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Philippines' Man of the Moment: Rodrigo Duterte

May 26, 2016

Philippines’ Man of the Moment: President-Elect Rodrigo Duterte

by Mong Palatino

Mong Palatino explores the many sides to the Philippines’ new President, revealing there is far more that meets the eye than Trump comparisons alone can offer. 1,062 more words


Seeking Diversity at Yale


Last fall Yale University was one of the more prominent institutions where student demands for diversity and racial justice made headlines. I previously commented at some length on the Yale events in a November post, “ 2,743 more words


Watered down insights

RACO launched the volume 44 of the On the w@terfront. In this volume Dr. Esen Gökçe Özdamar, assistant professor Namık Kemal University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Department of Architecture, Tekirdag, Turkey, analyses the process of transformation of the antrepo buildings in the port of Istambul. 387 more words

Urban Design

Alcohol treatment doesn't work for frat members

Google the words university Berkeley fraternity party alcohol complaints and you get 185,000 hits.

During our six years reporting for the Berkeley Daily Planet, we fielded quite a few calls from angry neighbors, complaining about parties getting out of hand, and the callers weren’t always the grumpy “get off my lawn” senior types, either. 750 more words


Part 3: Can't We All Just Get Along - Truths and recommendations re intra-board relations

A Living Code of Conduct

As the saying goes – an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and a living code of conduct is one of the best things a board can have to ensure positive intra-board relations. 479 more words

Let's take on... Government

Government. You know that thing that tells you what’s legal and illegal in your country. That thing that is there to ‘protect’ you. The thing you have to vote for ever few years. 494 more words


Absent changes, California faces a parched future

Absent major changes in the way California uses its land and water, the Golden State is headed for a long dry future.

And that’s without factoring in any significant increase in temperatures or shifts in global climate patterns. 650 more words