Today's news -- September 29, 2017

 

 

 

What taxpayers should know about the cost of school choice

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/01/26/what-taxpayers-should-know-about-the-public-cost-of-school-choice/?utm_term=.72aa3dce182f

 

Run-off election will decide union for Santa Rosa support staff (SREA mentioned)
http://www.pnj.com/story/news/local/education/2017/09/28/run-off-election-union-santa-rosa-county-school-district-support-staff/712327001/

 

A teacher’s battle (Anna Fusco quoted)
http://thewestsidegazette.com/a-teachers-battle-2/

 

How far can $3.3 million stretch in Pasco school contract talks? (USEP mentioned)
http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/how-far-can-33-million-stretch-in-pasco-school-contract-talks/2339120

 

Allow students to kneel for anthem, Pasco schools advised

http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/allow-students-to-kneel-for-anthem-pasco-county-schools-advised/2339172

 

Highlands School Board approves revised calendar (Shawna-Mae Warren quoted)
http://yoursun.com/sunnews/sebring/13450812-699/story.html.csp

 

The number of PBC school execs making $140K has nearly tripled in two years (Justin Katz quoted)

http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/news/local-education/the-number-pbc-school-execs-making-140k-has-nearly-tripled-years/Kv0IWsasHzSEkLm1m8XIJI/?ecmp=newspaper_email&

 

Palm Beach School Board sues state, says charter-friendly law costs millions

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/local-education/pbc-school-board-sues-state-says-charter-friendly-law-costs-millions/GwxBVVNOXAkmJvSbui8AiM/

 

Hillsborough will not join lawsuit challenging new education law

http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/to-sue-or-not-to-sue-hillsborough-weighs-the-impact-of-floridas-new/2339131

 

Miami is full of "apartheid schools," and segregation is getting worse

http://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/miami-school-segregation-is-arguably-the-worst-in-florida-9704823

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/education/article175987981.html

 

Bells rang and classes changed, but little else was normal at this Keys school

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/education/article175795241.html

 

Central Florida school districts prepare for influx of Puerto Rican students

http://www.wesh.com/article/central-florida-school-districts-prepare-for-influx-of-puerto-rican-students/12500242

 

Why school choice is the last thing America needs to solve its racial wealth gap

http://www.alternet.org/racial-wealth-gap-housing-segregation#.Wc0u6U2XBtI.twitter

 

DeVos appoints former Michigan governor as chair of NAEP governing board

https://dianeravitch.net/2017/09/29/devos-appoints-former-governor-engler-as-chair-of-naep-governing-board/

 

State colleges to offer in-state tuition for students from Puerto Rico

http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/college/local-colleges-to-offer-in-state-tuition-for-students-from-puerto-rico/2339165

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-instate-tuition-for-puerto-rico-students-20170928-story.html

 

White nationalist's UF speech date set, organizer says

http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/college/white-nationalist-richard-spencers-uf-speech-date-set-organizer-says/2339148?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

DeVos speaks at Harvard; guests were told they would be escorted out if disruptive

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/09/28/devos-speaks-at-harvard-and-guests-were-told-they-would-be-escorted-out-if-disruptive/?utm_term=.7ba8815741d5

https://dianeravitch.net/2017/09/29/betsy-at-harvard-she-is-unaccustomed-to-this-kind-of-rude-reception/

 

DeVos assailed by protesters at college campuses in Boston, Washington

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/09/28/protesters-criticize-devos-and-change-on-campus-sexual-assault-probes/?utm_term=.9a13d7570824

 

DeVos rejects invitation to meet with former for-profit college students

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/09/28/devos-rejects-invitation-to-meet-with-former-for-profit-college-students/?utm_term=.1a4bbc6dddf2

 

Trump should pity the poor PhD

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2017/02/16/inequality-professors-college-administrators-glenn-reynolds-column/97949532/

 

Let’s make sure Pell Grants aren’t eroded by inflation

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/09/28/lets-make-sure-pell-grants-arent-eroded-by-inflation/?utm_term=.e66aba3590a2

 

Beneath veneer of economic rebound, distressed communities are stalled

http://www.tampabay.com/news/business/personalfinance/trigaux-beneath-veneer-of-our-economic-rebound-distressed-communities-are/2339207?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

