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Why Do Left Wingers Hate Math So Much?

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>The California education department is considering implementing a statewide math framework that promotes the concept that working to figure out a correct answer in math is an example of racism and white supremacy invading the classroom.

The framework, titled “A Pathway to Equitable Math Instruction: Dismantling Racism in Mathematics Instruction,” is intended to be “exercises for educators to reflect on their own biases to transform their instructional practice.”
>“White supremacy culture infiltrates math classrooms in everyday teacher actions,” the document states. “Coupled with the beliefs that underlie these actions, they perpetuate educational harm on Black, Latinx, and multilingual students, denying them full access to the world of mathematics.”

I'm from California. Do you know which race of students aren't complaining about 'maff is racist'? Asians. They outperform white, black, & Latino students without bitching about it. Why do smelly left-wingers hate math so much?
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Facebook Prevents Sharing NYP Story on BLM Founder Patrisse Cullors' Real Estate

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Facebook has blocked its users from sharing a New York Post article about the real estate purchases of Black Lives Matter (BLM) co-founder Patrisse Cullors.

The article mentioned that Cullors had purchased "four high-end homes for $3.2 million" in the United States. It also said that she was seeking real estate in the Bahamas. It contrasted the purchases with Cullors' self-identification as a Marxist as well as criticisms from others about the alleged lack of financial transparency from the national BLM organization.
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Ramadan: Kano state go punish food sellers pass pipo wey dey chop during fasting

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>Kano State Hisbah Board say pipo wey dey sell food during di holy month of Ramadan fasting get more offence pass di pipo wey dey chop food for public during di period.

Hisbah Commander for Kumbotso local goment for Kano, north west Nigeria, Muhammad Gwani, tell BBC say food seller for di state even get offense pass pipo wey dey dodge fast.

"For our side, even though di pipo wey go buy food eat during fasting get offense di bigger offenders na di food sellers because if dem no sell di buyers no go come."

Oga Gwani dey tok dis one afta three men and eight women chop arrest for Kano North West Nigeria for eating during fasting.

Officials of di Kano State Hisbah Board say dem bin arrest di eleven pipo as dem dey eat for broad day light meaning say dem no dey fast.

Di director general of di board Aliyu Musa Kibiya say: "we go torchlight di mata and if dem get beta reason we go release dem. Di ones wey dey guilty, we go teach dem and even cari dem go court if necessary."

According to oga Gwani, di penalty dey different different based on wetin court tok but sometimes e no dey pass warning or flogging.

"For some of di offenders na just warning while di stubborn ones fit chop flogging based on wetin court order," im tok.

For Islam, fasting during di month of Ramadan dey compulsory for all adults wey dey healthy.

Di only pipo wey dey exempted from fasting during dis period na pipo wey dey travel and women wey dey do dia menstruation.

US expels Russian diplomats, imposes sanctions for hacking

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The Biden administration on Thursday announced tough new sanctions on Russia and formally blamed the country’s premier intelligence agency for the sophisticated hacking operation that breached American government agencies and the nation’s largest companies.

In the broadest effort yet to give more teeth to financial sanctions — which in the past have failed to deter Russian activity — the actions are aimed at choking off lending to the Russian government.

In an executive order, President Biden announced a series of additional steps — sanctions on 32 entities and individuals for disinformation efforts and for carrying out the Russian government’s interference in the 2020 presidential election. Ten Russian diplomats, most of them identified as intelligence operatives, were expelled from the Russian Embassy in Washington. The country also joined with European partners to sanction eight people and entities associated with Russia’s occupation in Crimea.

For the first time, the U.S. government placed the blame for the “SolarWinds” hacking attack right at the Kremlin’s feet, saying it was masterminded by the SVR, one of the Russian intelligence agencies that was also involved in the hacking of the Democratic National Committee six years ago. The finding comports with the findings of private cybersecurity firms.

In Moscow, the Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, said a response would be “inevitable” but did not immediately disclose what it would entail. The U.S. ambassador was summoned to a meeting with Russian officials, Ms. Zakharova said.
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Texas High Schoolers Set Prices for Classmates in 'Slave Trade' Chat

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ABSOLUTE KEK. That's all I can say.
>A school district in Aledo, Texas, said it had meted out "disciplinary consequences" after ninth graders assigned dollar values to students of color in private Snapchat messages.

>A North Texas school district said this week that it had disciplined a group of students at a predominantly white school who had assigned prices to students of color in a Snapchat group message called "Slave Trade."

>Messages sent by students at the high school in Aledo, Texas, about 20 miles west of Fort Worth, said one student was worth "100 bucks" while another was worth a dollar - a price that "would be better if his hair wasn't so bad," according to a photo of the group chat seen by The New York Times.

