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Segregation Now: The Resegregation of America’s Schools - ProPublica

propublica.org — Sixty years after the Supreme Court declared an end to "separate but equal" education, many schools have moved back in time, isolating poor black and Latino students in segregated schools. ProPublica investigates Tuscaloosa schools, among most rapidly resegregating in the country.
RT @Dan_E_Solo: That last tweet, on the resegregation of Tuscaloosa, via @nhannahjones' extraordinary, troubling investigation: http://t.co…
RT @Dan_E_Solo: "[N]early one in three black students attends a school that looks as if Brown v. Board of Education never happened." http:/…
RT @nhannahjones: Segregation Now: A yearlong investigation into how the South, and the nation, is turning its back on Brown. http://t.co/D…
RT @nhannahjones: Segregation Now: A yearlong investigation into how the South, and the nation, is turning its back on Brown. http://t.co/D…
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Even After Doctors Are Sanctioned or Arrested, Medicare Keeps Paying

propublica.org — Medicare's failure to monitor what doctors are prescribing has wasted billions of taxpayer dollars on excessive use of brand-name medication and exposed the elderly and disabled to drugs they should avoid.
Indictment and suspensions didn't stop MDs from treating elderly and disabled, billing Medicare. @charlesornstein bit.ly/1gJeY6T
RT @fredtrotter: Looks like @charlesornstein and @ProPublica are already dropping bombs using the new CMS procedure data: http://t.co/bhieu…
Even After Doctors Are Sanctioned or Arrested, Medicare Keeps Paying - bit.ly/1pbo5mu via @propublica
Medicare moves slowly to terminate sanctioned, accused doctors, I found using Part B data. propublica.org/article/even-a…
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A Note to Our Readers on ‘Segregation Now’

propublica.org — In the four decades since the Fair Housing Act, U.S. officials have failed to enforce the law and integrate housing. Twitter Twitter Facebook Facebook volumelow Podcast RSS RSS Latest Stories in this Project Dear Readers, In 1954, Chief Justice Earl Warren, in his landmark Brown v.
RT @caseymcdermott: "Almost everywhere in the country, @nhannahjones found, the gains of integration have been eroded." http://t.co/KrP4F2f…
RT @caseymcdermott: "Almost everywhere in the country, @nhannahjones found, the gains of integration have been eroded." http://t.co/KrP4F2f…

TurboTax Maker Linked to ‘Grassroots’ Campaign Against Free, Simple Tax Filing

By Liz Day
propublica.org — Over the last year, a rabbi, a state NAACP official, a small town mayor and other community leaders wrote op-eds and letters to Congress with remarkably similar language on a remarkably obscure topic. Each railed against a long-standing proposal that would give taxpayers the option to use pre-filled tax returns.
TurboTax Maker Linked to ‘Grassroots’ Campaign Against Free, Simple Tax Filing propublica.org/article/turbot…
RT @ProPublica: Maker of TurboTax linked to new “grassroots” campaign, argues return-free tax filing will hurt poor propub.ca/1p7YRFN
Silicon Valley icon Intuit uses opinion laundering to convince people to oppose free, simple tax filing system. propublica.org/article/turbot…
How the maker of TurboTax, Intuit, has lobbied against free, simple tax filing. bit.ly/1qzIUW6
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Segregation Now: 60 Years After Brown v. Board

propublica.org — Join us April 17: ProPublica investigates the resegregation of Southern schools 60 years after the Supreme Court outlawed "separate but equal" education.
RT @nhannahjones: TONIGHT: Part 1 @ProPublica investigates the resegregation of Southern schools, 60 years after #BrownvBoard http://t.co/…
RT @nhannahjones: TONIGHT: Part 1 @ProPublica investigates the resegregation of Southern schools, 60 years after #BrownvBoard http://t.co/…
RT @nhannahjones: TONIGHT: Part 1 @ProPublica investigates the resegregation of Southern schools, 60 years after #BrownvBoard http://t.co/…
RT @nhannahjones: TONIGHT: Part 1 @ProPublica investigates the resegregation of Southern schools, 60 years after #BrownvBoard http://t.co/…
RT @nhannahjones: TONIGHT: Part 1 @ProPublica investigates the resegregation of Southern schools, 60 years after #BrownvBoard http://t.co/…
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