What We’re Reading – Wednesday, June 01, 2016

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Bill Torpy: DeKalb Election Flier a New Low in Racial Politics

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/local/dekalb-election-flier-a-new-low-in-racial-politics/nrXxd/

 

State Says Primary Turnout was Around 20 percent in Georgia

WABE radio news

http://news.wabe.org/post/state-says-primary-turnout-was-around-20-percent-georgia

 

This is what Dunwoody’s Mini-city would look like

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)

http://www.myajc.com/news/business/mini-city-project-coming-to-dunwoody/nrTqp/

 

San Francisco Finds Giving the Homeless Housing Costs Less than Doing Nothing

Think Progress

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2016/06/01/3783768/san-francisco-homeless-housing/

 

Is Proposition C, San Francisco’s Ballot Measure for Inclusionary Housing, too Extreme?

City Lab

http://www.citylab.com/housing/2016/05/is-proposition-c-san-francisco-ballot-measure-for-inclusionary-housing-too-extreme/481956/

 

Poor People don’t stand a chance in court

Think Progress

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2016/05/11/3777026/civil-courts-poor-people/

 

Eric Holder: Edward Snowden performed a “public service”

CNN television news

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/05/30/politics/axe-files-axelrod-eric-holder/index.html

 

Reports: Homeless, foster kids face enormous hurdles in trying to get to college

Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2016/06/01/reports-point-to-increasing-school-segregation-and-hurdles-facing-homeless-foster-youth-seeking-college/

 

See also:

How the working-class students get cockblocked from hookup culture

Fusion

http://www.fusion.net/story/307947/working-class-students-hookup-culture-campus/

 

Taxpayers Wasted Billions on a War on Cocaine that Didn’t Work, Economists Say

Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/05/31/taxpayers-wasted-billions-on-a-war-on-cocaine-that-didnt-work-economists-say/

 

Why Are the Highly Educated So Liberal?

New York Times

www.nytimes.com/2016/05/15/opinion/why-are-the-highly-educated-so-liberal.html

 

What if Mental Health First Aid were as Widespread as CPR

Yes Magazine

http://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/what-if-mental-health-first-aid-were-as-widespread-as-cpr-new-york-citys-planning-to-do-it-20160527

 

Denmark will Remove Being Transgender from its List of Mental Illnesses

Time

http://time.com/4353248/denmark-transgender-mental-disorder-who/

 

Sorry Monsanto: List of 38 Countries that Banned GMOs, and 28 that Grow Them

Alt Health Works

http://www.althealthworks.com/9778/list-of-38-countries-that-banned-gmos-and-28-that-grow-themyelena/

 

Renewable Energy Surges to Record-breaking levels around the world

Eco Watch

http://ecowatch.com/2016/06/01/renewables-record-year-2015/

 

(END/2016)

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