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The tea party and the politics of paranoia
Members of tea party claim the movement springs from and promotes basic American conservative principles such as limited government and fiscal responsibility.
Thu May 09, 2013
Coursera Partners with Chegg and Publishers to Offer Students Free Textbooks During its Courses
Online learning startup Coursera on Wednesday announced a partnership with Chegg , a student hub for various educational tools and materials, as well as five publishers to offer students free textbooks during their courses.
Wed May 08, 2013
Coursera Partners With Chegg To Offer Gratis, DRMed Textbooks for Courses
An anonymous reader writes with news on Coursera partnering with publishers to give students access to more textbooks.
Tue May 07, 2013
Book Review: 'The Bankers New Clothes,' By Anat Admati And Martin Hellwig
"The Bankers' New Clothes ," by Anat Admati and Martin Hellwig, Princeton University Press, 2013, which looks at the global banking industry and its self-protective lobbying efforts at the BIS, the EU and the regulators and politicians in London, and Washington, is critical and refreshing.
Mon May 06, 2013
Wireless Design & Development
TELEHOUSE America's Akio Sugeno Contributes to New Book
New York, NY- TELEHOUSE America has announced that Akio Sugeno , Vice President of Internet Engineering, Operations and Business Development, is a key contributor in Fordam University Press' new book, Advances in Cyber Security: Technology, Operations and Experiences.
The New York Times Company (NYT), The Washington Post Company (WPO):...
As the Internet has steadily made freely distributed, ad-supported news articles the industry standard, content mills such as Now that both the Times and the Post have reported dismal first quarter earnings, what lies ahead for the industry that edges closer to obscurity? Can these old newspapers finally catch up with the times and prove to their ... (more)
Stocks to Watch - General Motors Company
StockRunway.com issues special report on the Stocks To Watch - General Motors Company , Washington Post Company The Detroit, Michigan based General Motors Company , profitable for 13 consecutive quarters, is mulling over to invest almost $16 billion on U.S. plants and facilities through 2016, over it will spend in China, according to United States ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
Cambridge University Press seeks a dynamic Marketing Manager with a proven track record to join our College team.
Artistic capital, revived
Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century: A Surrealist History , by Derek Sayer, Princeton University Press, RRPA 24.95/$35, 656 pages In 1968 New York's Museum of Modern Art staged a blockbuster exhibition, Dada, Surrealism and Their Heritage , put together by William Rubin, an authoritative curator.
Losses mount at Washington Post ahead of summer paywall plan
The Washington Post Company posted bleak been experimenting with its digital paywall for over a year, and now has plans to create different pricing tiers , the Post's plan to raise online digital subscription revenue remains amorphous; the company announced a paywall for this summer but the model appears so leaky that it is unlikely to bring in ... (more)
Thu May 02, 2013
Mail & Guardian
Mahmood Mamdani: Legal Band-Aid not for deep wounds
Mahmood Mamdani's book Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Colonialism is now viewed as one of the key texts on citizenship, modernity and post-colonialism in Africa.
Wed May 01, 2013
Hello Goodbye Alexandria: A Five-Day Whirlwind Tour of Cavafy's City
Monday was a two-sided anniversary for the Greek poet C.F. Cavafy, born 150 years ago on April 29, 1863, to Greek parents in Alexandria, where he died 70 years later on April 29, 1933.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Kurt De Belder Presents 'Transformation of the Academic...
Kurt De Belder Presents "Transformation of the Academic Library" at OCLC from 10-11:30 a.m. ET on 10 May Attend this free OCLC Research Distinguished Seminar Series presentation in person or online in which Kurt De Belder , University Librarian at Leiden University, Director of Leiden University Libraries and of Leiden University Press , will ... (more)
Cable ONE promises USD60m worth of investments
The upgrade will see the cableco upgrade nearly 50,000 amplifiers, install more than 600 new nodes, replace 800 miles of cable, and deploy approximately 600 miles worth of fibre-optic infrastructure.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Cambridge University Press seeks three Senior Editors to drive the continued growth of its journals in the U.S. market and to maximize their contributions to the Press.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Affirmative action: Sliding doors
Sharing the Prize. By Gavin Wright. Belknap; 368 pages; $35. Harvard University Press; A 25.95. Buy from Amazon.com , Amazon.co.uk THIS year America will mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's famous speech, in which he sang out to a crowd of 250,000: "I have a dream." King's speech, it is often forgotten, was delivered at the "March on ... (more)
Mon Apr 22, 2013
The American Spectator
Happy Earth Daya and Lenin Day
Question: What do Earth Day and Vladimir Lenin's birthday have in common? Answer: they both reoccur every year on April 22.