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Public Education

Much of what passes for journalism in Oregon amounts to little more than reproductions of various press releases. This is especially true of the teacher unions, who find a natural partnership with the one-sided legacy media.

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  • Today’s Top 3 International Stories: Syria, Libya & Uganda February 23, 2016
    1) The U.S. and Russia have come to a decision on a ceasefire for Syria, which will include all warring parties except the two largest terrorist blocks, Al-Nursa and ISIS. Previous agreements to stop violence and provide aid have failed to stay in place. Sec. of State John Kerry said if the current deal fails […]
  • Today’s (Late) Top 3 International Stories: Bahrain, Libya & Russia February 18, 2016
    1) On Sunday, four American members of the press were arrested in Bahrain, while covering protests marking the anniversary of Bahrain’s 2011 Arab Spring uprising. Family members now report that on Tuesday, Bahrain released Anna Day and her camera crew after being interrogated. They have left Bahrain. The government claims the four participated in an […]
  • Today Top 3+ International Stories: Egypt, Mexico, France Plus Syria February 12, 2016
    1) In Egypt, thousands of doctors in Cairo turned out to protest after reports circulated that two doctors at a hospital in the capital had been beaten by police. It is not clear why the doctors were targeted, but it could be because they treated or sympathized with dissenters in opposition to former military leader […]
  • Bernie Sanders’ New Political Group Already Facing Internal Chaos August 23, 2016
    Bernie Sanders’ new political group is already facing internal chaos that has spurred the departure of key leaders, including digital director Kenneth Pennington, as it gears up to officially launch Wednesday. The post Bernie Sanders’ New Political Group Already Facing Internal Chaos appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
  • Dean: Not One Damn Thing Has Been Found in Clinton’s Emails August 23, 2016
    The post Dean: Not One Damn Thing Has Been Found in Clinton’s Emails appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
  • One-Third of U.S. Will Have Only One Insurer Offering Obamacare Plans in 2017 August 23, 2016
    There will only be one health insurer participating in the Obamacare exchanges selling health care plans in 2017 in 36 percent of exchange market rating regions in the United States, according to an analysis from Avalere experts. The post One-Third of U.S. Will Have Only One Insurer Offering Obamacare Plans in 2017 appeared first on […]
  • Self-Driving Cars Edge Closer August 23, 2016
    People who remain skeptical of self-driving cars simply aren’t paying attention. The biggest news in the past week is that Ford’s chief executive, Mark Fields, has pledged that his company will have “fleets” of totally self-driving cars–with no steering wheels or pedals–in American cities by 2021. His wording makes it appear that Ford will not […]
  • National Cycle Route 2 August 22, 2016
    Greetings from Frome (which rhymes with broom, not dome), Britain (which rhymes with ten, not plain). Last week the Antiplanner praised a “bicycle superhighway,” or what I would call a “bicycle boulevard,” that was set up in London. On Saturday, I got a taste of the rural version of this superhighway, but I was much […]
  • Cycle Superhighway 3 August 19, 2016
    On my way from my Airbnb to Victoria Station I found Cycle Superhighway 3, which has become very popular since it opened five or six years ago. Mostly marked in blue with lanes that were sometimes a bit narrow, it seemed to use mainly local streets (often punctuated by overly large speed humps) or parts […]