A glance at Google+ | Varsity Blogs
8211; basically a chat room for people in the same “Circle.” Not much new here, but perhaps quite user friendly if using Android phones. 8211; a place to share and find links based on specific interests. Google envisions “Sparks” to be a place where people make friends, which is interesting as Plus is more or less about privacy and containing your online identity. All content 1996-2016 Varsity Publications Ltd.
Pension Strikes: the view from Wisconsin | Varsity Blogs
Something perhaps more interesting was happening — parents, students, and those inconvenienced by the strikes often fell in to defend them. From across the Atlantic this seems quite remarkable, and perhaps serves as an instructive (and hopeful) example for teachers’ unions across America. The Wisconsin teachers’ union, stripped of their right to bargain collectively earlier this year, attempted similar tactics. First published in 1947, Varsity is. All content 1996-2016 Varsity Publications Ltd.