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Article Portland's E. Coli Scare: How Mushrooms Could Have Helped Prevent It
Filters that contain fungi with powerful antibiotic properties can help remove harmful bacteria from water.
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Article Tennessee Tied Teachers' Jobs to Standardized Test Scores. Here's How They Pushed Back—And Won.
The teachers found their careers at risk when an erratic statistical tool became a key measure of their success.
Located in Peace & Justice
Article Norway's Military Does "Meatless Mondays" for the Climate
Signs of change are appearing in the United States military as well.
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Article That Book About Inequality That's Sold Out of Bookstores? Here's What It Means for 2016
The popularity of a new book by French economist Thomas Piketty should be a wake-up call for politicians. If inequality sells in the stores, it will sell at the polls as well.
Located in New Economy
Article The Surface Areas of Russia and Pluto Are Extremely Similar
And 25 other facts you should probably know.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article Katie Couric Investigates America's Corporate Sugar Pushers in "Fed Up"
Food can no longer be dismissed as niche news. It’s universal, vital, and urgent—and this film drives that point home.
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Article Can We Keep the Internet Free?
The struggle to save the world's greatest communication network.
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Article Tennessee Teachers Score in Fight for Fair Evaluations
A new law will end the practice of evaluating teachers based on their students' standardized test scores.
Located in People Power
Article How Better Health Care for the Poor Makes a Stronger Economy for All
By keeping workers healthy, the Affordable Care Act will help the working poor achieve greater financial stability—and will probably boost the economy as well.
Located in New Economy
Article The “Twilight” Manifesto: What Pop Culture Gets Wrong—and Right—About Masculinity
Blockbuster series like Twilight have left their mark on a generation of girls, but what message are they sending boys? Here are a few to look out for.
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