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British Govt Dismiss Academic’s Claim That UK Is On Verge Of Achieving ‘Herd Immunity’ To Covid

According to a University College London (UCL) model, the UK is very close to having herd immunity to covid. However, rather than showing some interest, UK health minister Matt Hancock has poured cold water on the idea and is encouraging the public to listen to the government instead. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing […]

Academic Freedom Group Urges Skidmore College to Reverse Call on ‘Progressive Zionists for Peace’ Club

Jonsson Tower, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs NY. Photo: Peter Flass / Wikimedia Commons The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a non-profit organization defending academic freedom on US college campuses, urged Skidmore College’s Club Affairs Committee (CAC) in a Wednesday letter to rectify its decision and grant the trial period for the “Progressive Zionists […]

American academic says U.S. can’t be an “ethical model”

TEHRAN – An American academic says that U.S. governance is not at all an “ethical model” for the world, but and it is an international fact that other countries following the footsteps of the U.S.  “It cannot be an ‘ethical model.’  But the rest of the world operates in the same way,” Phillips Stevens Jr., […]

The University Deception: Rankings and Academic Freedom

Forget the global university rankings of any list.  The global university promotion exercise is filled with snake oil and perfumed refuse, an effort to corrupt the unknowing and steal from the gullible.  The aim here is to convince parents, potential students and academics that their institutions of white collar crime are appealing enough to warrant […]

Ukrainian academic proposes to rename city of Uman for Nazi collaborator

(JTA) — A senior lecturer at Ukraine’s oldest and most prestigious state university called on the government to rename the city of Uman for a Nazi collaborator in response to Israel’s complaints about honoring such individuals. Bohdan Bilinsky, associate professor of Building Structures and Bridges at the 205-year-old Lviv Polytechnic National University, proposed the honor […]

Academic imprisoned in Iran for two years recalls ‘psychological torture’

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Leading Academic Quits After Showing No School Children Died During The “First Wave” In Sweden

The Facts: A recent article published in The Lancet medical journal explains that PCR tests can be “positive” for up to five times longer than the time an infected person is actually infectious. Reflect On: Why are certain viewpoints, opinions, studies, scientists and doctors being censored and/or ignored for presenting data that completely contradicts what […]

Biden backing away from level of support for Saudis: academic

TEHRAN – An American academic describes the Biden administration’s decision to decrease U.S. support for Saudi Arabia in the war in Yemen as an important step.  “They are backing away from the level of support they’ve shown for Saudi Arabia over the last years. The Biden administration’s decision to withdraw their support from Saudi Arabia’s […]

Why does a U.K. academic spewing antisemitic conspiracies attract eager apologists on the U.S. left?

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ORWELLIAN: YouTube censors all videos from an academic conference on the dangers of censorship

By PatriotRising -February 18, 2021 An academic conference on media censorship and the dangers of free speech infringements online has, ironically, been censored by YouTube. The Google-owned video platform decided to pull all videos from the Critical Media Literacy Conference of the Americas 2020 for violating its “community standards,” which include never saying anything bad about censorship. “At […]

Jewish Academic Claims Anyone Who Doesn’t Share His Preferred Definition Of ‘Antisemitism’ Is ‘Going To Hell’

Lars Fischer, a “prominent” Jewish scholar at University College London, has had a temper tantrum and resigned “in disgust” after the college’s Academic Board demanded the administration rescind its pro-forma adoption of the pro-Zionist IHRA definition of antisemitism: The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance [IHRA] Working Definition, which has been adopted by governments and educational institutions […]

Israel continues to obstruct attempts to create NWFZ: Russian academic

TEHRAN – An associate professor in the Department of Comparative Politics at Russia’s RUDN University says Israel is one of the main obstacles to a “nuclear-weapon-free zone” in the region. “Israel boycotted the conferences for NWFZ in the Middle East (West Asia) and continues to obstruct all attempts to create a nuclear-free zone,” Vladimir Ivanov […]

Academic who fled Iran when charged with visiting Israel accused of sexual abuse

A British-Iranian academic who said that he fled Iran after being sentenced to nine years in jail for collaborating with a hostile government has been accused of sexual abuse by a number of women, the Guardian reported Friday. Four women said they were assaulted by Kameel Ahmady, a social anthropologist studying female genital mutilation and […]

Yad Vashem on Polish libel verdict: Blow to academic freedom in Holocaust research

