What It's Like to Be a Token Conservative

What It's Like to Be a Token Conservative
Steven F. Hayward, political scientist, author, and intellectual bon vivant, recently spent the previous academic year at the University of Colorado at Boulder as the pioneering “visiting scholar in conservative thought and policy.” The goal of the …
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We must get back to teachers knowing their students
Everyone has an opinion about testing in the public schools. I really hadn't thought much about it until I was teaching a Communications for Teachers course in the School of Education at the University of Colorado in Boulder in 1984. I found two …
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Legalized pot gets Ohio State class of its own
Vanderbilt University in Tennessee started a similar course this semester, and the University of Denver in Colorado — a state that has legalized recreational marijuana use — offers a class titled “ Representing the Marijuana Client.” As a field trip …
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Milestones in Hematology and Blood Diseases

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014

Hematology-2014 Conference is an initiative to Identify Novel Therapeutic paths to Fight Blood Disorders. This international event is attracting a stream of renowned personalities such as Adel Gouri, IBN ZOHR Public Hospital, Algeria; Effie Liakopoulou, GenimbiInc, Seattle, USA; Gabriela Gheorghe, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA; Xiayuan Liang, University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA; E. Brad Thompson, University of Houston, USA; Jackleen Raafat National Research Center, Egypt, and Yolanda Fortenberry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA. Scientific sessions will be chaired by experts like Daniel Tsun-Yee Chiu, Chang Gung University, China, Erhabor Osaro, UsmanuDanfodiyo University, Nigeria, and Yi Ning, Director of Cytogenetics Lab Associate Professor of Pathology at Johns Hopkins University, USA, facilitating knowledge sharing.

Important tracks that are part of Hematology-2014 include Hematologic Malignancies, Research on Various Blood Disorders, Blood Transplantation, Immunology and Hematology, Red Blood Cells, Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Blood Disorders, Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Drug Discovery in Hematology, Stem Cell Research in Hematology, and Veterinary Hematology. It will definitely be a remarkable platform to gain and to share knowledge.

Besides the vibrant speeches by eminent speakers around the globe, Hematology-2014 conference will also host International Workshops, symposium, and exhibition. Dr. Erhabor Osaro, Associate Professor from UsmanuDanfodio University, Nigeria has organized a pre-conference workshop during 24-25th April at UsmanuDanfodio University, Teaching Hospital Sokoto, Nigeria. This pre-conference workshop was attended by 283 eminent participants, and vivacious scientific sessions were the most significant part of it.

Dr. Erhabor Osaro, an active OCM member of Hematology-2014, is also going to organize Symposia on The challenges associated with effective blood transfusion services in developing countries. Another symposium will be organized by Yi Ning, Director of Cytogenetics Lab and Associate Professor of Pathology at Johns Hopkins University, USA on Hematologic Malignancies.

OMICS Publishing Group that hosts this conference is a pioneering Open Access Publisher that publishes 350 Open access, Online Science Journals and hosts more than 300 International conferences worldwide, with 30,000 strong editorial board members drawn from academics, research, and industries. OMICS Group International Conferences encourages the young talents through its young research Forum that offers Student fellowships and grants. Best Poster Award is the momentous platform for the young researches to showcase their talents. Besides this, OMICS Group also encourages the business collaboration and interaction through its B2B and Scientific Meetings.

For more details on the gathering of expertise around the globe, visit the scientific program of Hematology-2014:


Contact Information:

Alisha Summer

Medical Conferences

5716 Corsa Ave Suite110, Westlake

Los Angeles, CA-91362, USA

Tel: +1-800-216-6499

Email: hematology2014(at)omicsgroup(dot)net

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Online Registration Underway For Foosaner Art Museum Spring Classes

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cleverbridge to Host 2015 cleverbridge Networking Event (CNE) in San Francisco

Cologne, Germany (PRWEB) March 12, 2015

cleverbridge, a global full-service ecommerce provider for software and cloud companies, announces its 2015 cleverbridge Networking Event (CNE) May 5-7 in San Francisco. The company also announces Chicago-based technology entrepreneur and Sittercity.com founder, Dan Ratner, will be the keynote speaker. Now in its sixth year, the event brings together cleverbridge clients and industry experts from all over the globe to share insights into ecommerce industry trends, collaborate with colleagues and meet new partners.

CNE provides a mix of training sessions, thought leadership seminars and private meetings with first class dining and entertainment. The 2015 CNE agenda was designed to be comprehensive for business yet flexible for fun. Following a kick-off presentation from cleverbridge CEO Christian Blume, keynote speaker Dan Ratner will discuss how he harmonizes hard data with peoples needs in order to build great businesses. After founding Sittercity.com, the first and largest site in the U.S. for matching people with babysitters, petsitters, housesitters and elder care, Ratner was the Director of Development and helped build the technology team for President Obamas 2012 re-election campaign. Currently, he is the Executive Chairman and co-founder of Public Good Software which is redefining online philanthropy.