12th death from nursing home that lost power, AC during Hurricane Irma

https://apnews.com/340e52a4be2a4943aa09b9bb3fa70fd8?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=AP

 

State moves to close second facility run by owner of nursing home where 12 died

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article175969091.html

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/miami-dade/fl-reg-assistant-living-facility-crackdown-20170928-story.html

http://www.naplesnews.com/story/weather/hurricanes/2017/09/28/florida-moves-close-second-facility-run-owner-nursing-home-where-11-died/714223001/

 

Nursing home search warrants look wide for answers in deaths

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article175851631.html

 

Florida workers rally to provide hurricane relief (Kyle Gawroriski quoted)
http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-09-28/consumer-issues/florida-workers-rally-to-provide-hurricane-relief/a59598-1

 

Hurricane battered South Florida, but one part of the state might be grateful

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article175880601.html

 

Citrus groves regroup after getting “kicked in the teeth” by hurricane

http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/business/citrus-groves-regroup-after-getting-kicked-the-teeth-irma/r2bnA6mYaHy132lLYzscLJ/

 

Democrats mauling Scott appointee’s disaster credentials

https://nsfblogs.com/2017/09/28/dems-mauling-mauls-disaster-creds/

 

Scott's appointments, secrecy undercut his Irma performance

http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-scotts-appointments-secrecy-undercut-his-irma-performance/2339194

 

Scott back in Washington today to meet with Trump

http://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2017/09/29/gov-scott-back-in-washington-friday-to-meet-with-trump/

 

Hurricane Maria could be a $95 billion storm for Puerto Rico

http://money.cnn.com/2017/09/28/news/economy/puerto-rico-hurricane-maria-damage-estimate/index.html?sr=twCNN092817economy0643PMStory

 

Puerto Ricans say U.S. relief efforts failing them

https://apnews.com/475dbbe238ac4820a5c2c32091aab499/Puerto-Ricans-say-US-relief-efforts-failing-them

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/puerto-rico-maria-hope_us_59cdbbd6e4b06791bb0f9fb4?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=__TheMorningEmail__092917&utm_content=__TheMorningEmail__092917+CID_bbd98d5a711b2311c68414d8756010a9&utm_source=Email%20marketing%20software&utm_term=HuffPost&ncid=newsltushpmgnews__TheMorningEmail__092917

 

Public pressure is forcing the White House to respond to the crisis in Puerto Rico

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/9/29/16379556/white-house-response-to-puerto-rico-hurricane

 

Trump lauds “amazing” response in Puerto Rico, criticizes coverage by media

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/09/28/trump-homeland-security-officials-praise-recovery-efforts-in-puerto-rico/?utm_term=.6c66f26a0bdc

 

San Juan mayor slams Trump comments on Puerto Rico hurricane response

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/09/29/san-juan-mayor-slams-trump-administration-comments-on-puerto-rico-hurricane-response/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.e6ba2283acc1

 

Puerto Ricans evacuate to Florida on a cruise ship

http://beta.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-na-puerto-rico-evacuation-20170928-story.html

http://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/2017/09/28/evacuees-puerto-rico/709409001/

 

Puerto Rico’s drinking-water crisis isn’t going away anytime soon

http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2017/09/puerto-ricos-drinking-water-crisis-isnt-going-away-anytime-soon/

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/29/puerto-rico-crisis-supply-food-water?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=245819&subid=7590566&CMP=GT_US_collection

 

U.S. responded to Haiti quake more forcefully than to Puerto Rico disaster

https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/us-responded-to-haiti-quake-more-forcefully-than-to-puerto-rico-disaster/2017/09/28/74fe9c02-a465-11e7-8cfe-d5b912fabc99_story.html?utm_term=.a3fac98766c9

 

Trump races to catch up as Puerto Rico crisis escalates

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/article175867361.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/us/politics/trump-administration-puerto-rico-hurricane-maria-response.html?emc=edit_cn_20170929&nl=first-draft&nlid=3179832&te=1

 

Rubio, Nelson urge Trump to put Pentagon in charge of recovery in Puerto Rico

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/politics/fl-reg-rubio-puerto-rico-20170928-story.html

