You may recall that the Department of Education, under secretary Betsy DeVos, had come up with an interpretation of CARES Act aid that directed money intended for disadvantaged public school students to private schools instead. Friday, a Washington state judge issued a stern injunction to stop the DeVos rule from being implemented. Judge Rejects BetsyContinue reading “Judge Rejects Betsy DeVos Plan To Send Federal Funds To Private Schools”
Here, then, was the ur-text of the Lost Cause, of the mythology of a South that believed its pro-slavery war aims were just, its fate tragic and its white-supremacist worldview worth defending. The South’s Fight for White Supremacy – The New York Times The belief in White supremacy and the right to enslave African AmericansContinue reading “The South’s Fight for White Supremacy”
He is working about the same number of hours, usually 50 a week, but said he is more creative and productive because he gets to choose his schedule. As a manager, he is letting his team do the same. “I don’t need to see them at their desk at 6 p.m.,” he said. “I canContinue reading “Working From Home: Why the Office Will Never Be the Same”
The party is promising a more traditional in-person spectacle with President Trump speaking every night. Republicans Rush to Finalize Convention (‘Apprentice’ Producers Are Helping) – The New York Times The White House can not afford another four years of apprenticeship. Get a professional.
A man attending an impromptu basketball tourney in Hollis, Queens was shot in the head around 7:45 p.m. Three dead among more than a dozen shot across NYC – New York Daily News Picture: Gun with Hand #1.1964 Vija Celmins The Museum of Moderna Art, Manhattan, NY (picture taken 8/14/13 by this writer) ARMS manufacturersContinue reading “Three dead among more than a dozen shot across NYC”
Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump said on Twitter of the man killed, “He reportedly had a knife and was walking away from police, but didn’t deserve to die.” Black man’s fatal shooting by police in Louisiana sparks state investigation Shooting of African Americans by police continues.
A California court has ordered President Donald Trump to pay $44,100 to Stephanie Clifford, the adult-film actress known as Stormy Daniels, to cover her legal fees regarding their dispute over a nondisclosure agreement. Judge orders Trump to pay Stormy Daniels $44,100 for legal fees. You ate the steak, now pay.
The Corps is expected to send a letter on Monday to the developers of the Pebble Mine project, these people said, adding that it will not issue a permit until the company presents plans to protect an area in the surrounding watershed, a critical breeding ground for salmon, equal in size to the acreage thatContinue reading “New Conditions on Alaskan Mine Could Delay Vast Project That Donald Trump Jr. Opposes”
Though outdoor dining has been a hit with patrons, restaurant owners said they were operating at a fraction of regular seating capacity. Outdoor Dining Is a Hit, but N.Y.C. Restaurants Face ‘Apocalyptic’ Times – The New York Times Tough time for NYC restaurants.