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New Wilson Chair in Canadian History says it&rs... - Linkis.com

“It’s time to change the channel on how the public sees the #historian” - Ian McKay, @McMasterU's new Wilson Chair. http://t.co/bds2FrG07j | Public History Professional News...
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The College Access Index: A Promise to Critics

The College Access Index: A Promise to Critics | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
Some university administrators say the available data on economic diversity is too imperfect to be meaningful. The Upshot’s editor responds.
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After Tumult, Greek Voters Give Alexis Tsipras a Second Chance

After Tumult, Greek Voters Give Alexis Tsipras a Second Chance | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
Evangelos Meimarakis, the leader of the main opponent party New Democracy, conceded the race just 90 minutes after the polls closed.
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Letters: President Obama’s College Scorecard

Letters: President Obama’s College Scorecard | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
The Association of American Colleges and Universities and professors at Wellesley College and the University of Albany discuss its usefulness.
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Editorial: The Pope and the Birth Control Ban

Editorial: The Pope and the Birth Control Ban | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
Pope Francis needs to listen to laypeople about how the church’s rules affect their lives.
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The New Health Care: Trapped in the System: A Sick Doctor’s Story

The New Health Care: Trapped in the System: A Sick Doctor’s Story | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
If this is how much trouble I have navigating a simple refilling of my medication, I don’t know how the rest of America does it.
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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Sept. 21, 2015

The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Sept. 21, 2015 | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m.
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Republicans Go to a Michigan Island in an Effort to Set Themselves Apart

Republicans Go to a Michigan Island in an Effort to Set Themselves Apart | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
At the Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference in Michigan on Saturday, Republican hopefuls looked to escape the shadow of Donald J. Trump.
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Corbyn's Victory Could Make Israel a Partisan Issue in British Politics - World - Haaretz - Linkis.com

The Labour politician's almost-certain capturing of the party leadership raises the prospect of BDS groups going mainstream.
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Senate Democrats Again Block Vote to Reject Iran Deal

Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky had called for a second vote despite protests from Democrats that it was a waste of time.
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Odd Man Out in Illinois Budget Battle: Republican Governor

Odd Man Out in Illinois Budget Battle: Republican Governor | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
The Democratic-dominated legislature and the governor are deadlocked over how best to avert an $8.5 billion deficit at the end of the year.
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Cuomo and Christie Say States Can Pay Half of Hudson Rail Tunnel Project

Cuomo and Christie Say States Can Pay Half of Hudson Rail Tunnel Project | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
In a letter to President Obama, the governors urged the federal government to pledge grants to cover the rest of the $20 billion work.
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Suit Alleges ‘Scheme’ in Criminal Costs Borne by New Orleans’s Poor

Suit Alleges ‘Scheme’ in Criminal Costs Borne by New Orleans’s Poor | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
A class-action lawsuit says fines and assessments are applied without regard for ability to pay — to the benefit of judges, prosecutors and public defenders.
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Letter: Slaves and the Constitution

The TV and radio host Peter Sagal argues that the country was indeed founded on slavery, contrary to an Op-Ed writer’s claim.
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Bowe Bergdahl Should Not Be Imprisoned, Army Investigator Says

Bowe Bergdahl Should Not Be Imprisoned, Army Investigator Says | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
The investigator, Maj. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl, testified at a hearing that will help determine whether the sergeant will be court-martialed for disappearing in Afghanistan in 2009.
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New York Military Academy’s Sudden Closing, After 126 Years

New York Military Academy’s Sudden Closing, After 126 Years | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
A sale of the New York Military Academy fell through and the 126-year-old private boarding school is heading for the auction block.
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Letter: De Blasio and Immigration

Letter: De Blasio and Immigration | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
The National Partnership for New Americans praises Mayor Bill de Blasio for his immigration advocacy.
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Xi Jinping of China Arriving in U.S. at Moment of Vulnerability

Xi Jinping of China Arriving in U.S. at Moment of Vulnerability | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
The chill on the Chinese economy has eroded some of the sheen attached to Mr. Xi, and some analysts say he may want to project an especially strong image when holding talks in the United States.
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First Draft: Today in Politics: Republicans’ Comments Put Them on Other Side of Pope’s Message

First Draft: Today in Politics: Republicans’ Comments Put Them on Other Side of Pope’s Message | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
The pope, whom American Catholics overwhelmingly support, arrives in the United States as Republicans wrestle with these issues and with perceptions of intolerance.
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Francis in America: From Lincoln Lectern to Traffic, Knotty Logistics for Pope Francis

Francis in America: From Lincoln Lectern to Traffic, Knotty Logistics for Pope Francis | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
Nothing is simple about a six-day, three-city papal trip that is a cross between a military operation, a diplomatic mission and an arena-rock tour.
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Letter From Washington: The South's Journey From Carter to Trump

Letter From Washington: The South's Journey From Carter to Trump | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
The South no longer supports politicians like Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton. It is now firmly the land of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.
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Analysts Said to Provide Evidence of Distorted Reports on ISIS

Analysts Said to Provide Evidence of Distorted Reports on ISIS | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
The Pentagon’s inspector general is examining claims that senior military officers manipulated conclusions about progress against the Islamic State.
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Porsche, Aiming at Tesla, Unveils Electric Concept Car

Porsche, Aiming at Tesla, Unveils Electric Concept Car | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
The planned luxury performance sedan has 600 horsepower and can reach 60 miles an hour in under 3.5 seconds, Porsche says. Top speed is 155 miles an hour.
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Students Misled Investigators in Baruch College Hazing Case, Authorities Say

Students Misled Investigators in Baruch College Hazing Case, Authorities Say | The Life of an Adjunct | Scoop.it
The authorities described a painstaking investigation, stitching together dozens of interviews to construct a narrative of what happened and who was involved in the death of Chun Hsien Deng.
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