NSC’s pandemic manual listed step-by-step instructions for the White House to follow. He was ignored.

A 69-page National Security Council handbook on combating pandemics outlined what needed to be done on most fronts in an attempt to curb the spread of the disease. The playbook was designed “so that there is no piecemeal thinking when trying to fight the next public health battle,” said a former official who contributed to […]

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More than 30,000 people have signed a petition asking the Oxford Dictionary to change its ‘sexist’ definition of the word ‘woman’

Maria Beatrice Giovanardi and a small team of female colleagues started a petition calling for attention to the Oxford Dictionary definition of “woman”. The petition was launched in time for International Women’s Day on March 8 and already has over 33,000 signatures supporting the revision. While researching, Giovanardi came across the Oxford dictionary definition of […]


United Nations Handbook 2019-20: An annual guide for those working with and within the United Nations – World

New Zealand produces the United Nations Handbook – a valuable and comprehensive reference guide that helps countries and organizations navigate the complex United Nations system. The United Nations Handbook is a valuable reference guide that helps anyone working with or within the United Nations navigate the United Nations system effectively. The UN Handbook application makes […]


YCC publishes summer manual – Yale Daily News

James larson Last Friday, the Yale College Council released a handbook for students wishing to stay in New Haven over the summer, concluding a project started last spring. The guide, titled “A Guide to Summer in New Haven,” was announced Friday night in a college-wide email. The new YCC City team have compiled the guide […]