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BURBANK — Two Burbank Unified campuses missed their federal academic targets this year, putting them at risk of sanctions next school year. If Jefferson, Miller elementary schools do not meet their federal academic achievement levels next year,...
To the graduating class of 2010: We do not envy you. The effects of the Great Recession will continue for years, despite the tepid indications that a recovery is imminent. As you've seen, all it takes is a disastrous underwater oil leak, a crapshoot...
Tags: Politics, Public Finance, State Budgets, Education, IKEA
Insight into police work Thanks to the Winter Park Police Department for all the work that went into organizing the Citizens' Police Academy that will end this week. For those of us who attended, it was a valuable experience, taught by obviously...
"Why are there no libertarian countries?" In a much-discussed essay for Salon magazine, Michael Lind asks: "If libertarians are correct in claiming that they understand how best to organize a modern society, how is it that not a single country in the...
Tags: Politics, Sweden, Feminism, Adam Smith
BEIJING — Officially, the Chinese government has nothing to say about Edward Snowden. But unofficially, its representatives are only too happy to dump on the United States. Chinese state media have let loose with a barrage of criticism of the...
Tags: Hong Kong, Politics, Xi Jinping, Justice and Rights, China
BEIJING -- Officially, the Chinese government has nothing at all to say about Edward Snowden. But unofficially, it is only too happy to dump on the United States. After days of silence, state media have let loose with a barrage of criticism concerning...
BEIJING — With his photogenic wife at his side and a willingness to make eye contact and engage in small talk, Xi Jinping looks more like an American politician than the gray suits who populate the upper ranks of Chinese politics. One of his first...
Tags: Hong Kong, Politics, Russia, Xi Jinping, Justice and Rights
On Tuesday an advert paid for by the Roof Garden Patriots appeared in the Daily American. This advert was advertising an upcoming speech by an employee of Americans For Prosperity concerning the proposed Common Core curriculum which has been an issue of...
Tags: Politics, China, National Government, Government
ATHENS -- Greece’s government grappled with deepening disarray Friday as coalition partners clashed over an anti-racism bill intended to rein in the rise of Golden Dawn, a far-right party represented in parliament but blamed for violent attacks on...
As the Arab Spring unfolded in Egypt and other countries in the Middle East, Turkey was held out as a model for how Islam and democracy could co-exist. This week's massive civil unrest in Turkey, erupting over the destruction of the Gezi Park in Istanbul'...
CAIRO — The convictions Tuesday of 19 Americans who worked for pro-democracy groups highlight Egypt's long-standing resistance to broadening freedoms in a country that has veered from secular autocratic rule to an increasingly restrictive Islamist-...
Doesn't anyone in this country know the difference between communism and socialism? Russia had communism, or whatever it is called now, and Sweden has socialism. I have been to both places and they are not the same by any means. Sweden has its share...
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