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Top Chinese Academic Predicts America Will Face British Empire-Style Decline

    In the post-Cold War era, the United States has been the world’s foremost political, economic, and military power, retaining dozens of allies and client states, and the ability to project power across multiple continents. In recent years, however, a group of countries led by China and Russia have sought to challenge this state […]

Academic Study Finds Big Tech Elite Are in Their ‘Own Class’ – Different to Normal Humans

An academic study carried out by researchers in the U.S. and Germany has found that Big Tech elites are completely different to normal humans living on the planet, and can be placed in their own exclusive class. “Our research contributes to closing a research gap in societies with rising inequalities,” note the authors of the study from […]

Academic Study Finds Big-Tech Elites Are In Their ‘Own Class’, Different To Rest Of Humanity

Approximately 1.5 billion face masks are expected to be dumped into the sea in just one year, according to an environmental group monitoring the level of pollution in the world’s oceans. A report by OceansAsia concluded that the vast number of disposable masks will further contaminate the oceans with harmful plastic and damage vulnerable marine ecosystems. […]

Important info from a Cardiologist: “Academic medicine is committing a fraud” with the Big Lie about HCQ (MUST-WATCH/SHARE 2-minute video)

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Who Is Harming Palestinian Academic Freedom?

A Palestinian man shops ahead of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the West Bank city of Ramallah, April 22, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Mohamad Torokman. Not in Kansas Anymore: Academic Freedom in Palestinian Universities, by Cary Nelson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020) […]

Iranian-Swedish academic will likely be executed by Iran on Wednesday, wife says

Imprisoned Iranian-Swedish academic Ahmadreza Djalali, accused by Iran of spying for Israel, could be executed in Iran as soon as Wednesday, rights groups and his wife said. Djalali, formerly based in Stockholm where he worked at the Karolinska Institute, a medical university, was arrested during a visit to Iran in April 2016 and sentenced to […]

Freed British-Australian Academic Was Detained in Iran Due to Israeli Partner: Media

A supplied undated image obtained September 14, 2019 shows Dr. Kylie Moore-Gilbert, the British-Australian academic who has been released from behind bars in Iran. Photo: AAP Image/Supplied by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade via REUTERS. A British-Australian academic who was freed from Iranian jail on Thursday was detained in 2018 on espionage charges […]

Freed academic was detained in Iran because she had an Israeli partner, Australian media reports

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British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert released after years jailed in Iran

A British-Australian academic who was jailed in Iran on disputed espionage charges has been released in a prisoner swap. Kylie Moore-Gilbert had been detained in Iran for more than two years, after being sentenced to 10 years following her arrest there in 2018. Iranian state TV reported late on Wednesday she was being released in […]

AIJAC welcomes release of academic

Browse > Home / News / AIJAC welcomes release of academic November 26, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article The Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council has welcomed the release of Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert a British-Australian who had been detained by Iran since 2018. Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert   Photo: Screenshot She was serving a […]

Freed British-Australian academic thanks supporters after Iranian release

A British-Australian academic on Thursday thanked her supporters and diplomatic efforts to secure her freedom after she was released from jail in Iran following more than two years of imprisonment. Kylie Moore-Gilbert, who was detained in Iran in 2018 and sentenced to 10 years in prison on espionage charges, was released in exchange for three […]

Screen test: Coronavirus causing ‘academic Darwinism’ as campuses stay closed

With Israeli university and college students heading back to school this week — virtually, for the second semester in a row — the weight of what they are “absent for” academically and socially due to the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow. These students-by-screen are — perhaps — missing out on the full university experience and […]

Israeli colleges to start academic year with remote learning

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Lebanese academic explains Khamenei’s roadmap for ‘New Islamic Civilization’

Source September 11, 2020 Middle East Observer Description: The following is a translation of an Arabic article by Lebanese academic Dr Muhammad Mohsen Olleik, in which he analyses the roadmap by Iran’s Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei for the building of a new “Islamic Civilization”. Olleik, a lecturer in Education and Islamic Studies from the Lebanese […]

Koch academic influence returns to Massachusetts with new Tufts University think tank

When a new Massachusetts think tank housed at Tufts University launched earlier this year, Boston-based media described it as a “CBO-like center” (referring to the Congressional Budget Office) that would offer an “independent analysis” of proposed state policy and legislation. But one of the main funders of this think tank, called the Center for State Policy Analysis, is a program tied financially […]

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