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Open Data: Going Beyond Solving Problems to Making the Impossible Possible

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 08.15.2014 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

For the past year and a half, my cofounders and team have focused on what it will take to use, interact and learn from data being produced within the civic sector.

Who Do You Trust?

Jim Moore | Posted 11.20.2013 | Media
Jim Moore

Who do we trust? Who can we trust? In a world where the NSA and Homeland Security probably know what I'm wearing as I'm typing this article, we are awash in information, but bereft of knowledge and integrity; flooded with stories, but left to die in a drought of truth.

Powerless to Protect

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 08.08.2013 | Crime
Robert D. Stolorow

Yesterday morning, shortly before noon, my wife Julia dropped off our daughter Emily at Santa Monica College to take her final exam in English. A few ...

Bay Area Teachers Talk Violence On Campus

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 03.13.2013 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Youth Radio Jake McDonnell is a teacher at Richmond High School in Richmond, Calif. By: Robyn Gee As gun control remains near the to...

Don't Draft Children to Fight School Shooters

Nancy Rappaport | Posted 03.10.2013 | Education
Nancy Rappaport

Would you want your kids -- even as young as kindergarten age -- manning the frontlines during an attack? This practice is known as ALICE -- alert, lockdown, inform, counter, evacuate.

Teachers Lock Doors To Buy Time Against School Shooters

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 02.18.2013 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee School districts all over the country took a hard look at their school safety plans this week in the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy...

Autocorrect Fail Puts Schools On Lockdown

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.02.2012 | Education

West Hall middle and high schools in Oakwood, Ga. were put on lockdown Wednesday afternoon -- because of an auto-corrected text message. A smartpho...

Gunman Puts Delaware School On Lock Down

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

After a man with a gun was spotted 200 feet from Middletown High School in Middletown, Del., school officials have put the building on lockdown, NBC P...

When Shackling Pregnant Women Is OK

Marjorie Faulstich Orellana | Posted 12.03.2011 | Parents
Marjorie Faulstich Orellana

When lockdowns, detention, and "enhanced coercive interrogation techniques" become everyday words, we are preparing children to accept as normal a world in which shackling pregnant women is ok.

Laura Gottesdiener

Do California's Prisons Punish Inmates Based On Race?

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 07.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The overcrowding in California's state prison system constitutes cruel and unusual treatment, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a case that focused on...

Former Ohio U VP Arrested For Making Terrorist Threat

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Former Ohio University Assistant Vice President for Business Services Mark K. Hopton was arrested on Wednesday night for allegedly making a terrorist ...

Ogden IRS Building Evacuated: 'Suspicious Substance' Found, Hazmat Called To IRS Building In Utah

AP | MIKE STARK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

OGDEN, Utah — A suspicious substance found at an IRS building in Ogden, Utah, on Monday is not hazardous, an official with the U.S. Postal Inspe...