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An Algorithm That Grants Freedom, or Takes It Away
02/07/2020
An Algorithm That Grants Freedom, or Takes It Away

An Algorithm That Grants Freedom, or Takes It Away

Across the United States and Europe, software is making probation decisions and predicting whether teens will commit crime. Opponents want more human oversight.

Georgetown announces plans to divest from fossil fuels - The Georgetown Voice
02/06/2020
Georgetown announces plans to divest from fossil fuels - The Georgetown Voice

Georgetown announces plans to divest from fossil fuels - The Georgetown Voice

In an email to students on Thursday, university President John DeGioia announced that Georgetown’s Board of Directors approved a plan to begin the process of divesting the university’s endowment from fossil fuels. The announcement comes on the same day as students vote on a referendum brought fo...

What Will It Take For A Black Woman To Be President?
02/06/2020
What Will It Take For A Black Woman To Be President?

What Will It Take For A Black Woman To Be President?

When will a Black woman be president of the United States? What would it mean if a Black woman is elected to lead an inherently violent, racist system?

Penn graduate student becomes first Quechua Fulbright Scholar in the Ivy League
02/05/2020
Penn graduate student becomes first Quechua Fulbright Scholar in the Ivy League

Penn graduate student becomes first Quechua Fulbright Scholar in the Ivy League

Penn graduate student Nico Suárez-Guerrero is the first Quechua Fulbright scholar in the Ivy League and currently the only one in the United States. Penn hosts one of seven programs in the United States that celebrates indigenous language and culture.

Publisher Agrees to Boost Latinx Representation After Backlash to Whitewashed Novel “American Dirt”
02/05/2020
Publisher Agrees to Boost Latinx Representation After Backlash to Whitewashed Novel “American Dirt”

Publisher Agrees to Boost Latinx Representation After Backlash to Whitewashed Novel “American Dirt”

We look at the massive backlash and criticism against the novel “American Dirt” as a movement led by Latinx writers declares victory, demanding more representation in the publishing industry. Dignidad Literaria, or literary dignity, formed in response to the controversial immigration novel “Am...

Can We Have Prosperity Without Growth?
02/05/2020
Can We Have Prosperity Without Growth?

Can We Have Prosperity Without Growth?

The critique of economic growth, once a fringe position, is gaining widespread attention in the face of the climate crisis.

2020 Racial Justice Presidential Candidate Scorecard
02/03/2020
2020 Racial Justice Presidential Candidate Scorecard

2020 Racial Justice Presidential Candidate Scorecard

The Center for Urban and Racial Equity (CURE) has developed a 2020 Racial Equity Presidential Candidate scorecard. The scorecard summarizes our analysis of policy proposals and language used by candidates around race and racial inequity.

02/03/2020
Saturday Marks 60th Anniversary of Historic Greensboro Four Sit-In
02/01/2020
Saturday Marks 60th Anniversary of Historic Greensboro Four Sit-In

Saturday Marks 60th Anniversary of Historic Greensboro Four Sit-In

Saturday marks the 60th anniversary of the Greensboro Four sit-in protest at the lunch counter at Woolworth’s in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. On February 1, 1960, four freshmen students at North Carolina’s A&T State University — Ezell Blair Jr., Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil and David...

Real solutions to unlock our capacity to thrive are alive at the grassroots. Leap towards community ownership of the ess...
01/29/2020

Real solutions to unlock our capacity to thrive are alive at the grassroots.

Leap towards community ownership of the essential elements of life, starting with the structures that currently manage our resources like schools and local governments.

Created in partnership with @FacilitatingPower, The Spectrum of Community Engagement to Ownership charts a pathway of leaps towards community-driven governance power.

Access this tool at http://bit.ly/GovernancePower.

Real solutions to unlock our capacity to thrive are alive at the grassroots. Leap towards community ownership of the ess...
01/28/2020

Real solutions to unlock our capacity to thrive are alive at the grassroots.

Leap towards community ownership of the essential elements of life, starting with the structures that currently manage our resources like schools and local governments.

Created in partnership with @FacilitatingPower, The Spectrum of Community Engagement to Ownership charts a pathway of leaps towards community-driven governance power.

Access this tool at http://bit.ly/GovernancePower.

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Please join us for Poetry to Close the Camps. bunch of Bay Area Poets reading + open mic. https://www.facebook.com/events/1034314993626165/
Nathan Clay, a US House of Representatives candidate, and an "authentic" Progressive, in his latest video discusses the "Price of Politics"; notably the need to overturn the 'Citizen's United' decision, and in general the 'necessity' for campaign finance reform. https://www.facebook.com/392738674418432/posts/800309430328019/
Check this event out