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There's been a lot of back-and-forth today on our Pulitzer win, and whether or not our entry gave fair credit to our "Breathless and Burdened" partners, ABC News. (If you care to get caught up, see this entry from Poynter Online: http://bit.ly/1pas3M6, and this item from Politico: http://politi.co/1qK7J1H)

While the word "integrity" in our name perhaps lends itself to joking and word play, we take accusations of hypocrisy very seriously. We fully stand behind our Pulitzer entry that states Chris Hamby covered new ground during every step of reporting for "Breathless and Burdened."

At the end of the day (or week, who knows), when all of this dies down, "Breathless and Burdened" has already received journalism's highest honor: real-world impact. Because of our reporting, sick coal miners who got black disease as a result of their job now have a better shot at receiving compensation from their employer. And as Poynter's Al Tompkins put it, "You can’t put that reward on a shelf."
Setting the record straight over credit on the Pulitzer for investigative reporting.
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Budget cuts at the Environmental Protection Agency are driving a new strategy that focuses less on routine inspections and enforcement, while diverting more attention to criminal cases.

Compared to the year 2012, the number of federal EPA inspections will have dropped by 30 percent by 2018. This decline equates to thousands fewer inspections annually.

While the agency is trumpeting technological innovation as a means to shift focus, advocates worry benefits of this advancement will be lost on certain communities — some of which do not have electricity, let alone Internet access.
The EPA's "Next Generation Compliance" plan would lead to fewer inspections of, and enforcement actions against, polluters.
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With Obama is this possible? It's not in his agenda! 
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The first line of this U.S. Labor Department memo serves as a great reminder of why we do accountability journalism — even though it might not always be the most popular news out there.

Because of our 'Breathless and Burdened' investigative collaboration with ABC News, and resulting reform from the Labor Department, coal miners with black lung now have a better shot at getting compensation for their job-related disease.

As our Executive Director Bill Buzenberg writes in this week's Watchdog column, winning awards is great recognition for our reporters' hard work. But at the end of the day, we want our investigations to make an impact in the lives of real people — that's what matters. Read Bill's column here: http://bit.ly/1oy9Fg4
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Black and Latino kids, along with other ethnic minorities, will comprise the majority of U.S. children in four years, but a new report finds many such children face multiple obstacles to education and job preparation in certain states.

African-American kids face especially daunting obstacles in Mississippi, Wisconsin and Michigan. Native American kids face the biggest challenges in South Dakota. Latino children are faring especially poorly in Alabama, Rhode Island and Nevada. West Virginia and Mississippi showed the worst results for white kids. Juvenile Justice Reporter Susan Ferriss breaks down the rest of the Casey Foundation's report here: http://bit.ly/1jVvDaP 

Curious about changing demographics in your state? The Casey Foundation compiled their results in a searchable database: http://datacenter.kidscount.org/
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Tucked away in central Washington state is a lingering byproduct of the Cold War: 56 million gallons of toxic nuclear and chemical waste, currently being stored in leaky, underground tanks at the Hanford nuclear site.

Enter Hanford's Waste Treatment & Immobilization Plant Project, a factory scattered across 65 acres that will eventually encase nuclear leftovers securely in glass for long-term storage. But like many of the Energy Department's big engineering projects, the treatment plant has become plagued by slippery deadlines and massive cost overruns.

To make matters worse, the treatment plant's most prominent critic, Walter Tamosaitis, was re-assigned after raising concerns over safety, then eventually fired this year. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1aDZMUk

(Photo: Entry sign at Hanford Site, Washington, taken in January 2005. Wikimedia Commons)
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Someday you forget me…..my name ♥ my voice ♥ and who I am to you but ever if you forget me… I just want you to know that I never an ever forget how much you mean to me!!
 
Not is democrazy, politic system, economy,war,religion,culture,countries or tradicions,natural resources,commodities,enviroment, climate change.
WOMEN ARE THE KEY for human, planet, awareness of oneself and feel integrated in the universe. 
 
BASIC PRINCIPLES AND GENERAL THEORY OF HUMANS, LIFE AND UNIVERSE EXISTENCE 
 
 
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Proyecto Cambiar El Mundo

United Nations,UN & UN WOMEN ; " Change The World Programme "

IT IS THE WOMAN....S.T.U.P.Y.D.S.....Not is policy,economy, religions, traditions or culture.....are womans & gilrls.......Add & Difussion this project at worldwide.....

Where are your courage ? and your ilussion, passion & emocion sense life ? Remenber your old bravure and fight with an smile , BUT UP YOUR STRONG...VOICE.....this is the real war....STOP KILLING WOMENS

A todo el que lea este proyecto.....sois un ejemplo para mi, una inspiracion , un ejemplo de vida vivida , de  conocimiento en cada area , de ilusion...Pero ello tambien conlleva una responsabilidad, la de luchar, la de no permitirse no ver, sobreponerse a la frustracion , con la inteligencia , el coraje , la empatia , la solidaridad y la creatividad que un dia olvidasteis.......Donde esta ese arrebato ......? ahora lo recordareis ...rebuscad en vuestra memoria el arte de vivir y de sentir.

Me Llamo Fernando Real, y pido perdon como hombre, como raza o especie : Por todas las matanzas, humillaciones y vejacionez que han sufrido y sufren las mujeres de todo el mundo, por minimizar y ridiculizar este gran problema sin resolver.....Me disculpo ante mi madre, mis hermanas, mis novias y relaciones ....por mi cobardia y desidia.......en mi nombre y en el de todos los hombres del mundo, lo siento, lo siento muchisimo.......

