What We’re Reading – Monday, September 28, 2015

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Rising Rents a Problem for Increasing Number of Atlantans

AJC and Politifact (TRUE rating for Atlanta Progressive News’s Editor on Atlanta housing)

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/rising-rents-a-problem-an-increasing-number-of-atl/nnnFK/

 

Atlanta City Council: Decriminalize Cannabis Possession

Change.org

https://www.change.org/p/atlanta-city-council-decriminalize-cannabis-possession

 

USDA Bans Gay, Georgia

Fox 5 Atlanta television news

http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/i-team/22759413-story

 

Public Records Group Countersues Georgia in Copyright Fight

Fulton County Daily Report

www.dailyreportonline.com/id=1202737942438/Public-Records-Group-Countersues-Georgia-in-Copyright-Fight

 

A Longtime Anonymous Donor Reveals Her Identity

Saporta Report

http://saportareport.com/a-longtime-anonymous-donor-reveals-her-identity/

 

DeKalb Animal Shelter May Be Demolished for Atlanta United Soccer Field

WABE radio

http://wabe.org/post/dekalb-animal-shelter-may-be-demolished-atlanta-united

 

China to Announce Cap-and-Trade Program to Reduce Emissions

New York Times

www.nytimes.com/2015/09/25/world/asia/xi-jinping-china-president-obama-summit.html

 

Why Some Scientists are worried about a Cold Blob in the North Atlantic Ocean

Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/09/24/why-some-scientists-are-worried-about-a-cold-blob-in-the-north-atlantic-ocean/

 

A Quarter of All Renters Spend Half of Income on Housing

PBS television

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/severely-burdened-renters/

 

Criminalizing Homelessness Can Now Cost Cities Federal Money

Think Progress

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2015/09/22/3704274/hud-homelessness-criminalization-funding/

 

Nine Massive Companies Pledge to go Renewable

Think Progress

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/09/23/3704565/more-big-businesses-pledge-100-percent-renewable/

 

Pope Apologizes for Catholic Church’s “Offenses” against Indigenous Peoples

White Wolf Pack

http://www.whitewolfpack.com/2015/07/pope-apologizes-for-catholic-churchs.html

 

Albuquerque council passes marijuana decriminalization amendment

KOB 4 television news

http://www.kob.com/article/stories/s3912267.shtml#.VgEzHyP3aJI

 

Brain Dead Teen, Only Capable of Rolling Eyes and Texting, to be Euthanized

The Onion (satire)

http://www.theonion.com/video/brain-dead-teen-only-capable-of-rolling-eyes-and-t-27225
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