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Learn for competence, not grades

Learn for competence, not grades

The thinking that we can help anyone to learn dates back a long time. The words of John Locke come to mind: “That the difference to be found in the manners and abilities of men...

Why sanctions on Russia must stay

The fighting in Ukraine has returned to an intensity not seen since last summer, and the government claims Russian weapons are once again streaming across the border to support...

Guantanamo Diary: A chronicle of hell

Last week, several United States Republican Senators, including Mr John McCain, called on President Barack Obama to stop releasing detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay,...

Gallery: China wants travel tantrums in the news

China wants travel tantrums in the news

Last Monday, West Air flight PN6272 was taxiing to the gate at Jiangbei Airport in Chongqing, China, when a passenger decided, for no discernible reason, to open an emergency...

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