Eli Broad

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Name: Eli Broad
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Bloomberg to Launch $50 Million Gun Control Initiative

Former New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has announced a new initiative to address gun violence by mobilizing voters to support "common-sense gun policies."The initiative will bring Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Bloomberg spending $50 million for new gun control group

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative ContributorNew York, NY, United States (4E) – Billionaire and former New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is pouring $50 million to build a grass-roots network that will lobby for stricter gun control la ... [Published GantDaily.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Grateful for Broads' urban-ed focus

Eli Broad is a philanthropist, one who has "a desire to improve the material, social and spiritual welfare of humanity, especially through charitable activities," according to the Encarta Dictionary. Philanthropists have no specific obligation to invest ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Gov. John Kitzhaber picks up $25,000 for re-election campaign from Eli Broad

Los Angeles philanthropist Eli Broad has given a sizable chunk to Gov. John Kitzhaber's re-election campaign -- $25,000, or 25 large as they say down there.The gift is among the biggest the Democratic contender has gotten this year, and it brings his ... [Published Oregonian - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

How to Criticize "Big Philanthropy" Effectively

Bill Gates attends the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting at The Shertaon New York Hotel on September 24, 2013 in New York City. ( JStone / Shutterstock.com ) Criticizing philanthropy (or philanthropists) of any kind is tricky. To most people, a ... [Published Truth Out - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tom Ridge to Join Bloomberg’s Anti-NRA Campaign

The New York Times reports this morning that former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge will join a new effort by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to enact gun control measures at the state and national levels.Michael R. Bloomberg, making his first major ... [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Federal Investment in Research Still Essential

In her well-reviewed 2013 book, The Entrepreneurial State , distinguished economist Mariana Muzzacato lays out an insightful and outstanding argument for increased governmental support for scientific and technological innovation. She explains that through ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the Military Man in Charge of Transportation in North Carolina

Tony Tata is standing before a map of North Carolina the size of a small child, poring over the details of the state’s transportation structure. Emphasizing the chain of command, Tata, the state’s transportation secretary, points out each of North Carolina’s ... [Published Government Technology US - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Guest commentary: Must be a combined effort to effectively reform schools

_ The recent guest commentary, "Teachers aren't to blame for most of schools' problems," addressed a number of important educational issues. Focusing on the Vergara v. California case currently in the courts, the author also points to "misleading and ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Why Is Public Television Against Public Schools?

You’d think that public television would support public education, but you’d be wrong. The Public Broadcasting System (PBS) has gotten in bed with the billionaires and conservatives who want to privatize our public schools. PBS has nary a word to say ... [Published BeyondChron: San Francisco's Alternative Online ... - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Paul Allen Reportedly Sold His $US28 Million Malibu Home Because He 'Hated The Sound Of The Ocean'

The New York Post’s Page Six is reporting that Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has sold his Malibu home for $US28 million.The buyer is reportedly CBS President and CEO Les Moonves.Allen paid $US25 million for the gorgeous white-walled contemporary home ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

APS Superintendent Finalist: Eli Broad Influenced/Connected

By Ed JohnsonHas Atlanta’s newly elected the maturity, and the wisdom, to conceive of unconventional possibilities?Apparently no, for [Thursday] they announced the superintendent search finalist they intend to hire as Atlanta Public Schools’ next superintendent, ... [Published East Atlanta Patch - Mar 28 2014]

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A Gun Control Network to Rival the NRA? [Published The Moderate Voice - 20 hours ago]
Bloomberg to Launch $50 Million Gun Control Ini... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Apr 17 2014]
Grateful for Broads' urban-ed focus [Published Orlando Sentinel - Apr 17 2014]
Bloomberg spending $50 million for new gun cont... [Published GantDaily.com - Apr 16 2014]
Gov. John Kitzhaber picks up $25,000 for re-ele... [Published Oregonian - Apr 16 2014]
How to Criticize "Big Philanthropy" Effectively [Published Truth Out - Apr 16 2014]
Austin Moms, Gun Violence Survivors, And Lawmak... [Published Finwin - Apr 16 2014]
St. Petersburg Mayor, Gulfport Mayor, Moms, Gun... [Published Finwin - Apr 16 2014]
Michael Bloomberg to Spend $50M on Anti-Gun-Vio... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Apr 16 2014]
Why is Public Television against public schools? [Published AMERICAblog News - Apr 16 2014]
Bloomberg plans $50 million challenge to NRA [Published CNBC - Apr 16 2014]
Tom Ridge to Join Bloomberg’s Anti-NRA Campaign [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
Former Mayor Bloomberg plans a $50M challenge t... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 16 2014]
Federal Investment in Research Still Essential [Published Huffington Post - Apr 15 2014]
In Plain Sight: The Rise of Corporate Democrats... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 15 2014]
Meet the Military Man in Charge of Transportati... [Published Government Technology US - Apr 15 2014]
Guest commentary: Must be a combined effort to ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Apr 14 2014]
Why Is Public Television Against Public Schools? [Published BeyondChron: San Francisco's Alternative Online ... - Apr 14 2014]
Paul Allen Reportedly Sold His $US28 Million Ma... [Published Business Insider Australia - Apr 11 2014]
Paul Allen Reportedly Sold His $28 Million Mali... [Published Business Insider - Apr 11 2014]
Why Is Public Television Against Public Schools? [Published Huffington Post - Apr 11 2014]
Perfect Getaway: Downtown L.A. [Published Orange Coast - Apr 09 2014]
The Recent Supreme Court Decision Gives Even Mo... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 09 2014]
Power Players Detail Plans to Help Cure L.A.’s ... [Published Los Angeles Downtown News Online - Apr 09 2014]
California Senate to three suspended members: Y... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 09 2014]
Back Students and Teachers not Billionaires [Published Examiner.com - Apr 09 2014]
In SoCal business news: Comcast weighs in on de... [Published SCPR - Apr 08 2014]
Los Angeles and the Jewish Mosiac [Published City Watch - Apr 08 2014]
Teachers' working conditions are students' lear... [Published California Teachers Association - Apr 08 2014]
Mailbag: Trickle-down fails us [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Apr 06 2014]
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A Gun Control Network to Rival the NRA? [Published The Moderate Voice - 20 hours ago]
It’s fairly common knowledge that the National Rifle Association (NRA) is a very influential group in our nation’s politics. With around 5 million members, the NRA is one of the largest lobbyist groups in the country. It’s also one of the most powerful. ...
Why is Public Television against public schools? [Published AMERICAblog News - Apr 16 2014]
I’ve written off and on about PBS, NPR and the fact that these self-styled “public” media outlets appear to have been captured by the billionaires (like James Tisch and David Koch ) who control the major content-producing stations — WNET in New ...
Why Is Public Television Against Public Schools? [Published BeyondChron: San Francisco's Alternative Online ... - Apr 14 2014]
You’d think that public television would support public education, but you’d be wrong. The Public Broadcasting System (PBS) has gotten in bed with the billionaires and conservatives who want to privatize our public schools. PBS has nary a word to say ...
Private Funding of Science? [Published Cato @ Liberty - Mar 17 2014]
Jeffrey Miron According to textbook economics, government funding is crucial to scientific progress and technological innovation.  The reasoning is that pure science (e.g., the structure of DNA) underlies most applied science (e.g., genetic testing). ...
A Great Divide: The Election Fight for Californ... [Published Firedoglake - Mar 07 2014]
An election campaign now being fought almost completely out of public view could radically alter the way California’s school children are taught. If Marshall Tuck unseats incumbent Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, the state’s public ...
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