Students in Jeffco Learn about News, School Boards, & Voting

Photo from Nicholas Garcia, Chalkbeat Students in Jefferson County, Colorado are learning first-hand about dissent and political action.  They’re also learning, inadvertently, about how the political process of voting matters, and why the news media, too, matter. Because voters in Jefferson County tend to be older and more conservative, a conservative school board was elected… Read More Students in Jeffco Learn about News, School Boards, & Voting

Aaron Swartz, a champion for Internet freedom

 Time mag’s review of Aaron’s suicide.  Lessig discusses the suicide on Huffington Post ] Slate’s story on the #pdftribute hashtag Prosecutor as bully Alex Stamos’ The Truth about Aaron’s ‘crime’ Aaron Swartz was a technology activist who believed that information should be freely available to everyone. He helped to create RSS, contributed to the creation of… Read More Aaron Swartz, a champion for Internet freedom