Then there’s Denise Ferdinand, a nurse who made nearly three times her base salary in 2020 due to overtime. Her total pay in 2020 was about $239,000.While UMass doesn’t entirely rely on state taxes, their employees almost always dominate the top of the employee pay list. Once again, the top earners among public employees were UMass chancellor and senior vice president of health service Michael Collins and UMass Medical School dean Terence Flotte.
First rule, I think, is that in any country of the world there is a cultural and moral history that has lead to common rules of social life. These social rules should be respected by anyone who chooses to live in that country. They ARE of course modelable, but changes will be slow and tend not to be successful if a minority group would try to impose their vision on the majority..
A few military roadblocks and patrolling armoured vehicles were the only sign of the sudden army takeover that threatened to wipe out the country’s recent democratic progress in one audacious swoop. On Wednesday, carefully orchestrated television footage showed a diminutive figure in military uniform conducting government business from a golden, throne like armchair. Those searching for motives behind the Monday morning putsch that imprisoned Ms Suu Kyi and plunged Myanmar back towards oppressive junta rule need look no further than the service ribbons on the chest of General Min Aung Hlaing.
Realistically, we are asking Thunder Bay Police to serve not only as law enforcement officers but also as social workers. The job strains are there. It certainly appears over time with what likely started as some of what former Mayor Keith Hobbs told a Lakehead University audience is “black humour” and transformed for some officers into some of the repeated levels of racism and eventually to the abuses and problems between Indigenous people and the Thunder Bay Police..
They will start with Trump’s false claims that there was massive election fraud and build to the Jan. 6 riots as a “culmination” of his efforts to overturn his defeat.The Democrats will argue that Trump inflamed and encouraged groups that had violent backgrounds, the aides say, and they will show how much worse it could have been. The aides said they will use the new Capitol security footage to make that case, but did not describe it.Security remains extremely tight at the Capitol, fenced off with razor wire and patrolled by National Guard troops.White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Biden would not be watching the trial.”Joe Biden is the president, he’s not a pundit, he’s not going to opine on back and forth arguments,” she said.The House impeachment managers described police officers maimed in the chaos and rioters parading in the very chamber where the trial was being held.