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/article175867361.html

http://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2017/09/28/where-the-hell-is-the-cavalry-florida-lawmakers-call-on-military-to-engage-more-in-puerto-rico/

http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/28/politics/marco-rubio-puerto-rico/index.html

http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/weather/hurricanes/puerto-rico-draws-florida-focus-after-hurricane-maria-2018-looms/aUdksAk830JAclG4DkU0hL/

 

Levine bashes Trump's response to Puerto Rico, garners media spotlight

http://www.politico.com/states/florida/story/2017/09/29/levine-bashes-trumps-response-to-puerto-rico-garners-media-spotlight-114788

 

Puerto Rico deserves better

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/opinion/puerto-rico-trump-hurricane-recovery.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_ty_20170929&nl=opinion-today&nl_art=8&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

 

Bondi's office hears complaints of price gouging by airlines

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/tourism/os-hurricane-maria-gouging-complaints-20170928-story.html

 

Flood insurance program exhausts Treasury borrowing

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/28/flood-insurance-treasury-borrowing-243252

 

The torrential rain from this year’s hurricanes is a strong signal of climate change

https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2017/9/28/16362522/hurricane-maria-2017-irma-harvey-rain-flooding-climate-change

 

Weather extremes, fossil fuel pollution cost U.S. $240 billion

https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-climatechange-usa/weather-extremes-fossil-fuel-pollution-cost-us-240-billion-study-idUKKCN1C22AM

 

Gruters wants attacking "political affiliation" to be hate crime

http://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/florida-republican-wants-to-add-political-affiliation-to-hate-crime-list-9707608

http://floridapolitics.com/archives/245681-joe-gruters-hate-crimes

 

Supreme Court will hear case on mandatory fees to unions

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/us/politics/supreme-court-will-hear-case-on-mandatory-fees-to-unions.html?emc=edit_cn_20170929&nl=first-draft&nl_art=&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

https://thinkprogress.org/scotus-case-devastate-unions-ce0dc152813a/?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=59cd238b04d301418f8fd5b4&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

https://www.aft.org/press-release/workers-janus-political-effort-further-rig-rules-against-working-people (Randi Weingarten and Lily Eskelsen García quoted)

http://www.nea.org/home/71771.htm (Lily Eskelsen García and Randi Weingarten quoted)

Trump wants the Supreme Court to gut the rights of non-union workers

https://qz.com/1089061/trump-wants-to-make-america-great-again-by-using-the-supreme-court-to-gut-the-rights-of-non-union-workers/

 

Union says Nissan spies on workers at Mississippi plant

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-29/uaw-alleges-nissan-surveils-workers-at-plant-where-union-failed

 

Apprentices need expert eye. So does Trump’s plan for them.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/upshot/apprentices-need-expert-eye-so-does-trumps-plan-for-them.html?emc=edit_cn_20170929&nl=first-draft&nl_art=&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

 

Gerrymandering is on trial

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/gerrymandering-is-on-trial/?ex_cid=538twitter

 

Kushner didn't disclose personal email account to Senate intel committee

http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/28/politics/jared-kushner-personal-email-account-senate-intelligence/index.html

 

Did Trump advisers break the law using personal email for White House business?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/09/29/did-trump-advisers-break-the-law-by-using-personal-email-for-white-house-business/?utm_term=.dd78cc4fe4a2

 

White House launches probe of private email accounts

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/28/white-house-launches-probe-private-email-accounts-243281

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/sep/29/white-house-investigation-private-email-accounts?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=245819&subid=7590566&CMP=GT_US_collection

 

Russian intelligence would have seen Manafort as the perfect mark

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2017/09/29/russian-intelligence-would-have-seen-paul-manafort-as-the-perfect-mark/?utm_term=.b02802a0bbd5

 

Pence sent lawyer to meet with Mueller over the summer

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/28/mike-pence-robert-mueller-lawyer-meeting-russia-243275

 

Senator berates Twitter over “inadequate” inquiry into Russian meddling

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/us/politics/twitter-russia-interference-2016-election-investigation.html?emc=edit_cn_20170929&nl=first-draft&nlid=3179832&te=1

 

Fake news on Twitter flooded swing states that helped Trump win

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/09/fake-news-including-from-russian-sources-saturated-battleground-states-trump-barely-won/

 

Black lawmakers pressure Facebook over racially divisive Russian ads

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/us/politics/facebook-russia-race-congressional-black-caucus.html?emc=edit_cn_20170929&nl=first-draft&nl_art=&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