We know the business impact of meeting the right people at the right timeits invaluable. So we gather clients, colleagues and industry leaders together to have fun, form relationships, build partnerships and ultimately learn from each other, said Christian Blume, CEO, cleverbridge. By the end of the event, attendees leave with more than they came. Whether opportunities arise or new partnerships form, CNE attendees take home an invaluable networking experience that may influence their future in ecommerce.

Past CNE attendees have experienced great business value from the event. cleverbridge does a great job of creating an intimate setting where people can network and share ideas. There are competitors here, there are non-clients here, there are industry experts here I think that is what is fantastic about this event, said Michael Schramm, ecommerce strategist. O&O Software managing director, Jim Harrison, adds, We take away invaluable information and business deals that tangibly support and increase revenue in our service to our customers. The food and drink is a nice bonus.

For more information about CNE 2015, visit http://events.cleverbridge.com. For real-time updates throughout the conference, follow @cleverbridge and the hashtag #CNE15 on Twitter. To learn more about cleverbridge, please contact inquiry(at)cleverbridge(dot)com or visit http://www.cleverbridge.com.

About cleverbridge

cleverbridge is a proven leader in ecommerce technology, services and expertise for global software and cloud companies that serve consumers and businesses. For more than 300 clients including Avira, Corel, Dell, Malwarebytes and Parallels cleverbridge is a true extension of their teams, understanding each clients billing models, markets, channels and specific ecommerce requirements. cleverbridge provides an unsurpassed customer experience so that clients can strategically leverage ecommerce to effectively build customer relationships and generate more revenue. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany, cleverbridge has offices in Chicago, San Francisco and Tokyo. For more information, visit http://www.cleverbridge.com.

Warner Pacific College Waives Fees, Hosts Information Sessions at Westside Location in March

Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) March 12, 2015

Warner Pacific College, a leading local provider of professional continuing education, is offering fee waivers for new applicants to the Adult Degree Program at its Westside location through March 31st, 2015. In addition, the college will host four information sessions describing its Adult Degree Program course offerings. Two of the information sessions will take place in-person in Portland and Tigard, and two will be hosted online.

The first in-person information session, Going Back to School 101Getting your Associates Degree, takes place on Tuesday, March 17th, at 6:00 p.m. at Westside Christian High School, 8200 SW Pfaffle St. Tigard, OR 97223. The second in-person session, taking place Thursday, March 19th at 6:00 p.m., covers the Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor of Science in Human Development. It will be held at the Sunset Presbyterian Church, 14986 NW Cornell Rd. Portland, OR 97229.

Prospective students can reserve their place at either in-person information session by contacting Dawn Anhorn at 503-517-1569.

Online information sessions take place at 12:30 p.m. Pacific on Thursday, March 12th, and Tuesday, March 17th. Prospective students may join the session using a computer, tablet, or smartphone, as well as a dial-in long-distance telephone number.

The March 12th session is available at http://www.warnerpacific.edu/rsvp/ or 1-(571) 317-3131, access code 705-476-861. The March 17th session can also be accessed at http://www.warnerpacific.edu/rsvp/ or telephone number 1-(626) 425-3113, access code: 312-019-541.


About Warner Pacific College Adult Degree Program (ADP): Since 1990, Warner Pacific College has been serving the needs of working adults seeking to earn their college degree. The ADP features accelerated, two-year completion schedules and courses that take place one evening a week or online. Classes are taught in a workshop format and utilize learning teams. Degrees include associate, bachelor, and master degree programs in business, accounting, health care administration, and education.


Warner Pacific College Adult Degree Program

2600 SE 98th Avenue

Suite 200

Portland, OR 97266

(503) 517-1550

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Mile High Showdown: A week of direct action aimed at Wall Street banks

Mile High Showdown.

This week, join the Colorado Progressive Coalition in a series of actions aimed at Wall Street Banks. Protesters will be engaged in direct action including marches, delegations, and even a flashmob, specifically targeting Wells Fargo, who holds the largest market share of foreclosures in Colorado. Wells Fargo is also the largest and worst of the subprime predatory mortgage lenders.

Wall Street banks like Wells Fargo have hit people of color especially hard. According to the Denver Fact Sheet on mile-high-showdown.org, “During the housing boom, big banks and their mortgage lending operations were much more likely to put Black and Latino borrowers into higher-cost, subprime loans with a higher risk of default and foreclosure. A recent study finds that the bursting of the housing bubble and the ensuing economic crisis has led to a 66% loss of wealth for Latino households and a 53% loss for Black households, compared to a 16% loss for White households.” Black and Latinos were at least three times more likely than white borrowers to get subprime loans.

