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Daily Archives: July 2, 2017

IMF – Millennials and the Future of Work

IMF Finance and Development Report, June 2017 (64 pages, PDF): Includes – The Future of Work, Arun Sundararajan – The digital economy will sharply erode the traditional employer-employee relationship

The State of Investigative Reporting: Highlights From lRE 2017

Sonia Paul, June 28, 2017: “It had all the hallmarks of a good story. Journalists from around the world, renewed with a sense of vigor amidst a political maelstrom, braved hazardous weather conditions to talk shop and glean insight from each other, to continue to fulfill their purpose in society. As the annual Investigative Reporters & Editors… Continue Reading

Just in time for summer – 1,704 free high-resolution national park maps

Via Matt Holly: “The National Park Service publishes tons of great free maps; I’ve collected them all for you. Here on NPMaps you’ll find hundreds of PDF and image files of any U.S. national park map; you can view all parks alphabetically and sort by state. Or use the menu above to navigate to the park of your… Continue Reading

When Women Didn’t Count The Chronic Mismeasure and Marginalization of American Women in Federal Statistics

Robert Lopresti: “Erroneous government-generated “data” is more problematic than it would appear. This book demonstrates how women’s history has consistently been hidden and distorted by 200 years of official government statistics. Much of women’s history has been hidden and filtered through unrealistic expectations and assumptions. Because U.S. government data about women’s lives and occupations has… Continue Reading

States reject demand to provide all voter personal info to Trump election fraud commission

Follow up to previous postings – July 19, 2017 via NPR – Amid Skepticism And Scrutiny, Election Integrity Commission Holds First Meeting  – “The panel has faced credibility problems right from the start and the concerns have only grown after it asked all 50 states to send detailed voter registration records.” Follow up to previous… Continue Reading

An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: 2017 to 2027

“CBO projects that over the next decade, if current laws remained generally unchanged, budget deficits would eventually follow an upward trajectory in relation to the nation’s economic output, and federal debt would rise. Economic growth is projected to remain modest, averaging slightly above 2.0 percent through 2018 and averaging somewhat below that rate for the… Continue Reading

LC Drawing Justice Gallery Talk on Legal Research

In Custodia Legis, Margaret Wood: “Last week, I had the honor to give a gallery talk on the Library of Congress exhibit, Drawing Justice: The Art of Courtroom Illustration.  As a co-curator for the exhibit, I had helped in doing legal research for information about the cases portrayed by the drawings in the exhibit.  At… Continue Reading

Congress.gov’s Default Search Operator is now AND instead of OR

In Custodia Legis – Robert Brammer: “Congress.gov’s release 3.4 was deployed on Monday, June 26, 2017. With this new release, you may have noticed a change in your search results. This is because the default search operator on the global and advanced search form is now AND instead of OR.  For example, if you searched national park from… Continue Reading

Language Links Database – Home of All The Free Language Resources

Welcome to the Language Links Database – “The purpose of this website is to list all the best free language links and language resources. Knowledge should be easily accessible. Day by day new language links are added. If you don’t see language links for some of the languages you’d like to learn, please be patient.” Continue Reading