Posts Tagged ‘Criticism’

New Jersey Democrat Faces Criticism For Goldman Sachs Investment In Abusive Company

Phil Murphy, the front-runner in New Jersey’s Democratic gubernatorial primary, faces new questions about his tenure at Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs with the election just days away. The campaign of attorney Jim Johnson, Murphy’s closest competitor in the race, criticized Murphy for serving as president of Goldman Sachs Asia at a time when the […]

How to Embrace the Gift of Criticism

Pentagon Revises Law Of War Manual After Criticism Of Press Treatment

WASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) – The Pentagon on Friday updated its law of war manual after a previous version came under fire for appearing to allow commanders to treat journalists as belligerents or spies. The U.S. Department of Defense manual, the first and most comprehensive of its kind, was first released last June. It compared […]

Tiny St. Louis County Police Force Disbands After Months Of Criticism

WELLSTON, Mo. — A tiny St. Louis County police department with a budget so tight its $ 12-an-hour cops had to buy their own guns was disbanded this week after a string of embarrassments. The 23 Wellston Police Department officers who patrolled the town of 2,000 handed in their badges Tuesday afternoon, after five of […]

The FDA Responds to Criticism of ‘Loosening’ Ban on Blood Donations From Gay and Bi Men

On Dec. 30 I organized a protest outside the FDA field office in Philadelphia to raise awareness about their ongoing ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men. The ban has been in place since 1983 and excludes men who have had sex with men since 1977 from donating blood. The ban also applies […]

Modern Criticism and Theory

Modern Criticism and Theory ‘in our era, criticism is not merely a library of secondary aids to the understanding and appreciation of literary texts, but also a rapidly expanding body of knowledge in its own right’ – David Lodge. This new edition of David Lodge’s ‘Modern Criticism and Theory’ is fully revised and expanded to […]