 

Trump skips ceremony for FBI director amid Russia investigation

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/28/christopher-wray-fbi-director-installation-243265

 

Trump Jr.’s great escape

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/27/magazine/donald-trump-jrs-great-escape.html?emc=edit_th_20170929&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=3179832

 

Trump adviser “can't guarantee” taxes won't go up for middle class

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-adviser-guarantee-taxes-middle-class/story?id=50149729

 

Trump could save more than $1 billion under his new tax plan

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/09/28/us/politics/trump-tax-benefit.html?emc=edit_cn_20170929&nl=first-draft&nlid=3179832&te=1

 

Nine ways Trump’s tax plan is a gift to the rich, including himself

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/09/28/9-ways-trumps-tax-plan-is-a-gift-to-the-rich-including-himself/?hpid=hp_rhp-top-table-main_wonk-tax-310pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.c89d5c48a611

 

White House tries to defend Trump’s claim that he pays more under his tax plan

https://thinkprogress.org/white-house-tries-to-defend-trumps-claim-that-he-pays-more-under-his-tax-plan-its-a-train-wreck-a33739e684bb/amp/

 

GOP tax plan is “the great con,” says AFL-CIO president (Rich Trumka quoted)

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/27/republican-tax-plan-is-the-great-con-says-afl-cios-richard-trumka.html

https://www.aft.org/press-release/afts-weingarten-trumps-cruel-and-callous-tax-plan (Randi Weingarten quoted)

 

In Trump tax plan, a windfall for businesses large and small

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/business/trump-tax-businesses.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytpolitics&smtyp=cur

 

Trump’s plan gives corporate tax lobbyists nearly everything they want

https://thinkprogress.org/tax-reform-lobbying-big-business-wins-1deb8594acf7/?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=59ce4ada04d30137ae08c934&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

 

Lobbyists rally to save tax breaks under threat in Trump plan

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/us/politics/a-fight-erupts-to-shield-tax-breaks-threatened-by-gop-plan.html?_r=0

 

Trump’s tax plan depends on the growth fairy

https://thinkprogress.org/trumps-tax-plan-depends-on-the-growth-fairy-8d0f3776a2a0/amp/

 

Worst features of the Trump-Ryan tax plan

https://americansfortaxfairness.org/worst-features-trump-ryan-tax-plan/

 

Trump’s tax “miracle”: Cowardice and dishonesty

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-promises-tax-reform-and-delivers-cowardice/2017/09/28/b1571552-a3c6-11e7-ade1-76d061d56efa_story.html?utm_term=.f6109813e1c1

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-gop-tax-plan-is-ridiculous-heres-why/2017/09/28/ee5b07e6-a48a-11e7-ade1-76d061d56efa_story.html?utm_term=.43e3ab4565db

 

Voodoo gets even voodooier

https://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/voodoo-gets-even-voodooier/?smid=tw-share&_r=0

 

Trump aides sell tax plan with Pinocchio-laden claims

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2017/09/29/trump-aides-sell-tax-plan-with-pinocchio-laden-claims/?utm_term=.115050bfcc52

 

Rubio expresses optimism in tax reform bill

http://floridapolitics.com/archives/245741-marco-rubio-expresses-optimism-tax-reform-bill

 

Obamacare repeal isn’t really dead

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/09/28/obamacare-repeal-isnt-really-dead/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.29b32a516bb6

 

Alexander, Murray inching toward deal to stabilize Obamacare

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/28/alexander-murray-obamacare-plan-243258

 

Feds to collect social media data on all immigrants entering country

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/us/politics/immigrants-social-media-trump.html?emc=edit_cn_20170929&nl=first-draft&nl_art=&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

 

Trump administration targets “sanctuary” cities for immigration arrests

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/immigration/trump-administration-targets-sanctuary-cities-in-latest-wave-of-immigration-arrests/2017/09/28/9b5e7de2-a477-11e7-ade1-76d061d56efa_story.html?utm_term=.b6ea52f158de

 

The wrong time to cut back on refugees

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/29/opinion/refugee-resettlement-trump.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_ty_20170929&nl=opinion-today&nl_art=7&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

 

