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Hennepin County attorney statement on Narcan alarms overdose-prevention advocates 21.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Advocates and physicians say the prosecutor’s office mischaracterized the effects of naloxone, and that the agency’s words could cause people to fear the life-saving medication.
For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation 16.9.2019 WRI Stories
For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation Comments|Add Comment|PrintIn India, legal recognition of forest communities' land rights has enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition. In India's Narmada District — a verdant landscape of rivers, forests and fields — villages received formal, legal recognition of their land and resource rights in 2009. This took place after a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Peek into a former sanatorium, French Gothic cathedral and more landmarks at Doors Open Denver 15.9.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
Who hasn't wanted to take a peek inside Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception?
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Our kids are dying: Gun violence killing increasing number of teens in Denver and across Colorado 15.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
In 2018 and the first eight months of 2019, 14 teenagers and children have been shot and killed in Denver -- more than in the previous three years combined.
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Trump-Promoted Judge Told 2-Year-Old Guatemalan Boy to Be Quiet or Dog Would 'Bite You': Report 11.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I have a very big dog in my office, and if you don't be quiet, he will come out and bite you!" Judge Stuart Couch reportedly yelled at the boy.
Judge Promoted by Trump Administration Threatened a 2-Year-Old With an Attack Dog 10.9.2019 Mother Jones
On March 30, 2016, in an immigration courtroom in Charlotte, North Carolina, a 2-year-old boy was doing what you might expect: He was making some noise. But Judge V. Stuart Couch—a former Marine known to have a temper—was growing frustrated. He pointed his finger at the Guatemalan child and demanded that he be quiet. When […]
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Why Indigenous and minority languages matter 6.9.2019 - News for the rest of us
Lorenzo Vargas The United Nations has declared 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages in order to raise awareness about the importance of linguistic diversity in relation to sustainable development, culture, knowledge and collective memory. People's ability to communicate in their own language is one of the cornerstones of communication rights. Everyone should be able to use their own language to share knowledge and information, access media content, resolve conflicts, and share their concerns so they can participate in decision-making and in processes of social progress. Linguistic rights are particularly important for ethno-cultural minorities -- without them they may not be able to exercise all of their human rights and to preserve their distinct cultural identities. The need to think about linguistic issues is exacerbated by the growing centrality of the Internet and digital communication platforms in most countries around the world. It is a phenomenon whose dark underbelly is the ...
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Decolonizing the public library 4.9.2019 - News for the rest of us
Decolonizing the public library
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The Allure of the 'Disappearing' Tribe 27.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
From pagan tribes in Pakistan to Inuits in Greenland, traditional tribes aren't disappearing, just transitioning.
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Ex-Citadel Student Alleges Employee Claimed Graduation Was at Risk If He Didn't Accept Sexual Advances 27.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The former student claimed the employee offered to help him graduate in exchange for sexual interactions.
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Is 'Peaky Blinders' Season 5 on Netflix? Cillian Murphy Reveals What To Expect from Tommy Shelby 26.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I don't think he expects [to live]. Every day for him is just like a bonus."
Editorial: Anti-vaxxers can't traffic in violent language then claim ignorance when someone gets hurt 23.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Anti-vaccination groups have publicly disavowed the man who shoved Sen. Richard Pan. But these groups have been casually deploying violent imagery for years. What did they think would happen?

10 Lesser-Known Ruins of the Ancient World 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
While most everyone is familiar with Angkor Wat, Petra or Rome's Colosseum, it is sometimes the overlooked cities—once megalopolises now in disrepair—that tell a more potent story.
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Man Arrested After Allegedly Threatening Miami Woman With Genocide, Hailing Trump: 'He Will Launch a Racial War' 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The threats contained a pair of laudatory comments about President Donald Trump, invoking him in furtherance of the genocidal language.
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The promise and peril of manufactured seafood 20.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The promise and peril of manufactured seafood
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Clip of Anderson Cooper and Stephen Colbert Discussing Grief Goes Viral as Twitter Users Share Stories of Loss 17.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The pair sat down for an episode of Anderson Cooper 360° and discussed life, death, faith, grief and gratitude.
'Maus' Author Removed from Marvel Collection for Calling Trump 'Orange Skull' 17.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Maus" author Art Spiegelman says "international fascism again looms large" after Marvel censored a piece where he compared Trump to villain Red Skull.
Living homes for all 16.8.2019 Resource Efficiency |
Can we transform the durability, healthy and sustainability afforable housing?
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As Hong Kong Protests Escalate, American Study Abroad Students Arrive in China's Troubled City 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
While colleges and universities supported students if they wanted to pull out of the program, the protests have done little to deter students from continuing with their study abroad plans.
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Column: How much are conspiracy theories really shaping American life? 14.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

"American Conspiracy Theories" author Joseph Uscinski on how conspiracy theories shape our public life.

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