Views for 2014-04-14

Monday, April 14, 2014
Jay Rosen
Pulitzer Does Not Fully Express Power of Collaborative Snowden Reporting
The Washington Post and the Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize for public service today.
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Diane Ravitch
New Report Rebukes Central Feature of 'Race to the Top'
The central feature of the Obama administration's $5 billion "Race to the Top" program was sharply refuted last week by the American Statistical Association , one of the nation's leading scholarly...
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Joe Romm
Climate Panel Stunner: Avoiding Climate Catastrophe Is Super Cheap — But Only If We Act Now
The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just issued its third of four planned reports.
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Tracie McMillan
Organic Food: It's Not Just for Yuppies Anymore
A man who applies pesticides to Iowa fields for $14 hour might not seem a likely organic enthusiast. But when I met Jim Dreyer last fall, and he mentioned the backyard patch he and his wife had...
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Anthony Cody
Teachers: A Call to Battle for Reluctant Warriors
We just wanted to teach.
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Kaisa Kosonen, Daniel Mittler
Dear Fossil Fuel Industry - It's Over
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Nick Turse
Our Big, Fat, Not-So-Secret War in Africa
What the military will say to a reporter and what is said behind closed doors are two very different things -- especially when it comes to the U.S. military in Africa. For years, U.S.
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Hoda Baraka
IPCC: Divest from Fossil Fuels for a Safe Climate
“It does not cost the world to save the planet” — Ottmar Edenhofer, co-chair of the IPCC Working Group III
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Paul Buchheit
Four Eras of Slavery, for the Benefit of Corporations
David Horowitz , founder of an organization called the "Freedom Center," argued that blacks should not be paid reparations for the enslavement of their ancestors. Among his reasons are that:
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Eric Zuesse
US Is an Oligarchy Not a Democracy, says Scientific Study
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