Biden delivered straight talk on Taiwan — contradicting a deliberately ambiguous U.S. policy. Did he misspeak?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Biden’s remarks on Taiwan’s defense clash with long-running U.S. policy of ‘strategic ambiguity.’ Officials say there has been no policy change. #Biden #delivered #straight #talk #Taiwan #contradicting #deliberately #ambiguous #policy #misspeak

Plastic-Free Cities & Oceans: A National Policy Dialogue with Cyrill Gutsch, Founder and CEO of “Parley for the Oceans”

Reading Time: < 1 minute Plastic-Free Cities & Oceans: A National Policy Dialogue with Cyrill Gutsch, Founder and CEO of “Parley for the Oceans” – India Education | Latest Education News | Global Educational News | Recent Educational News Home National News Plastic-Free Cities & Oceans: A National Policy Dialogue … Read more

Games Can Show Us How to Enact Justice in the Metaverse

Reading Time: 7 minutes It was 2016, and Jordan Belamire was excited to experience QuiVr, a new fantastical virtual reality game, for the first time. With her husband and brother-in-law looking on, she put on a VR headset and became immersed in a snowy landscape. Represented by a disembodied set of floating hands along with a quiver, bow, and … Read more

Leaked Coinbase policy blueprint shows the company wants Congress to block the SEC from overseeing the crypto industry and create a special regulator instead (Wall Street Journal)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wall Street Journal: Leaked Coinbase policy blueprint shows the company wants Congress to block the SEC from overseeing the crypto industry and create a special regulator instead  —  Crypto trading platform asks Congress to create an oversight regime separate from existing market regulators #Leaked #Coinbase #policy #blueprint #shows #company #Congress #block #SEC #overseeing #crypto #industry … Read more

Analysis | Biden carries forward a Trump-era Middle East policy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Beyond that, though, Biden officials “are committed to not doing much” and are “very status quo-oriented,” Khaled Elgindy, a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute, told Today’s WorldView. For the Trump administration, the Abraham Accords served “as a way to demonstrate that the Palestinian issue was no longer salient” in the Arab world, Elgindy … Read more

EU Cohesion policy on the front line of the recovery: €34 billion approved for regions and cities in just 4 months

Reading Time: < 1 minute EU Cohesion policy on the front line of the recovery: €34 billion approved for regions and cities in just 4 months – India Education | Latest Education News | Global Educational News | Recent Educational News Home International News EU Cohesion policy on the front … Read more

Google’s new policy means it literally won’t pay to deny climate change; Monday’s daily brief

Reading Time: < 1 minute Google’s new policy means it literally won’t pay to deny climate change; Monday’s daily brief Your privacy means the world to us. We share your personal information only when you give us explicit permission to do so, and confirm we have your permission each time. Learn more by viewing our privacy policy.Ok … Read more

In Nigeria, Facebook’s Outage Revealed a Dangerous Dominance

Reading Time: 9 minutes Tomiwa Ibukunle, a 21-year-old entrepreneur in Lagos, Nigeria, started her clothing and accessories business two months ago. She uses WhatsApp to advertise her products and process orders from customers, typically receiving 20 orders per day. But on October 5, when WhatsApp was down globally (alongside other Facebook platforms) for eight hours, her business took a … Read more

University of Amsterdam: UvA research shows unintended global ‘side effects’ of EU’s medicines policy

Reading Time: < 1 minute University of Amsterdam: UvA research shows unintended global ‘side effects’ of EU’s medicines policy – India Education | Latest Education News | Global Educational News | Recent Educational News Home Academics University of Amsterdam: UvA research shows unintended global ‘side effects’ of EU’s medicines policy … Read more

What Can Convince People to Just Get Vaccinated Already?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Another survey, this one of a representative sample of 3,048 US residents last summer, similarly compared changes in intent-to-vaccinate after hearing language about vaccine safety, private benefit, social benefit, and economic benefit—sometimes in combination with each other. (A single basic message about rigorous testing of the vaccines in trials functioned as the control.) The biggest … Read more