Archive for March, 2016

‘I Put It Out There, I Did. And It Got Crushed.’

Posted on: March 31st, 2016

“Almost nine months. That’s how long the state of Illinois has been operating without a budget. For many agencies that […]

“Bowing to widespread opposition from coastal towns, the Obama administration announced Tuesday that it won’t open the US Atlantic seaboard to offshore oil exploration, but will still allow some leases off Alaska.”

Posted on: March 21st, 2016

“It’s an incredible day for the Southeast,” said Sierra Weaver, head of the Coast and Wetlands Program at the Southern […]

Teaching For Social Justice

Posted on: March 21st, 2016 1 Comment

For me, social justice isn’t a concept, something we teach; it’s a practice, something we do. When a student like […]

Obama just quietly signed a major anti-slavery bill!

Posted on: March 3rd, 2016

Fishing is a huge industry in Thailand — worth roughly $7 billion in exports every year — with people in […]

Chicago retains its dubious title as one of the nation’s most segregated cities

Posted on: March 3rd, 2016

A century after the start of the Great Migration and 50 years after the Kerner Commission Report declared “our nation […]