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NPR Story
4:06 am
Thu March 5, 2015

U.S. Government Teams Up With Private Sector To Stave Off Cocoa Crisis

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NPR Story
4:06 am
Thu March 5, 2015

As Economy Improves, Wages Remain Stagnant

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NPR Story
4:06 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Clinton's Private Email Server Has Legal Advantages But Also Vulnerabilities

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The Two-Way
3:03 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Federal Regulators Link Workers' Comp Failures To Income Inequality

A few hours after ProPublica and NPR issued the first in a series of reports about workers' compensation "reforms" sweeping the country, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration coincidentally released a paper linking workplace injuries to income inequality.

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Parallels
2:58 am
Thu March 5, 2015

In Berlin, Grassroots Efforts Work To Integrate Inner-City Schools

Young fans of the German national soccer team drink iced tea in July 2010 as they watch the FIFA World Cup semi-final match Germany vs. Spain in an Arabic cafe in Berlin's Neukölln district. The neighborhood has gentrified rapidly in recent years, but many of the white families moving in leave once their children reach school age. Local groups are trying to change that.
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Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 4:06 am

In parts of Berlin, racial segregation in schools is far from official policy, but it is often a reality. In the fast-gentrifying district of Neukölln, young, mainly white professionals usually move away as soon as their kids reach school-age.

But small, parent-led initiatives are working to change this trend and ensure their local schools better reflect the neighborhood.

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