What We’re Reading – Monday, April 25, 2016

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Aman Declares Candidacy for Atlanta Mayor

Atlanta Business Chronicle

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2016/04/25/aman-declares-candidacy-for-atlanta-mayor.html

 

Party-backed Georgia Democrat Posts Disappointing Fundraising Numbers against Johnny Isakson

Political Insider blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2016/04/21/party-backed-georgia-democrat-posts-disappointing-fundraising-numbers-against-johnny-isakson/

 

Openly Gay Rep. Chris Sgro Taking Oath before North Carolina Session (North Carolina)

Gayly

http://www.gayly.com/openly-gay-rep-chris-sgro-taking-oath-north-carolina-session

 

After Years of Rollbacks, Democracy Movement Making Gains in the States

Southern Studies

http://www.southernstudies.org/2016/04/after-years-of-rollbacks-democracy-movement-making.html

 

After a Year, Seattle’s New Minimum Wage Hasn’t Raised Prices (Seattle, Washington)

Fact Coexist

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3059118/after-a-year-seattles-new-minimum-wage-hasnt-raised-retail-prices

 

Portland Startup Maps Cannabis Genome to Protect Weed from Monsanto Patenting

Willamette Week (Portland, Oregon)

http://www.wweek.com/news/2016/04/23/portland-startup-maps-cannabis-genome-to-protect-weed-from-monsanto-patenting/

 

Minneapolis Renters Build Collective Power, despite Retaliatory Landlords

Twin Cities Daily Planet

http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/minneapolis-renters-build-collective-power-despite-retaliatory-landlords/

 

Gannett offers $815 million to buy Los Angeles Times and Tribune

CNN

http://money.cnn.com/2016/04/25/media/gannett-tribune/index.html

 

Finding Love Again, this time with a man

New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/24/opinion/sunday/findinglove-again-this-time-with-a-man.html

 

Sanders Caught in Political Trap

Poilitico

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/04/sanders-caught-in-political-trap-222380

 

Obama Counsels Black Lives Matter Activists: You just can’t keep on yelling

Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2016/04/23/obama-counsels-black-lives-matter-activists-you-cant-just-keep-on-yelling/

 

A Bamboo Tower that Produces Up to 25 Gallons of Water in a Day by Capturing Condensation

Goods Home Design

http://www.goodshomedesign.com/a-bamboo-tower-that-produces-up-to-25-gallons-of-water-in-a-day-by-capturing-condensation/
Western Do-gooders need to resist the allure of “exotic” problems

Guardian (UK)

http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2016/apr/23/western-do-gooders-need-to-resist-the-allure-of-exotic-problems

 

Why Terms like “Transgender” Don’t Work for India’s Third Gender Communities

Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/04/23/why-terms-like-transgender-dont-work-for-indias-third-gender-communities/

 

(END/2016)

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