Freedom House, the US democracy advocacy group whose report Joe Biden quoted, put India in the “countries in the spotlight” list in 2019, along with China and Russia. “Almost since the turn of the century, the US and its allies have courted India as a potential strategic partner and democratic counterweight to China in the Indo Pacific region,” it noted. Santhosh (BJP leader) had replied (and deleted): “you compel us to play a role in Presidential elections.” Can imagine democrats forgetting this..
In a letter made public Monday, students from 24 universities across the country, including UC Berkeley, Yale and Harvard, have pledged not to apply for, interview for or accept jobs at Palantir while the company has ties to ICE. More than 270 UC Berkeley students have signed the letter as of press time.”We call on the company to cancel its contracts with ICE and we call on all students to join us in withholding our talent from Palantir,” the letter reads.The software giant is one of 43 companies participating in the UC Berkeley EECS department’s Corporate Access Program, or CAP. For an annual fee of $20,000, Palantir is given “unique access” to recruiting opportunities with EECS students, including interviews on campus, promotional events and recruiting events.Sarah Yang, assistant dean of marketing and communications at the College of Engineering, said in an email that aside from verifying that companies participating in CAP are real, the EECS department does not place restrictions on which companies join the program.”Instead, we feel that it is important that our students have the ability to make their own judgments about which companies they want to join,” Yang said in the email.Palantir currently sells two tools to ICE.
Washington Avenue; Urban Design Dist. 8; 6th Ald. Dist. One resident, a wonderful old stick in the mud named Donald Gustafson, had sent it back with a note reading make it stop.When you see a man falling off a ladder above you, Edith believed, you don’t envision your arms breaking. You just hold them out.Had she known that this decision would one day, decades later, change everything she loved about her life, she still would have done it, because the kitchen at St. Anthony Waterside was responsible for the last desserts that the residents would likely ever have.
When health departments reactivate next week, residents who have already pre registered won’t need to do so again for the new system. Anyone who has previously filled out a survey or form or signed up for a wait list through their local health department will be automatically imported into the new state system. Their place in line will not change..