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Charter Schools Daily Update

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Charter Schools Daily Update

Download all of our free PF resources Charter schools were quickly able to adapt to COVID-19 and transition to online learning Mitchell, 5-29, 2020, Baker A. Mitchell is founder of The Roger Bacon Academy, which manages four charter schools in and around Wilmington, NC, with combined enrollments of more than 2,100 students in grades K through, Why Many Charter Schools Were Better Prepared for Covid-19, https://www.realcleareducation.com/articles/2020/05/29/why_many_charter_schools_were_better_prepared_for_covid-19_110428.html “U.S. schools were not

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Resolved: On balance, charter schools are beneficial to the quality of education in the United States (Bibliography)

Background  What are charter schools? (2018). This article explains the basics of charter schools and reviews all of the main pro and con studies. Everything you need to know about charter schools (2014) Just what is a charter school, anyway? (2017) The Debate The battle over charter schools (2017). This article discusses some of the pros and cons of charger schools. If there is any conclusion, it is probably that the

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Offshore Balancing Daily Update

See also: Gulf Presence Update US pressure on Iran has failed to control proliferation and has accelerated it Colum Lynch, May 8. 2020, ForeignPolicy.com, Despite U.S. Sanctions, Iran Expands Its Nuclear Stockpile, https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/05/08/iran-advances-nuclear-program-withdrawal-jcpoa/  Two years after President Donald Trump announced the U.S withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, Tehran has resumed its enrichment of uranium, restarted research and development on advanced centrifuges, and expanded its stockpile of nuclear fuel, cutting

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Gulf Presence Updates

Our Daily Updates are free to all registered users until June 20th.    Offshore Balancing/General Hegemony Updates Ceasefire in Yemen Middle East Monitor, April 15, 2020, https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20200416-un-yemen-envoy-expects-warring-parties-to-agree-truce-in-immediate-future/, UN Yemen envoy expects warring parties to agree truce in ‘immediate future’ United Nations Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths said on Thursday he expects the warring parties to formally adopt “in the immediate future” agreements on a nationwide ceasefire, key economic and humanitarian measures

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Resolved: The United States should replace means-tested welfare programs with a universal basic income (bibliography)

Amisha’s Reading List Amisha’s reading list consists of critical articles on the topic. If you do not read any other articles, read these! UBI: Purpose, Pros and Cons (2019) This article pretty thorough reviews the basic pros and cons of a UBI as well as the different proposals Pro Why welfare doesn’t work and what should we do instead (2018). This article argues welfare doesn’t work and that its conditions

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Venezuela Daily Update

Bibliography .  Venezuela Argument List Many reasons Maduro won’t be overthrown. Sanctions won’t cause him to be toppled Tom Wood, January 23, 2020, https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jan/23/juan-guaido-regime-change-venezuela-chavismo-maduro, A year on, Juan Guaidó’s attempt at regime change in Venezuela has stalled Why did predictions of Maduro’s imminent departure prove so ill-founded? The mismatch was partly the product of wishful thinking on the part of international establishment opinion. There has been a through-the-looking-glass aspect to

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The United States should end its economic sanctions against Venezuela (January PF)

Amisha’s Reading List — Key Pro & Con Articles Sanctions that kill Venezuelans (2019). This article describes the various ways sanctions kill Venezuela’s economy and answers the argument that sanctions targeted at officials don’t cause humanitarian problems. The impact of the 2017 sanctions on Venezuela (2019). This study attacks the methodology for the claim that 40,000 have died from sanctions. Background History and Status Quo US Policy (Wikipedia) Timeline of

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Resolved: The benefits of the United States federal government’s use of offensive cyber operations outweigh the harms.

Table of Contents Middle school reading list   UK and Russia are already at war (2019). This describes the current state of global cyber warfare and explains how it is ongoing.   White House authorizes offensive cyber operations (2019). This article explains the new Presidential Decision Directive that authorizes the use of offensive cyber operations against enemies. I don’t think it has any evidence in it, but it is useful

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BRI — Cards from Books! Subscribe and Access (50)

These cards from books are available to any paid user.  Registered users also can sign on to our app. NU – EU/Huawei 5G integration now Kent Calder, 2019, Kent E. Calder is a distinguished Edwin O. Reischauer Professor. He currently serves as the Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs and International Research Cooperation at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University.  Super Continent: The Logic of Eurasian Integration, Stanford

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One Belt, One Road Daily Update

All PF Resources — Register a free account to access. Belt and Road will promote health care Xinhua, 9-7, 19, http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-09/07/c_138373375.htm, China Focus: China, B&R countries eye cooperation in Internet-powered healthcare YINCHUAN, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) — A China-Benin telemedicine cooperation center has been jointly launched by a Chinese hospital and a Beninese hospital with an aim to provide China’s online medical services to medical institutions in the West African country.