Antonio Guterres the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has termed the drop in the number of refugees under the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) mandate as an “illusion.”
Monthly Archives For June 2009
Just when you’d given up on the quality of this year’s commencement speakers, right triumphs in unexpected places.
If you think male students have all succumbed to the politically correct powers-that-be on American campuses, think again.
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, touted as a possible savior of the GOP, took a gamble that paid off when he delivered a recent commencement address at Butler University (Indianapolis) that took a critical look at his own generation of baby boomers, according to Byron York.
Here’s a good story line for your favorite TV cop show: Get a school administrator to set up a drug deal between two middle-school students, and then deny your involvement.
A report released by Education Week and the Editorial Projects in Education (EPE) Research Center shows that despite a marked improvement in the national high school graduation rate, three out of ten U.S. public schools students still fail to get a high school diploma.
While Senate leaders discussed when the confirmation hearings for Judge Sonia Sotomayor would take place, a panel hosted by the American Constitutional Society on June 10, 2009 debated the issues surrounding the controversial nominee.
In his first five months of office, President Obama has initiated an unprecedented spending spree.
In recent weeks, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan has found himself increasingly under public assault, both for his actions leading up to the current financial crisis, and for his attempts to defend these actions.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was originally passed to fight against discriminatory voting practices that had been responsible for the widespread disenfranchisement of African-Americans. Nevertheless, there is still a significant group of disenfranchised Americans: the men and women of the armed forces serving to defend our country abroad.