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How Today's Heartland Fiction Can Break Us Out Of Our Bubbles

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 02.13.2017 | Arts

As the results of the 2016 presidential election trickled in on Nov. 8, 2016, all eyes were suddenly glued to the center of the electoral map: Ohio, M...

Putting the Fun Back into Family

Marc Berman | Posted 11.01.2016 | Media
Marc Berman

Once upon a time there was a certain perception of how a family should look on the small screen. Mom was in the kitchen, perfectly styled, fixing whi...

Oklahoma Same-Sex Love Moves to the Forefront With 'Heartland'

Sarah Toce | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Sarah Toce

Indie film Heartland began as a passion project. At its core, the script is a careful arrangement of serendipitous events primed to present an endurin...

The Film 'Heartland' Tells the Story of Coming of Age and Coming Out in Oklahoma

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jeryl Brunner

The film Heartland is not your typical coming out film. It's important that movies start transcending to places where central characters just happen to be gay, it isn't the central theme of the story, it's just a fact.

Nonprofit That Flipped Homes To Investors Faces Scrutiny

Reuters | Matthew Goldstein and Emily Flitter | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. housing regulator has been investigating the activities of a small California not-for-profit that bought hundreds of forec...

Man Camps and Predator Economics Threaten Heartland Native Communities

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 10.05.2013 | Impact
Georgianne Nienaber

It was just a matter of time before "man camps" would pose a threat to sacred native lands and bring sexual violence, prostitution, and increased drug traffic into the heartland of Native culture in North and South Dakota.

CBC Brings Out the Big Guns This Winter

Denette Wilford | Posted 01.14.2013 | TV
Denette Wilford

Canadians, if you thought CBC's fall TV schedule was huge, things just got a whole lot bigger.

Fall TV 2012: 10 Shows You Can't Miss

Denette Wilford | Posted 11.04.2012 | TV
Denette Wilford

While I've been a TV critic for a few years now and I have watched just about every show at least once, my taste in TV hasn't changed. I'm still an avid viewer, loyal to the major networks. So if you're like me, just an average person who loves TV, then you might want to check out what shows you cannot miss this fall.

Metropolis: Talking With Peter Cincotti, and Chatting With Minnesota's Peter Himmelman & David Hollander

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.01.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"There is tons of dead time where you're sitting on your ass and the business stinks and you're pissed. The record business is uncertain. Everyone's getting fired, you don't know when your next tour is going to be, you're between labels and a year goes by, there's all that."

The People-Power-Inflicted Downfall of Heartland

Daniel Souweine | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green
Daniel Souweine

Institutions like Heartland don't fail just because they lie to the public. Institutions like Heartland only crumble when people speak up and say they are tired of being lied to, and provide a credible threat to whoever makes the misinformation possible.

Heartland Leak Sparks Journalism Debate

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2012 | Green

By Laird Harrison OAKLAND, California (Reuters) - The prestigious California-based Pacific Institute climate research group has launche...

The Origin of the Heartland Documents

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 04.21.2012 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

I can explicitly confirm, as can the Heartland Institute, that the documents they emailed to me are identical to the documents that have been made public. I made no changes or alterations of any kind to any of the Heartland Institute documents or to the original anonymous communication.

They're Coming for Your Kids

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 04.17.2012 | Education
Shawn Lawrence Otto

Recently leaked budget documents from the Heartland Institute, the leading voice of climate change denialism, lay out plans to spend $100K on a phony K-12 science curriculum based on propaganda.

Where's the Wind?

Nancy Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nancy Jackson

By leaving out the wind power industry, Obama missed a crucial opportunity to make the value proposition for renewable energy -- one that resonates here in the Heartland where climate messages fail.

Big Time Identity Theft Hackers Indicted: Tips to Avoid Being a Victim

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Siciliano

Federal investigators say that the hacker, Gonzalez, had been tipping off other hackers on how to evade detection of security and law enforcement worldwide; he had accessed 170 million accounts.

In The Real American Heartland, Not Impressed With Palin's Bad Syntax

Susan Eleuterio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Eleuterio

We watched the Biden/Palin debate on this cool early October night with two friends at our restored farm house in Highland, a small town in northweste...