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There are currently 22 archive records in this directory beginning with the letter U.
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UK Education: New Top Grade of A** Could Be Introduced To Tackle Grade Inflation
  • The new top grade could be similar to the grade 9 at GCSE, but could also take the form of an A** (Aug-2021)
    • Another moronic slide into American marking schemes where 0 is 50
    • Everybody who's going through school is coming out dumber and dumber
    • Excuse in the US is profitable grift from education
    • Nobody in the UK who matters cares because none of their kids in the state run schools
    Umberto Eco
    People are never so completely and enthusiastically evil as when they act out of religious conviction.
    Umberto Eco
    Uncle Fester
    Advanced Techniques of Psychedelics and Amphetamine Manufacture (2012)
    UNESCO: World Heritage Organisation

    UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It seeks to build peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture. UNESCO's programmes contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals defined in Agenda 2030, adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015.

  • World Heritage List interactive map
  • Browse the Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the Register of good safeguarding practices. The Committee meets annually to evaluate nominations proposed by States Parties to the 2003 Convention and decide whether or not to inscribe those cultural practices and expressions of intangible heritage on the Convention’s Lists
  • Conceptual, visual and interactive navigation through Dive into Intangible Cultural Heritage to browse the thematic interconnectedness between all the elements inscribed and their relation to nature or to threats
  • UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists which most countries are signed onto, but none of the Anglosphere: USA, UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand
  • Union Action | Strikes | Worker Unrest
    United States v Alvarez (2012) | Ashcroft v. American Civ- il Liberties Union, 542 U. S. 656, 660

    The Constitution “demands that content-based restrictions on speech be presumed invalid . . . and that the Government bear the burden of showing their constitutionality.” Content-based restrictions on speech have been permitted only for a few historic categories of speech, including incitement, obscenity, defamation, speech integral to criminal conduct, so-called “fighting words,” child pornography, fraud, true threats, and speech presenting some grave and imminent threat the Government has the power to prevent.

    United States v. Playboy Entertainment Group, Inc., 529 U.S. 803 (2000)
    Case involved a content-based restriction designed to protect minors from viewing harmful materials. The Court there concluded that, absent a showing that a less restrictive technological alternative already available to parents would not be as effective as a blanket speech restriction, the more restrictive option preferred by Congress could not survive strict scrutiny. Id., at 826. The reasoning of Playboy Entertainment Group, and the holdings and force of this Court’s precedents, compel the Court to affirm the preliminary injunction here. To do otherwise would be to do less than the First Amendment commands. Id., at 830. Pp. 6–12.
    University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) Announces 3D Printed Vaccine Patch
    Unspent Transaction Output

    UTXOs enabled blockchains to have each transaction referencing the output of previous transactions and consuming all the tokens of the output. UTXO is important for reinforcing the immutability of blockchain.

    Upton Sinclair
    All art is propaganda. It is universally and inescabably propaganda; sometimes unconsciously - but often deliberately
    Upton Sinclair
    It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.
    Upton Sinclair
    Fascism is capitalism plus murder.
    Upton Sinclair (1)
    It's hard to get a man to understand something when his pay-check depends on his not understanding it.
    Ursula le Guin
    US Congressional Record
    GOVINFO.GOV - "US government and congressional records database"
    US Drug Price Extortion Advocated by Pfizer CEO as Democratic Party Pushes Federal Price Negotiation
    US FDA Advisory Committee: Pfizer Vaccine "Booster" Meeting

    Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee meeting to discuss Pfizer-BioNTech’s supplemental Biologics License Application for administration of a third dose, or “booster” dose, of the COVID-19 vaccine, Comirnaty, in individuals 16 years of age and older

    US Legislation Grift
  • Problems with the Democratic Child Care and Pre-K Proposals (15-Oct-2021)
  • There is NO universal free pre-K in Build Back Better act. BBB pre-K is to be a MEANS TESTED, PARENT COPAY state-run program. It's to be partially funded at the Federal level but an increasing cost to State year on year. Like with ACA, many States will choose NO PRE-K at all
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