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  1. Changing Kids' Lives By Changing The School EnvironmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Civil Rights Activist I met David Rosenthal, a retired criminal attorney from Berkeley, California, after hearing about his startup charter school. "At 17 or 18-years-old, for reasons that are still a mystery to me, I got involved in the Civil Rights Movement in 1959, beginning with picketing Woolworths lunch counter."


  2. Mud Blue Sky at Aurora: High-Flying Comedy, Delivered With CompassionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    All they need is a bucket of ice: From left, Jamie Jones, Rebecca Dines, Devin O'Brien and Laura Jane Bailey Generalizing from isolated anecdotes is risky, even when the anecdotes are particularly compelling. I found that especially true after seeing Aurora Theatre's knockout production of Mud Blue Sky , a hilarious yet compassionate comedy that revolves around the travails and frustrations of three current and former flight attendants.


  3. Activists Counter Federal Reserve Gathering With Push Against Interest Rate HikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Switched

    Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize-winning economist, speaks alongside grassroots activists from the Fed Up campaign at a press conference in Jackson Hole on Thursday, August 27. Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize-winning economist, speaks alongside grassroots activists from the Fed Up campaign at a press conference in Jackson Hole on Thursday, August 27. Progressive activists and economists who want the Federal Reserve to prioritize jobs and racial justice brought their case to the central bankers' summer meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Thursday for two days of teach-ins and protests.


  4. Sorority Women Point Out Alpha Phi Video Was Just Like Every Other Sorority VideoRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | Switched

    Following a controversy over a recruitment video from the Alpha Phi chapter at the University of Alabama, sorority members nationwide have taken to Twitter to push back against critics. The Alpha Phi clip, originally posted on YouTube, showed sorority members hanging out in bikinis and running around various locations appearing to have fun.


  5. Fixing the Leaky Bucket: What Tech Companies Must Do to Retain Their Best Female TalentRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2015 | Switched

    There's plenty of talk in the tech industry about increasing the number of women employed, about the challenges in hiring women, about improving the pipeline by sparking an interest in science and technology among girls who might later enter the field. Last week, OneLogin platform engineer Isis Wenger became the face of a widely reported effort by her employer in its recruitment of a more diverse engineer base.


  6. Progressive Groups Go On The Offensive Against A Fed Interest Rate HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen looks on at a Fed Up activist drawing attention to workers at the Kansas City Fed's 2014 symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Progressive groups are launching a national campaign this week to pressure the Federal Reserve not to raise interest rates until wages begin growing more significantly.


  7. 250 Must-Follow Twitter Feeds For Every Food ActivistRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Whether you have found a chef that speaks to your soul or want to learn more about organic agriculture, Twitter has proven to be a powerful platform for those looking to get involved in the food movement. From the comfort of your home, you can instantly connect with farmers, chefs, researchers, activists, and policymakers around the world working to improve our global food system.


  8. Elmer Bischoff: 'I've taught all my life.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    I've taught so much. I've taught all my life, and the number of teaching jobs I've had which I haven't liked have been very few.


  9. So Long, Sniff Test: New Tech Tells You When the Milk's Gone BadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Switched

    Scourge of cereal, corrupter of coffee, cause of more spit takes than a Donald Trump press conference: rotten milk has ruined many mornings. And yet our only defense against the potentially stomach-souring effect is the simple, unreliable sniff test.


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