Daily Archives: July 20, 2022

2022-07-20: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-07-20). Michigan teachers describe rampant illness, burnout and other dire conditions in 2021-22 school year. wsws.org Michigan teachers, para-professionals, other school staff describe harrowing conditions throughout schools across the state.

WSWS (2022-07-20). National Education Association's annual convention ignores plight of US teachers fighting COVID and austerity. wsws.org This year's gathering further exposed the chasm between the NEA officials and rank-and-file educators who are battling COVID-19, stagnant wages and further cuts to school funding.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-19). Science Saturday: Leveraging technology to transform Anatomic Pathology. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In January, as part of Mayo Clinic's Digital Pathology Program, the Division of Anatomic Pathology in Mayo's Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology in Rochester, Minnesota, transitioned a significant portion of its clinical practice, including both surgical and biopsy cases, into digital workflows. The transition means all surgical — or frozen section — biopsy slides will be scanned into digital images prior to a pathologist's review. Historically, patient tissue has been evaluated by generating glass slides, applying stains, and evaluating…

Project Censored (2022-07-19). The Case Against NewsGuard. projectcensored.org NewsGuard browser extension. The extension, branded as the "Internet Trust Tool," distracts education and interests of organized labor. At best, NewsGuard is a questionable tool for and faculty. Continue reading this article

Fight Back (2022-07-19). A Marxist view of the Asian American National Questions. fightbacknews.org San José, CA – Over the last two years, hundreds of thousands of Asian Americans and their supporters have taken to the streets to protest the wave of violence against Asian Americans. From the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when a Burmese family was assaulted in Texas; to the Atlanta Spa killing in April 2021, where six of the eight people killed were Asian American women, this wave of violence against Asian Americans inspired protests across the country, even including middle-school students. | These protests were the largest ever to draw together Asian Americans of different nationalities. This was in pa…

____ (2022-07-18). HK Palace Museum to compile history textbook with local education authorities. ecns.cn The Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM) on Monday announced that it would work with the Education Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to compile a new history textbook.

Schools & Labor Against Privatization (2022-07-19). Connecting Dots: Privatization of Community Colleges & Public Services With Non-profits. indybay.org The Schools and Labor Against Privatization SLAP had a day long educational conference on the privatization of education, the Port of Oakland and public services with non-profits. | This was part 2 of the meeting.

____ (2022-07-19). Scientists use AI to identify new ALS gene targets. ecns.cn Using an artificial intelligence (AI) platform, an international research team has identified more than two dozen new targets with therapeutic potential for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to a recent study.

____ (2022-07-18). Graduates encouraged to look at jobs at grassroots. ecns.cn According to figures by the National Bureau of Statistics released on Friday, the surveyed unemployment rate of young people aged 16 to 24 was 19.3 percent in June. By comparison, the same figure for June 2019, before the pandemic hit, was 11.9 percent.

Peter Koenig (2022-07-19). Video: Interview mit Wirtschaftsexperte Peter Kà∂nig: Mit dem QR-Code zur absoluten Kontrolle. globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie das Dropdown-Menຠ‚ÄûWebsite àºbersetzen" im oberen Banner unserer Homepage (Desktop-Version) aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen …

WSWS (2022-07-19). Staffing crisis in Florida schools intensifies as schools struggle to fill 9, 0 vacancies. wsws.org State education officials in Florida have attested to an alarming shortage of teachers and support staff as dozens of counties struggle to fill thousands of vacancies.

WSWS (2022-07-19). CFPE members interviewed over Australian Education Union's wage-cutting industrial agreement. wsws.org EducationHQ and 3CR Radio recently spoke with members of the Committee for Public Education, Sue Phillips and Patrick O'Connor, who spoke about the AEU's sell-out deal and its disastrous implications for teachers.

____ (2022-07-19). Researchers discover earliest brood care in insects. ecns.cn CHENGDU-Paleontologists have confirmed that markings noticed by a diner in the yard of a restaurant in Southwest China's Sichuan province are dinosaur footprints dating back to the early Cretaceous period.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-19). What you need to know about the BA.5 omicron variant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Cases of COVID-19 are once again surging in the U.S., and the BA.5 omicron variant is fueling this latest wave, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Dr. Gregory Poland, head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, says the BA.5 variant is hypercontagious and is contributing to increases in hospitalizations and ICU admissions. A new study published in Nature found the variant was four times more resistant to messenger RNA vaccines than earlier strains of…

Jamanetwork (2022-07-19). New Education Initiative on Dietary Supplements. jamanetwork.com A recently launched FDA initiative, "Supplement Your Knowledge," aims to help inform health care professionals, consumers, and educators about dietary supplements.

The Global Research Team (2022-07-19). Invest in the Present to Make the Future More Livable. Stand for Peace and Truth. globalresearch.ca We are in an era of Pax Americana where peace supposedly exists under the hegemony of the global superpower, the United States. But the years of American leadership have rather brought more wars, hostilities and chaos than one can remember. …

_____ (2022-07-18). How Universities Are Taught To Union-Bust: An Undercover Report. popularresistance.org Support for unionization is at an all-time high, with 68% of all Americans and 77% of those ages 18-34 in favor of unions, according to a Gallup poll. While most recent NLRB filings are from Starbucks workers, higher education unions are on the rise as well. Since the NLRB withdrew a proposed rule that would restrict graduate student workers at private universities from unionizing in 2021, there has been an explosion of new activity among that sector, as well as among adjunct faculty. Among undergraduates, the Union of Grinnell Student Dining Workers won an election earlier this year to expand their bargaining un…

____ (2022-07-18). The Future of Education: 3 Challenges for an Uncertain and Complex World. transcend.org 14 Jul 2022 – That the school has changed very little since the 19th century is no secret. Perhaps one of the biggest reasons is that schools have their "clients" guaranteed; therefore, why should they change? We have three challenges and questions that are urgent to answer.

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