What We’re Reading – Sunday, April 17, 2016

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Opinion: Build on our history, not over it

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/opinion/build-on-our-history-not-over-it/nq6HQ/

 

Prosecutor: Georgia City has No Authority to Decriminalize Marijuana

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/prosecutor-georgia-city-has-no-authority-to-decrim/nq2kC/

 

Oakland passes rent hike moratorium, eviction moratorium

KTVU television news (California)

http://www.ktvu.com/news/118042094-story

 

Emotions Run High during Rent Control Protest (Multnomah County, Portland, Oregon)

KGW television news

http://www.kgw.com/news/local/emotions-run-high-during-rent-control-protest/125176227

 

Disney magic gets solar power source (Florida)

Fox 5 Atlanta television news

http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/121818916-story

 

Gov. Scott Signs Bill that will allow students to transfer to any school

Sun-Sentinel (Florida)

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/features/os-gov-scott-school-choice-transfers-billl-20160414-story.html

 

How the City of Seattle Trashes Homeless People’s Belongings and Chases them around town (Washington)

The Stranger

http://www.thestranger.com/slog/2016/04/06/23909768/how-the-city-of-seattle-trashes-homeless-peoples-belongings-and-chases-them-around-town

 

America’s Eviction Epidemic

New Republic

https://newrepublic.com/article/132159/americas-eviction-epidemic

 

U.S. Will Finally Get its First Offshore Wind Farm This Year

Tree Hugger

http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/us-will-finally-get-its-first-offshore-wind-farm-year.html

 

New Rules for Retirement Accounts, Financial Advisers

New York Times

www.nytimes.com/2016/04/07/your-money/new-rules-for-retirement-accounts-financial-advisers.html

 

The Card Catalog is Officially Dead

Smithsonian

www.smithsonianmag.com/ist/?next=/smart-news/card-catalog-dead-180956823

 

Ten Years of “Shoes,” the Story of the First Great Viral Music Video

Vice

http://noisey.vice.com/blog/shoes-10-years-later-interview

 

No, you can’t feel sorry for everyone

Nautilus

http://www.nautil.us/issue/35/boundaries/no-you-cant-feel-sorry-for-everyone

 

More than 1,000 People Detained during G20 Summit Can Sue Police

Guardian (UK)
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/06/toronto-g20-summit-police-lawsuit-civil-rights-abuses

 

New Zealand has officially recognized all animals as sentient beings

V between the lines

http://vbetweenthelines.com/index.php/2016/03/11/new-zealand-officially-recognized-animals-sentient-beings-huge/

 

(END/2016)

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