Trump’s election a victory for the people vs elite: Marine Le Pen

Donald Trump’s election win was a victory of the people against the elite, France’s National Front party leader Marine Le Pen said on Sunday, adding she hoped the French people would follow suit next year.

Opinion polls show Le Pen … Read the rest

Harvard students file amicus brief in support of ‘race-conscious admissions’

A group of current and prospective Harvard College students have filed an amicus brief in support of Harvard’s race-conscious affirmative action policies in an ongoing lawsuit between Harvard and anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions.

The Lawyers’ Committee for … Read the rest

Gauteng Education MEC to withdraw funding from #FeesMustFall leader Mcebo Dlamini

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says his department will have to review the financial support it’s giving to Wits student leader Mcebo Dlamini after he was arrested for his involvement in #FeesMustFall protests.

Lesufi revealed this week that the Gauteng … Read the rest

Brazil measures lip size, hair texture and nose width

When the test scores came out, Lucas Siqueira, 27, was really excited. His high mark on the Foreign Service exam earned him a coveted position at Brazil’s highly competitive Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Siqueira considers himself to be mixed race, … Read the rest

Trump sides with Russia on ISIS in Syria during second debate

The Syria charade was blown right open during last nights US presidential debate.

Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton of talking tough against the Syrian leader, president Assad, and against the “rebels”, but added that Clinton had no idea who these … Read the rest

Moscow and Paris blame schedule change for cancelling visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has canceled a planned visit to France after Paris changed the program for the trip.

The Kremlin confirmed that Putin’s visit to Paris next week has now been postponed. The decision comes amid increased tensions between … Read the rest

Conservatives vastly outnumbered in US higher education study shows

A new study confirms what even the most casual observer of higher education has long known — that conservative professors are vastly outnumbered by liberal ones — but it also shows that the problem is getting worse.

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Clinton advisor swears at Trump during debate

A foreign policy spokesman for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign had tough words for Donald Trump during Sunday’s presidential debate.

“Go fuck yourself,” Jesse Lehrich wrote on Twitter during the contentious debate.

Lehrich also tweeted that Trump was a “f***ing toddler.”… Read the rest

Racial segregation coming to campus near you

After last year’s protests across the United States over racial inequality, more universities have warmed to the idea that students should be segregated by race in clubs, diversity initiatives, housing, and conversations about race.

Come November, the University of Vermont … Read the rest