The U.S. has more jails than colleges. Here’s a map of where those prisoners live. – The Washington Post.
Well worth reading. Using already established port authorities to protect the local environment. Another article about the role of money in politics with the famous Koch brothers. If you want some numbers about lobbying, go to http://www.opensecrets.org/lobby/. http://www.fastcoexist.com/3031429/could-this-gigantic-ocean-plastic-clean-up-machine-actual-pick-up-our-ocean-trash Part of the growing move to build a system to clear out trash on the ocean. http://www.fastcoexist.com/3031143/the-next-giant-chinese-city-will-float-in-the-ocean#1 Making […]
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-02-27/in-fake-classes-scandal-unc-fails-its-athletes-whistle-blower#p1 Mary Willingham makes public how college athletes are signed up to take fake classes and literacy rates of elementary students. Skipping class may lend more time to sports now but when that loan is called in, they’ll have a poor education, unable to guide themselves.
Chancellor: University of North Carolina failed some of its students “for years” by allowing them to take classes that did not match academic standards. UNC: We failed students ‘for years’