Monthly Archives: August 2022

‘Systematically oppressed’: National Gay Straight Alliance network teaches that capitalism is anti-LGBTQ

The National Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) network teaches that capitalism creates systemic power and leads to oppression of the LGBTQ community, according to public documents. GSA Network, a student-led LGBTQ group for K-12 education and college, promotes anti-capitalism and the elimination of systems of oppression that begin with white and heterosexual people, according to the documents. The group teaches how ...

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Datapath joins the SDVoE alliance as an adopting member – rAVe [PUBS]

The SDVoE Alliance has announced that Datapath has joined as an adopting member. Datapath offers video wall and control room solutions as well as a range of processors, video wall controllers and graphics and capture cards. Datapath’s fully integrated Aetria platform enables the design, management and control of various systems, all AV over IP. Additionally, Datapath’s solutions offer both IP ...

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Want to colonize Mars? Talk to This Outer Space Anthropologist First | VTX

Mandel hopes to conduct research at McMurdo Station, a US research station in Antarctica. “If you were to get out of your established tech zone in McMurdo, you wouldn’t survive long because of the extreme cold,” Mandel said. “This is one of the main reasons why this is an ideal comparative model for understanding the social challenges of isolation in ...

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Draghi no longer comes to the rescue of Italy

Comment this story Comment Italian politics bears a striking resemblance to South American telenovelas: filled with episodes of unrequited love, bizarre couplings and multiple breakups. The narrative lines reach a crisis climax before an unexpected turn of events settles everything – the deus-ex-machina moment. It’s the climax of ancient dramas when a god is swung across the stage by a ...

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Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando rescues 15 beagles

Four thousand beagles are in need of homes after animal care concerns forced the closure of a Virginia-based dog breeding facility. These dogs have been shipped to different animal shelters nationwide. Fifteen of these beagles were brought in Friday night by the Pet Alliance of Grand Orlando. Animal care issues at the facility where the dogs were bred for medical ...

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Gibson Dunn Chief Diversity Officer Zakiyyah Salim-Williams promoted to Partner

August 8, 2022 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP today announced that Zakiyyah Salim-Williams, Chief Diversity Officer, has been elected as a Partner. The promotion of Salim-Williams to the partnership underscores the company’s continued commitment to being a market leader in DEI’s efforts and initiatives. “Zakiyyah’s leadership in leading the company’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts has been nothing short of ...

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Community Luncheon welcomes Alliance native Gregory P. Miller to their home

ALLIANCE − Local residents and dignitaries enjoyed a meal, handed out awards and hosted an Alliance native on Saturday at the Greater Alliance Carnation Festival Community Luncheon. About 60 people attended the midday event at the Hoover Price Campus Center on the Mount Union University campus. A native of the Alliance will speak at the Carnation Festival luncheon Kayla Martin, ...

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Information session on group reception on short-term rental

The August 10 event in Orillia will feature speakers from across the region who will discuss their experiences with short-term rentals, visitors An organization fighting disruptive short-term rentals (STR) in Oro-Medonte is hosting an information session in Orillia. The Oro-Medonte Good Neighbors Alliance will host speakers at the event, which will take place Wednesday, August 10 from 7-8:30 p.m. at ...

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Improve productivity with data-driven manufacturing

New materials with unique properties that can be used for 3D printing are always being developed, but figuring out how to print with these materials can be complex. Often an expert operator must use manual trial and error to determine the ideal settings that consistently print new material efficiently. These settings include the print speed and the amount of material ...

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Bhattarai at a crossroads as he tries to create a new party ahead of the imminent elections

With the announcement of the date of general and provincial elections and the formation of a task force for sharing seats, excluding Baburam Bhattarai, the ruling five-party coalition, he organized a rally of his new Nepali party Samajbadi. The party formed a 189-member central committee, appointing Bhattarai as lead chairman, with Mahendra Rai Yadav as alternate chairman and Ganga Shrestha ...

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Saint Kitts and Nevis elects new leader in snap election

August 6, 2022Updated: August 6, 2022 12:36 p.m. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Eastern Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis has elected a new prime minister after holding snap elections three years earlier than expected. Dr. Terrance Drew of the St. Kitts-Nevis Labor Party has ousted Prime Minister Timothy Harris of the People’s Labor Party, according to ...

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Council Member Michael Buccino Intervenes in Steamboat Springs Recall Petitions and Lawsuits

Michael Buccino was the only Steamboat Springs City Council member to oppose recent policies aimed at reducing short-term rentals, but he said on Friday, Aug. 5, he didn’t agree with all of the tactics used in order to reverse the decisions. On July 19, the city council approved a ballot question for a 9% short-term rental tax to voters in ...

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Intellectual property – Lexology

Subscription TV According to the interpretation of Article 15 of Decision 351 issued by the Andean Community, the declarative list of means of public communication is not exhaustive. In Prejudicial Interpretation 2221-IP-2020, issued on May 6, 2022, by the Andean Community Court of Justice, it was stated that broadcasting and other means of public communication in which technology carries information ...

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Mystery as rural death rates are 20% higher than urban deaths

Kelly Hodel / Stuff Rural death rates were found to be 20% higher in rural areas and the reason is unclear. Rural death rates, based on a new definition of what constitutes a rural place, appear to be more than 20% higher than in urban areas. The very concerning and unexplained discovery is described in research published Friday, which has ...

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Russian Invasion of Ukraine: Live Updates

Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Russian President Vladimir V. Putin in Beijing in early February, weeks before Russia invaded Ukraine.Credit…Pool photo by Alexei Druzhinin Amid heightened tensions around Taiwan, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday stressed the importance of Chinese neutrality over the war in his country as Russia finds itself increasingly isolated by the West. “I would like ...

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Concern in Delhi over not being part of US-led critical minerals alliance

There is growing concern in the government that India is not fitting in to the Minerals Security Partnership, an ambitious new US-led partnership to secure supply chains of critical minerals, aimed at reducing dependence on China. The Union Finance Ministry has reportedly reached out to the External Affairs Ministry to explore the possibility of New Delhi joining the 11-member group, ...

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Orbus Software Launches Global Partner Program

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UTSA HPC Research Infrastructure Showcased as Model at DC Conference | UTSA today | UTSA

Alignment to deliver world-class research ecosystems Kendra KetchumUTSA CIO and Vice President for Information Management and Technology, spoke on the importance of partnerships to drive digital transformation alongside NIST Director and Under Secretary of Commerce Laurie Locascio and Chief Dell Deborah Stokes. Moderated by Al Grassoformer President and CEO of MITER Corporation, the panel explored the world-class model that UTSA ...

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SEIU503 Local | Oregon Hosts First Labor Climate Summit

Posted: August 1, 2022 (LR SEIU 503 Chairman Mike Powers, Ivonne Rivero, Carol Kelly, Carolynn Kohout, Emily Wang, Patty Falkenstein at the Oregon Workplace Climate Summit) By: Carol Kelly Last week, the Oregon Blue Green Alliance hosted Oregon’s first Labor Climate Summit. Representatives from more than a dozen unions across our state were gathered in one room to discuss the ...

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Debate over Tuolumne County’s proposed climate action plan rages | New

When the Tuolumne County Government’s Natural Resources Committee last held a public meeting focused on the county government’s controversial climate action plan in June, county staff and committee members heard from people which evoked the United Nations, Communist China and Nazi Germany. Since then, county supervisors and staff have also received dozens of reasonable questions and comments. In an effort ...

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