>The group message was called "Slave Trade," with emojis of a police officer aiming a gun at a Black farmer. Its name was changed at least twice after that to include a racial slur, first followed by "farm," and later by "auction."

>A note sent to parents last week by Carolyn Ansley, the principal of the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus of the Aledo Independent School District, described the messages as "an incident of cyberbullying and harassment," adding that the "racially charged language" violated the district's policies and code of conduct.

>But some parents were critical of Ms. Ansley for not explicitly calling the contents of the group message racist. In a Facebook post on Sunday, a man who said he had removed his children from the school district before the episode criticized the school for using the term cyberbullying rather than "calling it what it is, racism and hate."
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Women Tried To Use $1 Million Bill At Dollar Store

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APRIL 14--Two women sought to use a $1 million bill to purchase merchandise at a Dollar General store in Tennessee, police report.

According to investigators, the duo appeared last Monday morning at the convenience store in Maryville, a Knoxville suburb. Their attempt to use the counterfeit bill was thwarted by a sentient Dollar General employee who called the cops.

A sheriff’s deputy dispatched to the Dollar General for a “suspicious incident,” spoke with Amanda McCormick, 39, who possessed the counterfeit bill. McCormick, who lives about four miles from the store, was accompanied by a relative, Linda Johnson, 61.

McCormick (seen at right) told the cop that she received the $1 million bill “in the mail from a church,” but was unable to provide additional information about the purported house of worship's largesse, as first reported by The Daily Times.

As detailed in a Blount County Sheriff’s Office report, McCormick had a “shopping cart full of various items from inside the store, including several gift cards to various businesses.” McCormick claimed she was “going to use the money to purchase items for care packages for homeless individuals.”

When questioned by the deputy, Johnson disavowed knowledge of the $1 million bill and said she “was only riding with Ms. McCormick to run errands today.”

While the incident was classified by the sheriff’s office as “fraud by false pretenses,” McCormick and Johnson were not arrested. Instead, they were “issued a verbal no trespass warning” prohibiting them from returning to the Dollar General store.
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Canada's CISIS monitoring "hate" and "anti authority narratives"

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Canadian CISIS they are monitoring "threat actors" online these include people who

- spread hate

- spread "anti authority narratives"

- conspiracy theories about the pandemic

- spread disinformation about pandemic responses in an attempt to discredit government efforts

- and diminish confidence in vaccine rollout effortsi

“With many Canadians working from home, threat actors are presented with even more opportunities to conduct malicious online activities,” Vigneault said.

“For instance, we’ve seen the continued use of online platforms by violent extremists to recruit others and to spread their hateful messaging, anti-authority narratives and conspiracy theories about the pandemic to rationalize and justify violence.

“We are also seeing an increase in the exploitation of cyber tools to steal sensitive information, conduct ransomware attacks and cause disruption. In addition, we remain aware of the efforts of state adversaries to spread disinformation about pandemic responses in an attempt to discredit government efforts and diminish confidence in vaccine rollout efforts.”
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Joe cools his jets: Biden declares national emergency at Ukraine-Russia border — but calls back US warships

Biden White House is set to impose sanctions on Russia as retribution for the SolarWinds hack and efforts to meddle in US elections.

The penalties would be levied against Russian individuals and entities, and could be announced as soon as Thursday, according to Bloomberg News.
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Elba's TV detective Luther 'isn't black enough to be real

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BBC diversity chief says Idris Elba's TV detective Luther 'isn't black enough to be real' because 'he doesn't have any black friends and doesn't eat any Caribbean food
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China launches hotline for netizens to report 'illegal' history comments

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China’s cyber regulator has launched a hotline to report online comments that defame the ruling Communist Party and its history, vowing to crack down on “historical nihilists” ahead of the Party’s 100th anniversary in July.

The tip line allows people to report fellow netizens who “distort” the Party’s history, attack its leadership and policies, defame national heroes and “deny the excellence of advanced socialist culture” online, said a notice posted by an arm of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) on Friday.

“We hope that the majority of Internet users will actively play their part in supervising society ... and enthusiastically report harmful information,” it said.

“Historical nihilism” is a phrase used in China to describe public doubt and scepticism over the Chinese Communist Party’s description of past events.

The notice did not specify what punishments would be dealt to people who are reported through the hotline, but netizens in China already face jail time and other legal punishments for posting content that is critical of the county’s leadership, policies and history.

Legal amendments released earlier this year stipulate that people who “insult, slander of infringe upon” the memory of China’s national heroes and martyrs face jail time of up to three years.

Last week, authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu detained a 19-year-old man after making “insulting” comments online about Japan’s 1937 occupation of Nanjing.

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