Daily Clips: April 13, 2017

“We live, work, shop, and travel under a system of grossly asymmetric power relationships”

Alabama set to allow church to create its own police force: The constitutionality argument with this issue is not as black and white as you might first think.

The British warned us about Trump-Russia connections:

Members of the British intelligence agency GCHQ knew about “suspicious” contact between associates of President Donald Trump and Russian operatives as early as 2015, the Guardian reported on Thursday, citing a source with links to British intelligence.

Homeless camp cleared under Seattle’s Spokane Street Viaduct: Pictures of the “clearing.”

WA state’s student-achievement guru knows college isn’t for everyone; here’s what he proposes instead:

Q: The word “college” causes some confusion — I hear lots of readers say, well, not everyone needs to go to college. And the phrase “postsecondary credential” doesn’t resonate the same way.

A: I got exactly that reaction when I went around talking about this (in Connecticut). So I started using the phrase “something after high school.” I had conversations with people where they said, “Not everybody should go to college,” and I said, I agree with you, if you mean Yale, or the University of Connecticut. What I’m talking about is something after high school, and people would go, right away, “Yes, I agree with that.”

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Nick Cassella
Nick Cassella graduated from the University of St Andrews in Scotland in 2014. After graduating, he worked on the Initiative 594 campaign before joining Civic Ventures, where he now manages Civic Skunk Works' social media presence.