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  • Gen 16 2019

    Aperte fino al 31 gennaio 2019 le iscrizioni gratuite per Wing4Students, Un'opportunità che fa la differenza

    Il programma di edutainment italiano dedicato a universitari e laureati con meno di 28 anni che vogliano imparare l’inglese Wing4Students è un (con)corso per imparare l’inglese in modo efficace e divertente giunto alla V edizione. La partecipazione è gratuita e in palio ci sono premi per oltre 12.000 euro così suddivisi: 500 euro saranno assegnati al vincitore,...

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  • Gen 16 2019

    There’s a Rock Heading for Earth

    Now that we’ve got your attention, Arek Sinanian examines the global stalemate over climate change with this analogy about a meteor heading for Earth. There is so much in the world to be optimistic about. But when it comes to the current global position on climate change, I often vacillate between optimism and despair. My previous articles on University.it demonstrate this. Now imagine...

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  • Gen 16 2019

    Surrogacy: Erasing the Mother

      Many articles and books can be found describing the horrors of surrogacy. Exploitation is common, with abuse and slave-like conditions for women. Often, several eggs are implanted to ensure that one of them will produce; but if that results in multiple embryos, the birth mother may be forced to have an abortion for fetal reduction. At a later stage in the pregnancy, genetic tests ar...

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  • Gen 16 2019

    Elon Musk and the Life of a “Superhero”

    Elon Musk on how the life of a business and scientific superhero is ringed with danger. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary regularly looks to Elon Musk for inspiration because of his status as a hyperreal superhero in the world of technology and his special place in the global celebrity economy. Wired dropped a bombshell last week when it offered a view of Elon Musk’s...

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  • Nov 14 2018

    Midterm Elections 2018: The War for America’s Soul

    Even as pundits predict and pontificate, the midterm elections are only yet another battle for the commanding heights of America’s torn soul. In Silicon Valley, the sun is shining and it does not seem as if the US midterm elections are taking place. This author meets few people who discuss or care much about politics or the elections. In this post-truth world created by social m...

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  • Nov 14 2018

    The Student Debt Crisis: Could It Slow the US Economy?

    rowing student loan debt is “changing the culture of America,” says one expert, and it impacts the economic choices we make all the way through retirement. That rising student debt is one of the creeping threats of our time is hard to refute. Student debt has more than tripled since 2004, reaching $1.52 trillion in the first quarter of 2018, according to the US Federal Reserve &m...

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  • Nov 14 2018

    Which Rules Does Mohammed bin Salman Follow?

    In the new rules-based disorder, every leader has the power to define the rules they prefer. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. Since Donald Trump’s election and his performance as US president, many commentators, including members of Trump’s own team, have expressed regret about the weakening of what was traditionally and even officially called the &ld...

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Aperte fino al 31 gennaio 2019 le iscrizioni gratuite per Wing4Students, Un'opportunità che fa la differenza

Il programma di edutainment italiano dedicato a universitari e laureati con meno di 28 anni che vogliano imparare l’inglese Wing4Students è un (con)corso per imparare l’inglese in...

There’s a Rock Heading for Earth

Now that we’ve got your attention, Arek Sinanian examines the global stalemate over climate change with this analogy about a meteor heading for Earth. There is so much in the world to be opti...

Surrogacy: Erasing the Mother

  Many articles and books can be found describing the horrors of surrogacy. Exploitation is common, with abuse and slave-like conditions for women. Often, several eggs are implanted to ensure...