,' China surges ahead with a plan to create the world's most advanced high-speed rail transport network. Government-run high-speed rail systems have been successful in numerous other countries, andEngland and Brazil both lament industry privatization.

As a warning to wannabe Post Office privatizers, Greyhound and Trailways once provided service to remote locations in America, but deregulation intervened. The bus companies eliminated unprofitable routes, and cutbacks and salary decreases, all in the name of optimal profits, resulted in drivers working up to 100 hours a week — a fact to consider any time each of us ride the bus.

With privatization comes automatic rate increases. Chicago surrendered its parking meters for 75 years and almost immediately faced a doubling of parking rates. California's experiments with roadway privatization resulted in cost overruns, public outrage, and a bankruptcy; equally disastrous was the state's foray into electric power privatization. In Pennsylvania, an analysis of school busing by the Keystone Research Center concluded that "Contracting out substantially increases state spending on transportation services."

Banking

The industry is bloated with deceit and depravity. Almost all of the big names have taken part. Goldman Sachs designed mortgage packages to lose money for everyone except Goldman. Countrywide and Wells Fargo targeted Blacks and Hispanics for unaffordable subprime loans. HSBC Bank laundered money for Mexican drug cartels. GE Capital skimmed billions of dollars from its customers. Dozens of hedge fund managershave been guilty of insider trading. Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase hid billions of dollars of bonuses and losses and loans from investors. Banks fixed interest rates in the LIBOR scandal. They illegally foreclosed on millions of homeowners in the robo-signing scandal.

Matt Taibbi explained to us how financial malfeasance led to the bubbles in dot-com stocks and housing and oil prices and commodities that extract trillions of dollars away from society.

This is all the result of free-market deregulated private business. The best-known public bank, on the other hand, is the Bank of North Dakota, which remains profitable while serving small business and the public at low cost relative to the financial industry.

Prisons

One would think it a worthy goal to rehabilitate prisoners and gradually empty the jails. But business is too good. With each prisoner generatingup to $40,000 a year in revenue, it has apparently made economic sense to put over two million people behind bars.

The need to fill privatized prisons has contributed to mass jailings for drug offenses, with African Americans, who make up 13% of the population, accounting for 53.5 percent of all persons who entered prison because of a drug conviction. Yet marijuana usage rates are about the same for Blacks and whites.

Studies show that private prisons perform poorly in numerous ways: prevention of intra-prison violence, jail conditions, rehabilitation efforts. Investigations in Ohio and New Jersey revealed a familiar pattern of money-saving cutbacks and worsening conditions.

Education

The notion that charter schools outperform traditional public schools is not supported by the facts. An updated 2013 Stanford University CREDO study concluded that privatized schools were slightly better in reading and slightly worse in math, with little difference overall. Charter results have shown an improvement since 2009.

An independent study by Bold Approach found that "reforms deliver few benefits, often harm the students they purport to help, and divert attention from…policies with more promise to weaken the link between poverty and low educational attainment."

Just as with prisons and hospitals, cost-saving business strategies apply to the privatization of our children's education. Charter school teachers havefewer years of experience and a higher turnover rate. Non-teacher positions have insufficient retirement plans and health insurance, and much lower pay.

If big money has its way, our children may become high-tech symbols and objects. Bill Gates proposes quality control for the student assembly line, with video footage from the classrooms sent to evaluators to check off teaching skills.

Consumer Protection

Warning signs about unregulated privatization are becoming clearer and more deadly. The Texas fertilizer plant, where 14 people were killed in an explosion and fire, was last inspected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) over 25 years ago. The U.S. Forest Service, stunned by the Prescott, Arizona fire that killed 19, was forced by thesequester to cut 500 firefighters. The rail disaster in Lac-Megantic, Quebec followed deregulation of Canadian railways.

Regulation is meant to protect all of us, but anti-government activists have worked hard to turn us against our own best interests. Among recommended Republican cuts is the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which rescued hundreds of people after Hurricane Sandy while serving millions more with meals and water. In another ominous note for the future, the House passed the Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011, which would deny the Environmental Protection Agency the right to enforce the Clean Water Act.

