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Prize-Winning Mathematician Says Common Core Math Doesn’t Add Up – OpEd

Last fall Marina Ratner was helping her grandson with his sixth grade math homework. His Berkeley middle school had just implemented Common Core, which had been touted as rigorous college- and career-ready standards that are internationally benchmarked to standards from top performing countries. According to Ms. Ratner, her grandson’s middle-school math class spent so much […]

Pakistan's Imran Khan, photo by Wanishahrukh, WIkipedia Commons
Pakistan's Imran Khan, photo by Wanishahrukh, WIkipedia Commons


Parallel Politics In Pakistan – OpEd

By Mahir Ali It might have made slightly more sense had the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) announced the resignation of its elected representatives from all assemblies but one before Imran Khan embarked on his motorized azadi (freedom) march last Thursday. It may even have conveyed the impression of something vaguely superior to strategy-making on the hop. […]

Signature under the photo: Author Saša Vranić – Lightning over Zenica (2012), Bosnia and Herzegovina: http://fotografija.ba/2012/10/kako-fotografisati-munje/
Signature under the photo: Author Saša Vranić – Lightning over Zenica (2012), Bosnia and Herzegovina: http://fotografija.ba/2012/10/kako-fotografisati-munje/


Bosnia And Herzegovina And XXI Century: Anivogecreh I Ansob – Essay

Please, get me the translator! Can somebody fall down even lower? Without falsely lamenting over our own destiny: CAN NOT! Well, my dear student, come on, – in methodological way try to defend your own thesis. Professor, my friend, that is really simple…We have just to scratch beneath the surface and find the sea, forget […]

Palestine - Israel flags
Palestine - Israel flags


From Gaza To Brazil: Stop Financing Drones That Kill Our Children – OpEd

By Haidar Eid As I write this, bombs are falling around us. Electricity is severely restricted and water is hardly available. The loud and frightening sounds of missiles, drones, constant shelling are everywhere. Awake at night, fearfully waiting for the bombing; awake during the day, assisting the injured and searching the ruins of what were […]

Israel
Israel


Israel: The ‘Only Democracy In Middle East’ Or Just A ‘Rogue State’? – OpEd

Did George W. Bush perhaps forget one state when he delivered his infamous speech about the so-called “Axis of Evil”? The Zionist lobbyists around the world do everything in their power to whitewash and justify the heinous war crimes that have been committed by the Israeli occupying force against a defenseless and imprisoned Palestinian population […]