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On @USDOL enforcement: "They basically don't think of the intern workforce as a vulnerable segment of the population"
Donors gave $312M to the Red Cross after Sandy. But it's surprisingly difficult to figure out how the money was spent
"The Red Cross is too big and too important to be allowed to be this secretive" — charity expert on Sandy spending
#BrownvBoard "was not about resources... Brown was about the separation in itself." Watch:
In first 3 years after warning companies about unpaid interns, @USDOL only cited 11 employers with wage violations
"They essentially wiped away one of the murders in the city," police insider tells @ChicagoMag #longreads
Welcome @Illinois_Alma to #ProjectIntern’s database! Students, add your internship experience: cc: @TheDailyIllini
Watching Sunday shows? Catch @nhannahjones on school segregation w/ @bobschieffer @FaceTheNation at 10:30 ET
Instead of targeting unpaid intern employers, @USDOL relies on complaints. But interns are afraid to complain
Ohio regulators find link between fracking and small earthquakes via @guardian
Immediately after @USDOL released new intern guidelines, colleges began pressuring agency to scale back enforcement
This is the way an economy recovers: The hiring process at a new Ohio factory @washingtonpost #longreads
A year and a half after Sandy, Red Cross post-storm spending still a black box
The effects of felony disenfranchisement: In Iowa, 12 eligible voters were told they were not allowed to vote @AP
85 people have RSVP'ed to join @ProPublica for April 17 launch of #SegregationNow - we hope you can, too!
A week after SCOTUS ruled on campaign finance, GOP has created a new joint fundraising group via @politico
Labor Dept says most internships at for-profits are illegal, but enforcement is not a priority #projectintern
Who's behind Because We Can super PAC? A high school junior who took the title "corporate antelope":… (via @mateagold)
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Update: The White House has denied reports that NSA exploited #Heartbleed
Worried about what #Heartbleed means for your newsroom? @propubnerds have you covered:
In states that refused Medicaid expansion, 3.7 million mentally ill Americans are without health insurance @PewStates
Report: NSA exploited #Heartbleed security flaw for two years via @Bloomberg
Former unpaid athletics intern sues #Vandy for pay Part of a national issue. @ProPublica
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Hidden clause in farm bill lets feds confiscate taxpayers' refunds to pay parents’ decades-old debts @washingtonpost