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Article What I Learned About Living Well In My Mother’s Puerto Rican Kitchen
When I was growing up, the conveniences of modern life took over my mother’s kitchen, and our health declined as a result. Here’s what happened when we went back to the way our ancestors dined.
Located in Issues / How to Eat Like Our Lives Depend On It
Article Nothing to Hide? Why Facebook's Fine Print Is Still Worth Fighting
Devices we use every day are turning our personal data over to huge corporations. But can we win our privacy back?
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article Recycling One Aluminum Can Will Power a Laptop for More Than Five Hours
And other facts you should probably know.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article Remember When We Toppled SOPA/PIPA in Just 24 Hours? How the People Can Still Win on Net Neutrality
When it comes to limiting digital rights, big companies are in cahoots with governments like never before. But the belief that everyone deserves safe, affordable, and private access to the Internet is taking off.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article This Is What Happened When Scholastic Tried to Bring Pro-Coal Propaganda to School
“The United States of Energy” was a colorful series of lessons on the advantages of coal, aimed at 4th-graders—and sponsored by Big Coal. Here’s how educators and activists worked together to get it out of classrooms.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article Architect of Bush Administration’s No Child Left Behind Law: “I Was Wrong”
In her new book, Diane Ravitch—one of the leading thinkers behind the controversial Bush-era law—explores how the faulty logic of high-stakes testing, charter school expansion, and privatization hinders education.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article These Seattle Teachers Boycotted Standardized Testing—and Sparked a Nationwide Movement
Parents, students, and teachers all over the country have joined the revolt to liberate our kids from a test-obsessed education system.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article A Passion for Peppers: The Movement to Save New Mexico's Treasured Chiles
New Mexico's traditional landrace chile varieties have adapted to hot days, cold nights, and long dry spells. But can they survive modern agribusiness?
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article Meet the New Rebels Taking Back Our Public Schools
For decades the myth of failing public schools justified industrial-scale testing and a privatization agenda. Now radical educators are bursting the bubble test, getting culturally relevant, and restoring justice to the classroom.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
Article The Myth Behind Public School Failure
In the rush to privatize the country’s schools, corporations and politicians have decimated school budgets, replaced teaching with standardized testing, and placed the blame on teachers and students.
Located in Issues / Education Uprising
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