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Pew Charitable Trusts: 2014 State of the News Media

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In many ways, 2013 and early 2014 brought a level of energy to the news industry not seen for a long time. Even as challenges of the past several years continue and new ones emerge, the activities this year have created a new sense of optimism – or perhaps hope – for the future of American journalism. – See more

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21st Century Public Transit

This is what fantasy plans for 21st century public transit should look like

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#WorkTriangle: America’s new brainpower cities

America’s new brainpower cities

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#Workforce: “Not your Father’s STEM job” Women with #STEM degrees are revolutionizing STEM careers

Much has been written about the need to encourage women to embark on careers in STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—and fill the demand for future STEM employment. 

 

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#JOBS: According to Intuit, over 40% of American workforce is going to be comprised of freelancers by 2020

On Forbes, Six Ways to Combat the Death of Long-Term Unemployment

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#RenewableEnergy: The Solutions Project: 50 states | 50 plans. Benefits of 100% clean energy.

Click on a state to launch an interactive experience showcasing the benefits of a transition to 100% clean, renewable energy.

In June of 2011, a scientist, an actor, a banker and a filmmaker were sitting around a table talking about their opposition to extreme energy extraction. Their conversation sparked an important realization – it wasn’t enough for them to be against something. They needed to be part of the solution. That day, Mark Jacobson, Mark Ruffalo, Marco Krapels and Josh Fox created The Solutions Project.

Mission: Use the powerful combination of science + business + culture to accelerate the transition to 100% clean, renewable energy.

 

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