What We’re Reading – Sunday, May 29, 2016

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Emory to Launch $1.5 Million Sustainability Revolving Fund

Emory News Center

http://news.emory.edu/stories/2016/05/er_sustainability_revolving_fund/campus.html

 

Drew Charter School Serves as Model for APS Goals (former Mayor Shirley Franklin’s Purpose Built Communities getting APS turnaround contract)

WABE radio news

http://news.wabe.org/post/drew-charter-school-serves-model-aps-goals

 

Building Boom: Can Atlanta’s Tree Massacre be Stopped?

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/building-boom-can-atlantas-tree-massacre-be-stoppe/nrTDt/

 

Portland Now Generates Electricity from Turbines Installed in Water Pipes (Portland, Oregon)

Good.is

https://www.good.is/articles/portland-pipeline-water-turbine-power

 

Wisconsin County Clerk Objects to Weekend Voting because it Gives Urban Areas too much Access

Raw Story

http://www.rawstory.com/2016/05/wisconsin-county-clerk-objects-to-weekend-voting-because-it-gives-urban-areas-too-much-access/

 

Local church leaders will be there when proposed federal payday lending rules unveiled

Springfield News-Leader (Missouri)

http://www.news-leader.com/story/news/2016/05/23/local-church-leaders-there-when-proposed-federal-payday-lending-rules-unveiled/84594554/

 

Thirteen Right Now: This is what it’s like to grow up in the age of likes, lols, and longing

Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/style/wp/2016/05/25/2016/05/25/13-right-now-this-is-what-its-like-to-grow-up-in-the-age-of-likes-lols-and-longing/

 

Goldman Sachs: New Obama Overtime Rule to Add 100,000 Jobs to Economy

Business Insider

http://www.businessinsider.com/goldman-sachs-new-obama-overtime-rule-to-add-jobs-2016-5

 

Mary Matalin: Two Party System is Ready to Fail

Politico

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/05/mary-matalin-republicans-libertarians-johnson-223694

 

Evaporated Cane Sugar? Puh-leeze.  Just Call it Sugar.

NPR radio news

www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/05/26/479494486/evaporated-cane-juice-puh-leeze-just-call-it-sugar-fda-says

 

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Grants $650k to Accelerate Climate Solutions

Eco Watch

http://ecowatch.com/2016/05/26/dicaprio-r20-climate-solutions/

 

How the Dairy Industry Fooled Us into Believing We Need Milk

Shell Ethics

www.shellethics.com/nutrition/dairy-industry-fooled-us-believing-need-milk/

 

Janitor Puts Five Kids through College Tuition-free

CBS television news

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/janitor-puts-five-kids-through-college-tuition-free/

 

Columbia becomes Fourth Latin American Country to Legalize Medical Marijuana

CHHR

http://crrh.org/news/Colombia-becomes-fourth-Latin-American-country-to-legalize-medical-marijuana

 

60,000 Chinese Factory Workers Replaced by Robots

RT

https://www.rt.com/business/344565-china-robots-replace-workers/
(END/2016)

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