Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Oakland Mayoral Candidate Kaplan Received Cash from A's After Stadium Vote

http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/sports/Oakland-Mayoral-Candidate-Kaplan-Received-Cash-From-As-After-Stadium-Vote-279076331.html


Contributions made after key Coliseum vote have been returned

The Horror of One Mentally Ill Man’s Journey Through America’s Prison System

http://www.alternet.org/horror-one-mentally-ill-mans-journey-through-americas-prison-system

Getting Some 'Me' Time: Why Millennials Are So Individualistic

http://www.npr.org/2014/10/14/352979540/getting-some-me-time-why-millennials-are-so-individualistic


They are a class of self-centered, self-absorbed, selfie-snapping 20-somethings. This is how many critics have come to define the millennial generation.


But hold on, isn't this what was said about every generation when it was young? Minus the selfies of course.


Some scholars argue that millennials aren't entitled — they just have more time to be themselves.

Can Robots Offer Amazon Moral Redemption?

http://prospect.org/article/can-robots-offer-amazon-moral-redemption


Those warehouse jobs may be awful, but they're going to disappear before long.

2014 campaign spending about to surpass $1 billion

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/2014-campaign-spending-about-to-surpass-1-billion/


Spending on television ads for 2014 House, Senate and gubernatorial candidates is poised to surpass $1 billion, according to the Wesleyan Media Project.

Student Movements: A Subject of Human Geography

http://www.stratfor.com/weekly/student-movements-subject-human-geography#axzz3GA3pDs1d


Student protests lay bare the social and cultural layers that move beneath the surface of geopolitics, much like subsurface currents flow beneath the waves of the oceans. Human geography forms the foundation of society and thus the systems that govern it. Even if we regard the state as the highest level of global policymaking and interaction, these social undercurrents are what move the generations, ideologies and cultural changes that shape the constraints under which states operate.

Zuckerberg's Gigantic New $100 Million Property In Hawaii

http://www.businessinsider.com/mark-zuckerberg-hawaiian-property-photos-2014-10

Dark money a part of Rick Snyder's legacy as governor

http://www.freep.com/story/opinion/contributors/2014/10/14/gov-rick-snyder-dark-money/17219099/


Snyder signed a campaign finance bill into law that blocked an opportunity to bring sunlight to Michigan's dark money political campaigns.