Of Greek universities, Turkish judges, Ashton Kutcher, and other links

Posted by Sappho on September 27th, 2010 filed in Blogwatch

Ashton Kutcher Has Little Twitter Influence [STUDY].

Iran ‘attacked’ by computer worm. (That’s the Al Jazeera version; here, for comparison, is the Haaretz version.)

The Internet Freedom Fallacy and the Arab Digital activism.

Process of changing top judicial bodies begins in Turkey.

Sights set on university overhaul in Greece.

Papandreou laid out a series of reforms that his government wants to carry out. He said that one of the changes would have to be the merger of some departments and even universities, likening it to the Kallikratis scheme PASOK has brought in to shake up local government.

He also suggested the current university entrance system, whereby a high school student’s grades decides what subject he or she will study, is too rigid. He proposed that teenagers apply for universities of their choice and then choose their subject once they are accepted.

This is a news website article about a scientific paper.

Is the European debt crisis over or not?

On Greece and the Kenyan economy (well sort of).

Will today’s currency interventions hurt or help the world economy?

The “F” word: Feminism in Islam.

Sudan – A Ticking Time Bomb?

Eve Tushnet vs. John Corvino on marriage, gay and straight, biological bonds, gender differences, and the relative weight of iconography vs. practicality.

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