‘Xenophobia in the system’: university staff launch fightback against hostile environment | Education | The Guardian | + Opinion

With overseas academics being deported or denied permission to work, some colleagues are saying enough is enough Source: ‘Xenophobia in the system’: university staff launch fightback against hostile environment | Education | The Guardian Opinion: The other extreme is allowing everyone to enter with open arms and blind eyes, as Canada did not so much… Read More ‘Xenophobia in the system’: university staff launch fightback against hostile environment | Education | The Guardian | + Opinion

Professor who wrote corruption book charged with laundering | Local News | enidnews.com | + Opinion

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida professor of international studies who co-wrote a book about organized crime was arrested Monday on federal charges that he laundered corruption proceeds from Venezuela. Source: Professor who wrote corruption book charged with laundering | Local News | enidnews.com Opinion: This is a juicy one. Whenever I suggested to friends… Read More Professor who wrote corruption book charged with laundering | Local News | enidnews.com | + Opinion

Former CIA officer sentenced to 19 years for conspiring with Chinese spies | + Opinion

Jerry Chun Shing Lee is the third former U.S. intelligence officer to be convicted in less than a year of conspiring with the Chinese to give them national defense information. Source: Former CIA officer sentenced to 19 years for conspiring with Chinese spies Opinion: Sometimes I wonder if I should sign up with the Canadian… Read More Former CIA officer sentenced to 19 years for conspiring with Chinese spies | + Opinion

The Flu Shot – Money making conspiracy, shoddy science or sensible preventative measure?

A few years ago I reviewed a DVD that argues the flu shot is a scam. Not only bad science, the DVD purported that the flu shot is actually a big pharma conspiracy with profiteering instead of health the main objective. You can see from my review that I didn’t really agree but also that… Read More The Flu Shot – Money making conspiracy, shoddy science or sensible preventative measure?

Woman’s arms found in backpack of Russian professor | World news | The Guardian | + Opinion

Napoleonic expert Oleg Sokolov fell in river trying to dispose of body parts, say authorities, with other remains found at his home Source: Woman’s arms found in backpack of Russian professor | World news | The Guardian Opinion: You see? Weirdos can hide out in any profession. For a long time, academia was considered one… Read More Woman’s arms found in backpack of Russian professor | World news | The Guardian | + Opinion