Deregulation not only deprives Americans of protection, but it also endangers us with the persistent threat of corporate misconduct. As late as 2004 Monsanto had insisted that Agent Orange "is not the cause of serious long-term health effects." Dow Chemical, the co-manufacturer of Agent Orange, blamed the government. Halliburton pleaded guilty todestroying evidence after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010. Cleanups cost much more than the fines imposed on offending companies, as government costs can run into the billions, or even tens of billions, of dollars.

People vs. Profits

As summed up by US News, "Private industry is not going to step in and save people from drowning, or help them rebuild their homes without a solid profit." In order to stay afloat as a nation we need each other, not savvy businesspeople who presume to tell us all how to be rich. We can't all be rich. We just want to keep from drowning.

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Free online video editor. Make a video using Shotclip.

Free online video editor. Make a video using Shotclip. | canadian navy new ships | Scoop.it
Easy and free online video editor. Edit videos and photos to make great home movies.

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BookChook's curator insight, October 15, 2013 9:01 PM
Free version = 15 mins per month.
KB...Konnected's curator insight, February 11, 2014 9:24 AM

Free version provides up to 15 minutes of video export each month.

Meryl van der Merwe's curator insight, February 12, 2014 8:22 AM

Videos are a great way to "test" knowledge - so this tool is a useful one for teachers

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Google Drive - a Complete User Guide.

Published on Aug 8, 2013

What is Google Drive? A complete guide how to use it.
Cloud (storage), Creation, Collaboration, Communication
How to access Google Drive, including from Google+
Cloud storage:
Left hand bar options
Uploading files or folders from your computer
Looking under the drop downs: Drive content and More
Shared with you: you can add these docs to your Drive too
Choosing how to 'sort' the content
Changing from grid to list view
Changing display in settings
Searching within Drive e.g. searching for PDFs and keywords
How to add a new folder and add files into it
How to enter a folder and remove files by dragging them out
'Checking' a folder/file to show more options e.g. move a folder
Choosing multiple files, or selecting 'all' from a folder
How to remove a folder/file - i.e. put into trash
Adding colours to a folder
Adding stars
Introduction - sharing a file
How to open a file; or choosing 'open with'
How to preview a file
Selecting several images to preview in a lightbox
Moving a selection of files
Creation:
Choosing to create documents, files, presentations etc
Naming the document
Files save automatically
How to download as e.g. a PDF - taking it out of Drive
Collaboration:
Taking comments and changes
Changing the language
How to give access to people
Seeing who has access already
Adding in email address
Choosing nature of access e.g. ability to edit a document
Emailing the person with whom you are collaborating
Changing from 'private' to e.g. only people with the link or making it public.
Giving access to a team/circle of people
Sharing the link to that group
Deciding whether to send them an email
Individuals icons will appear in upper right

Using a Google Hangout with the Google Drive app
Communication:
'Share icon' - appearing in several places
Same box as previously, but now can share it to several social networks
You can just choose 'view'
How to send out via Twitter
How the presentation becomes embedded within the message
The form/presentation etc. can be viewed from the Google+ post
Then 'share'
Sharing images from Drive to Google+
Changing the editing rights
Sending the image into a community
How to 'publish to the web'
How to embed that file's code into a website, including the size of the presentation
How to 'stop publishing'
The four elements: Cloud, Creation, Collaboration, Communication 

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Patricia Daniels's curator insight, August 30, 2013 3:37 AM

A useful video tutorial here, just over 16 minutes long. It runs through the basics of using Google drive and how you can use it to collaborate with others. It also touches on Google Hangout.

 

I use Google Drive with my students as a writing space because I teach English via Skype. It suits our needs perfectly. Students create several folders e.g. some are homework spaces; collaborative areas such as wikis; creative writing pages and as a virtual space that we can jump into during the lesson to work on activities. It works for us. As a teacher I can dip into shared spaces at any time and guide and support learning which is a real advantage.

flea palmer's curator insight, August 30, 2013 6:56 AM

This is a really thorough tutorial and very timely as I'm currently exploring using Google Drive with students. Our dispersed team of Learning Technologists already use it for collaboration but there is not much use as yet by our academics and students. The ability to be able to integrate Drive with Google Hangouts is really powerful and has the potential to be a great tool for supporting Distance Learning.

John Thomas's curator insight, February 11, 2014 4:02 AM
Google Drive - a Complete User Guide.