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On @USDOL enforcement: "They basically don't think of the intern workforce as a vulnerable segment of the population" propub.ca/1oQedOU
Donors gave $312M to the Red Cross after Sandy. But it's surprisingly difficult to figure out how the money was spent propub.ca/Qdzfr2
"The Red Cross is too big and too important to be allowed to be this secretive" — charity expert on Sandy spending propub.ca/QdAnLk
#BrownvBoard "was not about resources... Brown was about the separation in itself." Watch: propub.ca/1qtEArl pic.twitter.com/1cYiFJg9F1
In first 3 years after warning companies about unpaid interns, @USDOL only cited 11 employers with wage violations propub.ca/1oQedOU
"They essentially wiped away one of the murders in the city," police insider tells @ChicagoMag propub.ca/QeE1EL #longreads
Welcome @Illinois_Alma to #ProjectIntern’s database! Students, add your internship experience: propub.ca/1oUNO2q cc: @TheDailyIllini
Watching Sunday shows? Catch @nhannahjones on school segregation w/ @bobschieffer @FaceTheNation at 10:30 ET propub.ca/1oZTB6W
Instead of targeting unpaid intern employers, @USDOL relies on complaints. But interns are afraid to complain propub.ca/1oQedOU
Ohio regulators find link between fracking and small earthquakes propub.ca/1oUD0l1 via @guardian
Immediately after @USDOL released new intern guidelines, colleges began pressuring agency to scale back enforcement propub.ca/1oQedOU
This is the way an economy recovers: The hiring process at a new Ohio factory propub.ca/1oUqrpU @washingtonpost #longreads
A year and a half after Sandy, Red Cross post-storm spending still a black box propub.ca/QdzCBV
The effects of felony disenfranchisement: In Iowa, 12 eligible voters were told they were not allowed to vote propub.ca/QejpfQ @AP
85 people have RSVP'ed to join @ProPublica for April 17 launch of #SegregationNow - we hope you can, too! propub.ca/PYlQn0
A week after SCOTUS ruled on campaign finance, GOP has created a new joint fundraising group propub.ca/1oUwRFo via @politico
Labor Dept says most internships at for-profits are illegal, but enforcement is not a priority propub.ca/1oR3F26 #projectintern
Who's behind Because We Can super PAC? A high school junior who took the title "corporate antelope": washingtonpost.com/blogs/in-the-l… (via @mateagold)
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Update: The White House has denied reports that NSA exploited #Heartbleed propub.ca/QezNwN
Worried about what #Heartbleed means for your newsroom? @propubnerds have you covered: propub.ca/1oTNjFZ
In states that refused Medicaid expansion, 3.7 million mentally ill Americans are without health insurance propub.ca/Qe3BK3 @PewStates
Report: NSA exploited #Heartbleed security flaw for two years propub.ca/Qe9kj3 via @Bloomberg
Former unpaid athletics intern sues #Vandy for pay tnne.ws/R9eptS Part of a national issue. @ProPublica tnne.ws/R9enCn
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Hidden clause in farm bill lets feds confiscate taxpayers' refunds to pay parents’ decades-old debts propub.ca/QdFQ4C @washingtonpost