South Africa needs to dig itself out of a 19th-century mining business model, academic Mamphela Ramphele said on Wednesday.
Speaking at a media briefing ahead of an international leadership education conference in Cape Town, she said a failure to change … Read the rest
Fraud, theft and corruption are some of the worst threats facing the South African economy and one of the surest ways of stopping it in its tracks is to ensure that employees don’t steal their bosses’ blind.
Erna Penning, managing … Read the rest
For anyone interested in the immigration debate, whether you are a citizen, an illegal alien or a politician. This clip from the longer video, Immigration by the Numbers, features Roy Beck demonstrating the catastrophe of the huge numbers of both … Read the rest
For decades after World War II, California was a destination for Americans in search of a better life. In many people’s minds, it was the state with more jobs, more space, more sunlight, and more opportunity. They voted with their … Read the rest
by Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed
With the U.S. Supreme Court about to hear arguments in the Fisher v. University of Texas case that could decide the fate of affirmative action in admissions, a research war has broken out. Defenders … Read the rest
Boxing trainer Harold Volbrecht says he was shocked to hear of the sudden death of his close friend Corrie Sanders.
Volbrecht, who trained Sanders for the first 14-years of the heavyweight champion’s professional career, said on Monday they had a … Read the rest
The violent crisis that has shaken South Africa’s mines shows workers’ distrust for traditional trade unions, up to now the guardians of social peace despite the country’s deep inequality.
Miners this week clawed record salary increases of 22 percent from … Read the rest
WASHINGTON — Last month the Obama administration threw its support behind the University of Texas’ use of race as a standard in its admissions policies, asking the Supreme Court not to interfere with the consideration of racial preferences in college … Read the rest