Sonny Perdue says he doesn’t plan to extend farm aid into 2019

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Monday that his agency doesn’t plan to extend the up to $12 billion emergency relief package for farmers into 2019, Reuters reports. The aid, unveiled in July, was implemented to offset damages caused by President Trump’s trade war with China. The details: Perdue told reporters that he’s monitoring market conditions,…

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Why UK’s ‘Prevent’ programme doesn’t work

In 2015, a new statutory duty was placed upon universities across the UK: to remain vigilant to signs of extremism. A set of guidelines, dubbed “Prevent”, were introduced to oblige universities to carry out risk assessments on the chances of students being drawn into “extremism”, as well as to train staff on how to “challenge…

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