For the first time in at least 50 years, a majority of public school students across the country are considered “low-income”, according to a new study by the Southern Education Foundation. While poor children are spread across the country, concentrations are highest in the South and in the West.

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Google halts Glass sales to reboot vision after awful debut

Glass has been a persistent marketing headache for Google — anxiety surrounded the device even before its small-scale public debut in 2013. Cynicism seemed to peak last spring, with bars banning it and detractors deriding it as the perfect symbol of San Francisco class conflict, prompting Google to publish both a list of “Top 10 Google Glass Myths” and a user etiquette guide.

It turns out consumers were unprepared to wear computers on their faces, a persistent layer of technology between users and the real world.

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Obama the Dictator: White House says net neutrality legislation not needed

“In terms of legislation, we don’t believe it’s necessary given that the FCC has the authorities that it needs under Title II,” a White House official told Reuters. “However, we always remain open to working with anyone who shares the president’s goal of fully preserving a free and open internet now and into the future.”

At stake is what rules should govern how Internet service providers (ISPs) manage web traffic on their networks to ensure they treat all Internet content fairly. At the heart of the latest phase in the debate over the rules is what legal authority should guide regulations.

Obama has urged the FCC to regulate ISPs more strictly under a section of communications law known as Title II, which would treat them more like public utilities.

Nobel Prize Winner to Send More than 400 Troops to Train “Moderate” Syrian Rebels

“we must have war on war to have peace on peace”….The President of the largest superpower and military in the world.

 

Air Force Short On Drone Pilots

“We Need more video game players so we can kill more innocent brown people that are keeping us from our NWO”…..

US Uses Video Games to Recruit Drone Pilots as Young as 12 yrs. young.

Berkeley Protests Prompt Local Police to Push for Drones

CFollowing uproarious police brutality protests in Berkeley and the San Francisco Bay Area last month, local cops are moving to employ drones in their police work. Bloomberg reports that Berkeley and Oakland, both part of Alameda County, are seeking to use unmanned aerial vehicles. The city of San Jose is also eager to do the same.

The departments say they will be used for hostage situations, active shooters, search and rescue operations, and disaster response. Captain Tom Madigan, a captain at the Alameda County Sheriff’s office, claimed:    Read more »

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Argentina: The Country That Monsanto Poisoned

(Argentina was the country used to test GMO’s in the 1990’s before mass rollout. They are the canary in the coal mines for the rest of us as ill health premeates the country.)

 ‘American biotechnology has turned Argentina into the world’s third-largest soybean producer, but the chemicals powering the boom aren’t confined to soy and cotton and corn fields. They routinely contaminate homes and classrooms and drinking water. A growing chorus of doctors and scientists is warning that their uncontrolled use could be responsible for the increasing number of health problems turning up in hospitals across the South American nation.

In the heart of Argentina’s soybean business, house-to-house surveys of 65,000 people in farming communities found cancer rates two to four times higher than the national average, as well as higher rates of hypothyroidism and chronic respiratory illnesses. Associated Press photographer Natacha Pisarenko spent months documenting the issue in farming communities across Argentina.’