Construction job sites: the silent killer of immigrant workers

https://thinkprogress.org/immigrant-construction-workers-e1c56ec54255/?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=59ce51e404d301468b1c8431&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

 

More than 100 students march across UF to support DACA

http://www.alligator.org/news/article_499bf8ac-a49c-11e7-a9a4-b3ca06a8ef58.html

 

The federal agency that few have heard of and which we all need to know

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2017/09/28/the-federal-agency-that-few-americans-have-heard-of-and-which-we-all-need-to-know/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.8d26a4df1fba

 

Amid protests at Trump hotel, Gorsuch calls for civility

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/us/politics/neil-gorsuch-trump-hotel-protests.html?emc=edit_cn_20170929&nl=first-draft&nl_art=&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/gorsuch-speaks-at-trumps-dc-hotel-drawing-protesters/2017/09/28/c8d970f6-a481-11e7-8cfe-d5b912fabc99_story.html?utm_term=.4ec1cc0e4d19

 

Chastened, Price tries to deflect anger over chartered flights

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/us/politics/tom-price-chartered-flights.html

 

Price apologizes for private flights, pledges to repay taxpayers nearly $52,000

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/09/28/tom-price-apologizes-for-private-charter-flights/?utm_term=.94df0cd71ef8

 

Price will reimburse only a small portion of private jet travel expenses

https://thinkprogress.org/price-says-hell-reimburse-taxpayers-4e2687d2662f/amp/

 

Price took military jets to Europe, Asia costing more than $500,000

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/28/tom-price-military-jets-europe-asia-hhs-243276

 

Price chalks up jet travel to Trump’s “very ambitious agenda”

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/28/tom-price-private-jets-trump-agenda-243277

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/compost/wp/2017/09/28/tom-prices-truly-amazing-plane-apology/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.f07858bd436a

 

Price wanted to reopen his department's executive dining room, sources say

https://www.buzzfeed.com/adriancarrasquillo/tom-price-wanted-to-reopen-his-departments-executive-dining?utm_term=.yw4alRaoA#.svJXwKXgn

 

Price says he still has Trump's support

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/28/tom-price-trump-support-243253

 

Zinke took $12,000 charter flight home in oil executive’s plane, documents show

https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/2017/09/28/59533ed8-a4b8-11e7-ade1-76d061d56efa_story.html?utm_term=.de7d243fc32e

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/28/ryan-zinke-charter-military-planes-interior-243280

 

Here are programs that Pruitt’s $900,000 taxpayer-funded expenses could pay for

https://thinkprogress.org/pruitt-spending-epa-programs-cuts-e3de948c552b/

 

Trump’s Cabinet loves living large

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trumps-cabinet-loves-living-large/2017/09/28/f089650c-a47c-11e7-b14f-f41773cd5a14_story.html?utm_term=.fb9b7f442304

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/livin-la-vida-trumpa

 

Trump nominee to nation’s largest public utility has a massive conflict of interest

https://thinkprogress.org/trump-coal-exec-public-utility-bf554623f87f/

 

Online thieves may be exploiting the Equifax panic, researchers say

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2017/09/28/online-thieves-may-be-exploiting-the-equifax-panic-researchers-say/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.f3d1c6856579

 

An American opioid crisis -- in 1908

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/retropolis/wp/2017/09/29/the-greatest-drug-fiends-in-the-world-an-american-opioid-crisis-in-1908/?utm_term=.d06cef0e09df

 

Trump wants to repeal Obama’s climate plan. The next fight: its replacement.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/climate/clean-power-plan.html?emc=edit_cn_20170929&nl=first-draft&nl_art=&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

 

Trump to unleash more global arms sales

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/29/trump-global-arms-sales-243282

 

In a world of crisis, morality can still win

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/28/labour-shock-doctrine-moral-strategy-naomi-klein?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=245819&subid=7590566&CMP=GT_US_collection

 

Despite storm of “racism and misogyny,” Huerta remains hopeful during Trump era

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/09/29/despite-storm-of-racism-and-misogyny-hispanic-activist-dolores-huerta-remains-hopeful-during-trump-era/?utm_term=.6c85dabc948f

 

Private emails, private jets and Trump’s idea of public service

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/opinion/editorials/tom-price-plane-trump-cabinet.html?em_pos=large&emc=edit_ty_20170929&nl=opinion-today&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

 

 

 

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