What We’re Reading – Tuesday, May 17, 2016

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DeKalb Commissioner Sutton Targeted in Key Election

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/dekalb-commissioner-sutton-targeted-in-key-electio/nrNmd/

 

Catching Up with Stan Fong

Georgia Voice

http://thegavoice.com/catching-stan-fong/

 

Council Votes to Pay Public Defenders the Same as Prosecutors

Fulton County Daily Report (subscription)

http://www.dailyreportonline.com/id=1202757747680/Council-Votes-to-Pay-Public-Defenders-the-Same-As-Prosecutors-Uphold-Hungry-Lawyers-Firing

 

House Speaker Ralston’s secret political fund

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/house-speaker-ralstons-secret-political-fund/nrL6F

 

Georgia Transportation Officials Say Semi Only Lanes Could Reduce Traffic Improve Safety

Savannah Now

http://savannahnow.com/news/2016-05-15/georgia-transportation-officials-semi-only-lanes-could-reduce-traffic-improve-safety

 

Alarming New Study Says Charter Schools are the New Subprime Mortgages

Business Insider

http://www.businessinsider.com/are-charter-schools-the-new-mortgage-crisis-2016-1

 

For the Poor in the Ivy League, a Full Ride Isn’t Always What They Imagined

Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/for-the-poor-in-the-ivy-league-a-full-ride-isnt-always-what-they-imagined/2016/05/16/5f89972a-114d-11e6-81b4-581a5c4c42df_story.html

 

Court Backs Snowden, Strikes Secret Laws

Bloomberg

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2015-05-07/court-backs-snowden-strikes-secret-laws

 

Nine Things You Should Know If Your Child Is Using Heroin

Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-influence/9-things-you-should-know-_4_b_9958576.html

 

Solar Flare Could Collapse Power Grid

Natural News

http://www.naturalnews.com/048068_solar_flare_power_grid_FEMA.html

 

WikiLeaks Reveal Brazil’s New Coup President Is ‘US Informant’

Telesur

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/WikiLeaks-Reveal-Brazils-New-Coup-President-Is-US-Informant-20160513-0016.html

 

Maduro Orders Shuttered Factories Seized and Given to Workers

Telesur

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Maduro-Orders-Shuttered-Factories-Seized-and-Given-to-Workers-20160515-0016.html

 

Russia is Literally Giving Away Land for Free

Global Post

http://www.globalpost.com/article/6768387/2016/05/10/russia-literally-giving-away-land-free

 

This Guy Took His Cat to Prom

Huffington Post (UK)

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/this-guy-took-his-cat-to-prom_uk_5739cc1ee4b0f0f53e3684ba

 

(END/2016)

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