Texas teacher says ‘fear and ignorance’ are driving school policy

In the wake of a Southlake, Texas, district administrator telling teachers that if they have books about the Holocaust they should also include books with “opposing” views of the Holocaust, one teacher tells CNN’s Ed Lavandera that educators are in fear of their livelihood if they speak out against the…

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How do we tackle Australia’s burning problem before it burns us?

If Australia sets a ‘net zero by 2050’ target at COP26, it will likely be heralded as a major shift, but it’s unlikely to do anything to align us with that trajectory. Read More | Source: Sydney Morning Herald…

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US Offers To Pay Family Of 10 Killed By “Mistake” In Afghan Drone Strike

The United States said Friday it has offered to pay unspecified compensation to relatives of 10 people in Afghanistan including seven children who were killed by mistake in a US drone strike as… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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As it happened: Victorian cases continue to surge; Tasmania enters snap lockdown; NSW scraps hotel quarantine for overseas vaccinated travellers

Southern Tasmania and Hobart have entered a snap three-day lockdown, while Victoria and NSW have announced easing border restrictions for vaccinated citizens. Read More | Source: Sydney Morning Herald…

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Disbalance between Centre, RSS on national population policy? PL Punia claims so

Senior Congress leader and Chhattisgarh in-charge PL Punia has claimed that there is a lack of coordination between Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre. Reacting to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s annual Dussehra address, the Congress leader claimed, “There is a disbalance in…

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India’s “Swift And Substantial” Response To COVID-19 Earns IMF’s Praise

Describing the government’s response to the COVID-19 situation as “swift and substantial”, the International Monetary Fund or IMF has said the country continued with labour reforms and privatisation… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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No alternative but to ensure universal availability of vaccines: Sitharaman

Says that it is important to ensure that post-pandemic policy normalisation does not cause economic disruption Read More | Source: Business Line…

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China isn’t about to invade Taiwan. But the two sides are on a dangerous path

• Video: China sends warning to US
• With all eyes on Taiwan, tensions are building on another Chinese frontier Read More | Source: CNN…

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