Owner of civil war reenactment business sues school district that canceled field trips after his far-right social media came to light / Boing Boing

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 Riley’s Farm is a staple of Los Angeles overnight school trips (my daughter visited last year with her elementary school); it’s an apple farm with a pick-your-own apples sideline that branched out into civil war re-enactments, with some students staying overnight in tents. The farm’s owner, James Riley, […]

Why India needs to be wary of China-style social credit ratings

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 A recent update of the Google Maps app on your smartphone allows you to explore nearby restaurants, bars, attractions, shopping and suchlike. However, if you are in China’s Hebei province, you can download the WeChat app that shows loan defaulters in a 500-metre radius around you. You could then easily […]

Your 2019 Social Security Spousal Benefits Guide — The Motley Fool

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 2 Social Security is critical to the financial security of millions of retirees, but it’s not just retired workers who receive Social Security benefits. Spouses of retired workers may also qualify for benefits that significantly increase household income in retirement, and widows and widowers can qualify for survivors benefits. The rules […]

Want to work for government? Better behave on social media

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 2 File Picture. Trolls, racists, homophobes, sexists and misogynists beware. Using social media to spew hate may come to haunt you in the future when looking for a government job. This is because the Department of Public Service may look at job seekers’ online patforms which include social media accounts as part of background checks. […]

Government’s £3m social care recruitment scheme set to fall flat without long-delayed reforms, experts warn

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 2 A government recruitment drive to fill more than 100,000 jobs in social care could be doomed to failure because ministers are yet to deliver reforms promised two years ago, experts have  warned. The Department of Health and Social Care has pledged around £3m for adverts and events across England in February and March aimed at highlighting the rewards […]