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ANU staff and trainees brace for more budget cuts

ANU staff and trainees brace for more budget cuts

news, education, Staff and students at the Australian National University are digesting news of the latest job and budget cuts as casual staff say their job losses have gone undocumented. ANU Students’ Association president Lachlan Day said he was worried what impact the loss of 465 jobs would have on students and staff at the…

Defund police? Already happening thanks to covid budget crunch…

Defund police? Already happening thanks to covid budget crunch…

“Defund the police” painted on the street in Washington, D.C. | Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Cities are slashing their police-department spending this summer — but not only because of the movement to defund law enforcement amid a wave of police violence. It’s because coronavirus is also ravaging their budgets. The squeeze is happening nationwide: Seattle’s City…