FactCheck.org has launched a special section on its website for fact checking transcripts of the presidents remarks and political speeches. They include state of the union speeches, remarks made on Iran 9th January 2020. There are full transcripts of the original speeches and alongside them the statements and statistics that have been checked with […]
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The Digital Public Library of America has made on open access a collection of paper s relating to the impeachment of Donald Trump. They also include materials relating to alleged foreign interference in the 2016 presidential elections.
Made available by Birzeit university, this website includes the legislation published in the Palestinian Official Gazette since 1994 after the Palestinian National Authority assumed its responsibilities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Browse by year and issue. Text in Arabic only.
According to the latest Fawcett sex and power report. The situation is even worse for BAME women. Findings include: Women make up just over one in 20 CEOs of FTSE 100 companies. This remains unchanged since our last report in 2018. None of these CEOs are women of colour. Get the full facts by downloading […]
Office for Students will intervene if colleges do not have robust procedures for dealing with allegations of sexual harassment and abuse. The latest guidelines have just been released by the Office for Students. Read the full text on their website
FTSE 100 CEOs only need to work until Monday 6 January 2020 in order to make the same amount of money that the typical full-time employee does in the entire year. Get the facts from the High Pay Centre website which also has a pay counter where you can compare your wages with that of […]
Alternative pathways into higher education is an extensive free list curated by Newcastle University Australia It includes sections on widening participation and social justice. There are extensive detailed annotations. Most articles were published in 2010 or afterwards. While the main focus is Australia it also covers some materials published in UK and News Zealand. Also […]
A resource from Stanford University. The Women in Data Science initiative was launched in 2018. It now has a website with conference videos and an inspiring podcast series which focuses on the work of cutting edge women data scientists covering all areas of AI, data in health care and the application of data science to human […]
New from Polis think tank a study which reveals how artificial intelligence is currently being used by news services and what its future might be. It is based a survey of 71 news organisations in 32 different countries.
A new online resource based upon the archives of CND held in the LSE Library. It has been created by created by Dr Luc-André Brunet, in a collaboration between LSE IDEAS and The Open University. It focuses on the 1980s and is arranged into the following themes: Was there a ‘New Cold War’ in the […]