Now I work in Australian social care, I see how badly the UK sector has been failed

Whereas guidance on visiting care homes in England has been limited and late, the Australian health protection principal committee has regularly reviewed and updated guidance on visiting restrictions. The latest version, published on 19 June and easing previous curbs, is clear and concise: residents can now leave their care homes and have up to two […]

James Carafano: Election meddling — domestic threats more of a challenge than foreign

The American electorate is deeply divided. But it’s divided for many reasons — reasons that have nothing to with foreign manipulation and, in most cases, are impervious to it. Foreign policy issues typically take a backseat to domestic policy considerations in U.S. elections, and that certainly appears to be the case this year. It’s hard […]

Democrats shy from leading court fight over Trump orders

Sen. Chris Van HollenChristopher (Chris) Van HollenExclusive: Democrats seek to increase racial diversity of pandemic relief oversight board Overnight Defense: Guardsman to testify Lafayette Square clearing was ‘unprovoked escalation’ | Dems push for controversial Pentagon nominee to withdraw | Watchdog says Pentagon not considering climate change risks to contractors Democrats urge controversial Pentagon policy nominee […]

Back-to-school: The approach Congress should support

Many afterschool programs have already stepped up, expanding hours and services during the pandemic. When most schools closed early this spring, seven out of 10 afterschool providers continued serving students in some capacity. Across the country, they have been delivering meals to students, connecting families to social services, helping students with virtual learning, helping families […]

Navigating workers compensation and damage claims based on COVID-19

Is it possible for the family member of a coronavirus-infected employee, who also becomes ill, to recover from the employer? The “exclusive remedy” rule of workers’ compensation would not apply to the family member’s lawsuit, but recovery would be difficult. There are two main obstacles. First, unlike asbestos cases, which have been brought on a […]

Naga Munchetty is hauled before BBC bosses and ‘reminded’ about ‘conflicts of interest’ after sparking fresh impartiality row by moonlighting on corporate video for Aston Martin on side of her ‘£195,000’ presenting role

From saying TV licence is ‘worth the money’ to grilling Professor Green… how Naga Munchetty is no stranger to controversy  July 2020: Munchetty was blasted by Twitter uses over her six-figure salary after saying that it was ‘worth it’. ‘We’re there to provide a service and make sure people are informed, educated and entertained. I think […]

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Trump to Democratic negotiators: ‘They know my phone number’

➔ International: Lebanon’s government on Monday stepped down in the wake of the Beirut port blasts last week that devastated the city and killed more than 200 people and left 300,000 homeless. Prime Minister Hassan Diab said he and his government were resigning as protesters demonstrated in the streets near parliament for a third straight […]

The Virus and the Dementia Unit

Since March, the S Wing staff had been trying to keep the residents distanced. The task was endless. Residents on other wings may follow instructions to stay in their rooms or rely on staff for help with walking, thus regulating their movements, but S Wing residents are too fit and too oblivious. “Social distancing with […]

England’s exam results fiasco has exposed its flawed education system

It is not just educational radicals – a group Michael Gove loved to dismissively characterise as “the Blob” during his time as education secretary – who are making these arguments. Many of the professionals who desire a new approach whom I have spoken with and listened to over the past few months welcomed aspects of […]

Will Concussions Keep Kids from Football? (Op-Ed)

In that same journal, Acta Neuropathologica, where the Mayo Clinic study appeared, a second paper was published by Helen Ling of the Queen Square Brain Bank for Neurological Studies and UCL Institute of Neurology, and her colleagues. The study compared the brains of people who died with neurodegenerative diseases to control subjects. The paper found […]