Devin Gelasius Jones

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‘I would love to teach but…’

<i>(Clarification: An earlier version of this post noted that the teacher who wrote the e-mail I published used “a sample” from Kris Nielson but it did not give further explanation. This version explains that the sample comes from a 2012 post that was a resignation letter from teacher Kris L. Nielsen</i> …

Latvia hopes euro will bring stability

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1039000/1039198_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524690191_e89c81be0129e3eaa087b646638af70f<p><b>On the road from St Petersburg to Valmiera in northern Latvia, an ornate tower is all that remains of the tsarist-era manor house Valmiermuiza.</b> …

Defamation Act 2013 aims to improve libel laws

<b>New libel laws aimed at giving better protection to people expressing their opinions are to come into force in England and Wales.</b><p>Claimants will have to show they have suffered "serious harm" before suing, under the Defamation Act 2013.<p>The changes - coming in on 1 January - will also address "libel …

Nick Clegg delivers pro-EU message for 2014

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/politics/1040000/1040382_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524690192_c5def8f9387b4766d2d97fd62a8623e5<p><b>Nick Clegg has used his new year's message to tell voters the Liberal Democrats are "Britain's party of in" when it comes to the European Union.</b><p>The …

View from China on the threats to world peace

<b>Which country poses the biggest threat to world peace? Syria? Iran? North Korea?</b><p>Well, according to Gallup International's end of year survey of nearly 68,000 people in 65 countries, the US takes the top spot, followed by Pakistan and China.<p>The Chinese people we spoke to on the streets of Beijing …

Can Taiwan's military become a voluntary force?

<b>Last year, 24-year-old Anthony Tseng managed to get out of something that many Taiwanese men dread - a mandatory year in the military.</b><p>He went on a crash diet, eating only jelly and seaweed for dinner, and lost so much weight that he was exempt.<p>"I think it's a total waste of time. Even if we were to …