Today, protesters kicked off the week of action by visiting the Wells Fargo branch at 17th and Broadway downtown, where they delivered a list of demands. Those demands include asking that Wells Fargo pay its fair share in taxes, the federally mandated 35% tax rate and increase small business loans. Protesters also demand divestment from for-profit prison companies Geo, Inc. and Corrections Corporation of America. Geo is the operator of an immigration detention center in Aurora. Corrections Corporation of America has helped create anti-immigrant legislation in Arizona, according to a 2010 NPR report. You can read more about today’s action and see photos at the Denver Westword Blogs.

Below is a list of this weeks’ actions. You can also sign up at www.mile-high-showdown.org

Monday, Oct. 24th
• Demands Delivery: Come deliver a letter with our demands to a Wells Fargo branch with us and have it faxed to CEO Jeff Stumpf!
When: 11:30 am. Where: Colorado Progressive Coalition, 1029 Santa Fe Drive, Denver

• Outreach: Join our street teams to cover the entire city with our flyers and postcards!
When: 9 am and/or 5 pm Where: Colorado Progressive Coalition, 1029 Santa Fe Drive, Denver

Tuesday, Oct. 25th
• National Divestment Action: Close your account with Wells Fargo or any other big Wall Street bank! Download our divestment letter from www.newbottomline.com and bring it along, demand it be faxed to the CEO.
When: 12pm A big delegation will go close their accounts together. You can also participate individually or in small groups on your own. If you close your account, send a picture or statement to milehighshowdown@gmail.com
Where: Colorado Progressive Coalition, 1029 Santa Fe Drive, Denver. (staging area)

Wednesday, Oct. 26th
• Robin Hood flashmob action to deliver #occupytheboardroom messages to local 1%
When: 10 am
Where: Colorado Progressive Coalition, 1029 Santa Fe Drive, Denver (staging area)

Thursday, Oct. 27th
• Move in Day: Homeowners that Wells Fargo has kicked out of their homes will be moving into a Wells Fargo branch! Come and help us set up a “Fargoville” encampment with tents and furniture! Bring a lamp, a pillow, or other household item to carry with you as we march!
When: 12 pm
Where: Colorado Progressive Coalition, 1029 Santa Fe Drive, Denver (staging area)

Friday, Oct. 28th
• Student Rally and March to Wells Fargo to demand they divest from GEO, the private prison corporation
When: 4 pm
Where: In front of the Tivoli Student Union, Auraria Campus, 900 Auraria Parkway, Denver

Saturday, Oct. 29th
• Mass Mobilization with Occupy Denver
When: 12 pm
Where: Civic Center Park, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver

5 years since pizza delivery drivers form a union

Recently facebooking, I saw that a few of my friends had posted an article on a group of pizza delivery drivers that had formed a union for the first time. I was so excited about the story that I didn’t notice the date of the article: 9/22/06

Well, its the 5th anniversary of the formation of the American Union of Pizza Delivery Drivers. The formation of a union of food service workers marked a big victory… not only for the workers, but for the labor movement. It’s difficult for fast food workers to organize due to high turnover rates, a workforce of young minimum wage earners, and ease of replacement of the workforce. All of these factors have made it easier for the fiercely anti-union bosses to fight any signs of unionization.

At the time the pizza delivery drivers were going into negotiations with their employer, Domino’s Pizza, Mark Damron, speaking on behalf of the IWW, spoke about the challenges of organizing in the food service industry. [Damron] “said that is changing because older workers are taking service industry jobs that were traditionally held by younger workers.” He went on to say, “As these people move into those jobs, they have higher expectations,” he said. “You are going to see more agitation and expectations among middle-aged men who have been downsized and are now working as baristas or short-order cooks.” ¹

Is this still true? Do older workers doing food service jobs have higher expectations? Unemployment has doubled since 2006, so those looking for work aren’t just those who lost their union jobs due to downsizing and shipping jobs overseas. We have seen some food service workers unionizing or attempting to unionize, with some victories here and there – i.e. Jimmy John’s and Starbucks workers organizing with IWW- but can we continue to grow the movement of food service workers?

1.”Pizza Delivery Drivers form First Union.” USA Today on the Web 9/22/2006. Accessed 9/23/06. <http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/food/2006-09-22-pizza-union_x.htm&gt;.

Solidarity wins against Chase!

Jennifer Hickey reports on the outcome of a struggle by Seattle activists to force a branch of Chase bank to return money they owed a customer.

via Solidarity wins against Chase | SocialistWorker.org.

New Rule: Bosses Must Inform Workers of Right to Organize – Working In These Times

New Rule: Bosses Must Inform Workers of Right to Organize – Working In These Times. – Read the article!

Employers must now post notices informing workers of their right to organize, to form, and to join labor unions. This rule goes into effect November 14.

Thank you National Labor Relations Board! This is long overdue. I spoke with about 3 workers just over the past week that told me their bosses said they weren’t allowed form a union.

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