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Facing poverty, academics turn to sex work and sleeping in cars

Adjunct professors in America face low pay and long hours without the security of full-time faculty. Some, on the brink of homelessness, take desperate measures There is nothing she would rather do than teach. But after supplementing her career with tutoring and proofreading, the university lecturer decided to go to remarkable lengths to make her career financially viable. She first opted for her side gig during a particularly rough patch, several years ago, when her course load was suddenly cut in half and her income plunged, putting her on the brink of eviction. In my mind I was like, Ive had one-night stands, how bad can it be? she said. And it wasnt that bad. The wry but weary-sounding middle-aged woman, who lives in a large US city and asked to remain anonymous to protect her reputation, is an adjunct instructor, meaning she is not a full-time faculty member at... Readmore

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18 Aug
Billionaire Bloomberg to fund $5m public health projects in 40 cities worldwide

Billionaire Bloomberg to fund $5m public health projects in 40 cities worldwide

Exclusive: Melbourne, Accra and Ulaanbaatar amongst cities to gain from moneying vowed by previous New York mayor to take on concerns from air contamination to weight problems Michael Bloomberg , the billionaire bte noire of both the sugar market and... Readmore

13 Aug
Holy smoke! The church of cannabis

Holy smoke! The church of cannabis

As congregations dwindle, a new religion is lighting up Denver, Colorado. Aaron Millar joins the elevationists of the International Church of Cannabis who worship the weed It started, naturally, with a group of friends smoking a joint. Steve Berke, a... Readmore

07 Aug
How the homophobic Muslim became a populist bogeyman | Moustafa Bayoumi

How the homophobic Muslim became a populist bogeyman | Moustafa Bayoumi

United States Muslims are now more tolerant than numerous Christian groups. If you paid attention to Trump, Le Pen and Anne Marie Waters, youd think that was difficult, composes author and scholastic Moustafa Bayoumi H eres something you might not... Readmore

06 Aug
Stop children bingeing on social media during holidays, parents urged

Stop children bingeing on social media during holidays, parents urged

Childrens commissioner states excessive time is invested online as she releases 5 a day project The kids commissioner has actually cautioned moms and dads that they should step in to stop their kids excessive using social networks and consuming time... Readmore

02 Aug
South Koreas inequality paradox: long life, good health and poverty

South Koreas inequality paradox: long life, good health and poverty

How is it possible that a nation accountable for remarkable gains in health care and nutrition discovers itself with almost half its older residents residing in relative hardship? E arlier this year, a worldwide group of researchers released in the... Readmore

31 Jul
How Facebook groups bring people closer together  neo-Nazis included

How Facebook groups bring people closer together neo-Nazis included

Mark Zuckerbergs brand-new objective is to bring the world more detailed together. Facebook groups can join extremists as quickly as they serve enthusiasts R icky Caya was looking for something. A 43-year-old postal service employee and daddy of 2 in... Readmore

31 Jul
‘The worst it’s been’: children continue to swim as raw sewage floods Gaza beach

‘The worst it’s been’: children continue to swim as raw sewage floods Gaza beach

For the majority of the 2 million individuals in this overcrowded strip of land mostly cut off from the outdoors world the beach and sea are the only inexpensive type of leisure. The only alternative now is to swim as... Readmore

24 Jul
Cocktail of drugs could prevent 10,000 HIV deaths a year, claim scientists

Cocktail of drugs could prevent 10,000 HIV deaths a year, claim scientists

As specialists assemble on Paris for significant top on HIV science, research study highlights possible advantages of releasing low-priced drug mix in sub-Saharan Africa A bundle of inexpensive drugs developed to avoid fatal infections amongst individuals who are beginning HIV... Readmore

24 Jul
Is it always good to talk? How to help survivors of trauma

Is it always good to talk? How to help survivors of trauma

A a great deal of counsellors have offered to be readily available for survivors and firemens at Grenfell tower, however whats the proof for talking treatment? There were a couple of weeks a month approximately earlier when I began to... Readmore

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