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07
Jun

Remaking School Food

On Friday, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted 500 chefs from all over the country on the White House lawn for the Chefs Move to Schools program, part of her larger campaign to …

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02
Jun

A funny thing about media myths

In this guest post, W. Joseph Campbell, author of Getting it Wrong: Ten of the Greatest Misreported Stories in American Journalism, shows how media-driven myths can take on lives of their own …

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02
Jun

Perspectives on the Border

Arizona’s new immigration law, which allows police to stop people they suspect to be in the US illegally and requires immigrants to carry documentation with them, has stirred up controversy and widespread …

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01
Jun

How to Fix California

Budget crises, failing schools, unemployment—it’s easy to point out California’s problems, but harder to pinpoint what exactly is wrong, how it happened, and what can be done to fix it. With state …

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14
May

How Europe Works

When Europe is mentioned in the news lately, it’s often about economic crisis or volcanic ash. Even with its current challenges, Steven Hill, author of Europe’s Promise, finds that Europe’s example offers …

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