What We’re Reading – Wednesday, April 20, 2016

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Fulton County Approves $49k in Battle against Heroin

11 Alive television news

http://www.11alive.com/news/local/fulton-co-approves-49k-in-battle-against-heroin/145361424

 

Bad Checks, Foreclosure, Unpaid Bills Plague Commissioner (Barnes-Sutton, DeKalb County)

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local/bad-checks-foreclosure-unpaid-bills-plague-commiss/nQbzD/

 

Cities Face Deadlines for Sales Tax Ballot Question

North Fulton.com

http://www.northfulton.com/stories/Cities-face-deadlines-for-sales-tax-ballot-question,90908

 

Opinion: Guns and Learning Don’t Mix

The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://www.chronicle.com/article/GunsLearning-Don-t-Mix/236155

 

Gentrification Spotlight: How Portland is Pushing Out its Black Residents

Color Lines

http://www.colorlines.com/articles/gentrification-spotlight-how-portland-pushing-out-its-black-residents

 

The Secret Shame of Middle Class Americans

The Atlantic

www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/05/my-secret-shame/476415/

 

Worked to death: The aging face of the American labor force

People’s World

http://www.peoplesworld.org/worked-to-death-the-aging-face-of-the-american-labor-force/

 

The Neighborhood Veto and the “Missing Middle”

Planetizen

http://www.planetizen.com/node/85659/neighborhood-veto-and-missing-middle

 

Target Raising Minimum Wage to $10 an Hour

CBS 46 television news

http://www.cbs46.com/story/31758782/target-raising-minimum-wage-to-10-an-hour

 

For News Outlets Squeezed from the middle, it’s bend or bust

New York Times

www.nytimes.com/2016/04/18/business/media/for-news-outlets-squeezed-from-the-middle-its-bend-or-bust.html

 

The Fundamental Contradictions of U.S. Housing Policy

City Lab

www.citylab.com/housing/2015/10/the-fundamental-contradictions-of-us-housing-policy/410488/

 

Marijuana Advocates Get a Meeting with the White House

Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/marijuana-white-house-obama_us_5717adc4e4b0c9244a7a7ec4

 

Is the Seafood You Eat Caught by Slaves? Meet the Pulitzer Winners Who Broke Open a Global Scandal

Democracy Now radio news

http://www.democracynow.org/2016/4/18/is_the_seafood_you_eat_caught

 

Venezuela’s socialist government, besieged, finds worldwide support

People’s World

http://peoplesworld.org/venezuela-s-socialist-government-besieged-finds-worldwide-support/

 

Greenpeace Activists Climb Nelson’s Column in Air Pollution Protest

Guardian (UK)

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/18/greenpeace-activists-climb-nelsons-column-in-air-pollution-protest

 

(END/2016)

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