And if you thought Islamization of public schools is only a British problem, think again - 3 min video 4.20.14 Thanks to Saudi funding of American school textbooks with an overemphasis on Islamic history and culture, not to mention curricula that teach American students ‘how to be a Muslim,’ the U.S. is not far behind the U.K. in its Islamic infiltration of public schools.
Rape trauma: Why cops may think victims are lying | The Salt Lake Tribune -- the neurobiology of victims. "a soup of hormones, including opiates, cortisol and oxytocin, released at the time of an attack can disrupt the victim's consolidation of memory temporarily... Victims can provide 'fragmented and sketchy' statements that investigators often discard as not credible…"
Maya Angelou //1928-2014. Her landmark book, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” (1969), is a lyrical, unsparing account of her childhood in the Jim Crow South. Angelou, 86, died on May 29 at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C. Throughout her writing, Angelou explored concepts of personal identity and resilience through the multifaceted lens of race, sex, family, community and the collective past, examining ways in which the forces of racism and sexism play out at the level of the individual.
Trouble in the LA Jail System The deputy described beating inmates unprovoked, slapping them, shooting them with a Taser gun and aggressively searching them to pick a fight — something he learned “on the job.” He would huddle with other jail guards to get their stories straight and write up reports with bogus scenarios justifying the brutality.
A new study on the academic effects of homework offers not only some intriguing results but also a lesson on how to read a study -- and a reminder of the importance of doing just that: reading studies (carefully) rather than relying on summaries by journalists or even by the researchers themselves.