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SBC launches Martin Lycka’s Safe Bet Show with Feldman interview
In the inaugural episode of the Safe Bet Show, Lycka sits down with Alan Feldman (Distinguished Fellow, Responsible Gaming at UNLV International Center for Gaming Regulation) to discuss all things safer gambling.
Vaccine Passports and Personal Data: What Privacy Experts Are Concerned About
Displaying digital proof of protection against COVID-19 could become the norm at this year's Las Vegas events, but privacy experts say they are concerned about data collection by two new "vaccine passport" phone apps ”.
Higher education faculty push to expand collective bargaining rights
Faculty across the state’s higher education system are pushing for a new law this year that would expand the state’s nascent public collective bargaining infrastructure to include professors and other professional staff — a sharp break from years of control of the process by the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).
After the frank condemnation of Derek Chauvin, a timid hope
The triple conviction, Tuesday evening, of the former police officer who resulted in the death of George Floyd after an arrest that went wrong in 2020 now gives hope to activists for a profound reform of the police force in the United States. According to them, this police force has maintained for decades a systemic racism of which African-Americans, mostly men, are the main victims.
We seem to have found ourselves in a bit of a pickle. As of April 16th, there have been 147 mass shootings in the United States. Since the start of the trial against former cop Derek Chauvin for the recorded murder of George Floyd, a mere three weeks ago, there have been more than 60 people killed by police officers. More than half of them were Black or of Latin American descent. Without researching the details, I can guarantee that a vast majority, if not all of them involved a gun.
A Growing Number of Colleges Will Require COVID-19 Vaccination for Fall
An increasing number of higher education institutions are requiring students to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before attending campuses in the fall. Among these are Rutgers University, Cornell University, Duke University, and Brown University.