Proyecto cambiar el mundo

Os aviso mientras no dejemos de matar , humillar , vejar y banalizar a las mujeres , no hay nada que hacer, podemos hablar de todo y hasta de metafisica......pero esto es la llave de todo.

Alla donde vayas en cualquier parte del mundo, solo hay desesperacion, matanzas y barbaridades contra las mujeres y los niños.

Y las revueltas arabes, la crisis mundial y esta desesperacion no tienen nada que ver con la economia....esto es por las mujeres, por mantener Status-QUO......enloquecido y desquiciado, de este regimen atroz, que esta herido, pero va a morir matando.......

Los hombres tenemos el poder y no lo soltaremos , os dejaremos ganar alguna batalla , pero la guerra no la ganareis , sino os plantais y nos educais , alguien tiene que educarnos , alguien tiene que echarnos un gran bronca, como los niños malcriados que somos....,El problema del mundo no es la economia, la politica, el sistema politico-economico-social, el clima o el agua, ni las religiones, tradiciones o culturas...SON LAS MUJERES...todas las religiones, sisitemas politicos...etc..estan de acuerdo en lo mismo que las mujeres no cuentan, las matamos , mutilamos , humillamos, vejamos y banalizamos ( sobre todo en occidente ) , y estas son las armas de los hombres...las religiones, las politicas y los deportes y decidimos sobre ello , pero tambien sobre su cuerpo , su sexualidad, sobre el amor , y el enamoramiento.

Y esto es lo que nos roban...el pensamiento, los sentimientos y la espiritualidad.

Y la vida se puede resumir y explicar en un beso....es lo mas intimo, lo mas personal...lo unico en lo que no se puede mentir, disfrazar o disimular......y que desata la verdadera naturaleza de una persona...su esencia, su amor y su enamoramiento, es como una supernova.....eclosiona y multiplica su poder por millones dando lugar a infinitas vidas, sensaciones y nos hace eternos a nosotros y la vida misma , expandiendo los neutrinos mas rapido e intenso que la luz....el mismisimo origen de los universos, eso es un beso la conjuncion de la materia y el caos, entonces al besar todo tiene sentido , el HAR1, que nos hace humanos y tambien procede de ese polvo de estrellas , y ademas todo el mundo lo sabe mientras esta inmerso en este teatrillo del absurdo y de la estupidez absoluta ......aquel que besa siente, por eso no esta permitido besar..que es lo que todos queremos ....y ademas es gratis ....y nadie lo hace, a no ser a escondidas como con verguenza , subestimando esa sensacion que es la clave de todo lo humano, divino y cosmologico, como un agujero negro ( que ni es negro , ni un agujero ) , donde reside el conocimiento absoluto , la calma y la comprension mas alla de lo imaginable....el origen de todo, la nada , la nada absoluta , el vacio mas lleno, pues alberga todos los universos, formando toda clase de vida y existencias.

Espabilidad chicas......esto es un club de hombres....el mundo, todo, cualquier instititcion del tipo que sea , es un tugurio de tios ignorantes, brutales....pero en realidad muy perdidos y cobardes, que en cuanto les haces frente salen atemorizados.....sentir es sentir,  no acepteis su condescendencia, su brutalidad, sus inventos y ni tan siquiera su cortejo..el amor no se consigue se siente....y no puede ser un concurso de meritos.....

Sois dueñas de vusetros pensamientos y de vuestros sentimientos y sobre todo de vuestro cuerpo ( o es que algun hombre en el mundo va a abortar o no....pero son ellos los que deciden si si o si no...pero como se atreven ...no lo consintais....que opinen de su cuerpo,no del vuestro ) , y de vuestra sexualidad.

Esto es cambiar el mundo, inventar uno donde no exista esta barbarie.....y tu eres el responsable de tu vida , no los gobiernos, ni las religiones , ni las tradiciones , ni las culturas...eres tu.

Si no puedes ser el mejor ......SE UNICO......si no puedes ganar....SE ESTETICO....en la derrota, y levamtate de nuevo...lamete las heridas.....sin excusas ....y si no puedes alcanzar tus deseos o sueños , sueña con sentirlos, eso es ganar.....y si no puedes tener alegria, disfruta de la tristeza....no hay nada mas bello y empatico, pues te conecta con el universo , con tu yo mas esencial....y activa la solidaridad, la compresion general, activa todos tus sentidos hacia la hipersensibilidad y te aleja de la banalidad e irrelevancia existencial, la vida es algo mas que comer , cagar y follar.

De la persona......hacia la transpersona....al transconocimiento , a la trancendentalidad y a la alteridad...esa es la evolucion futura en marcha , que nos salvara de este HOLOCAUSTO...diario.

Y Esta es mi vida , y esta es mi historia ...y yo solo quiero cambiar el mundo....y tu ? Tu quien eres ? Y que quieres ? y si quieres algo...Que vas a hacer TU ? por tu gente......que somos todos.

El beso cuantico.......

Y yo no quiero hablaros, no quiero escribiros, ni tan siquiera quiero hacerlo.....pero me habeis obligado...Porque en realidad, a mimme importa una mierda lo que penseis, o lo que sintais, mientras a vosotros no os importe lo que penseis o lo que sintais...y os dejeis dirigir los pensamientos y los sentimeintos ....cuando a vosotros os importe.....entonces , pero solo entonces a mi me interesara....y asi se activara la solidaridad general.

I could fall in love with you.......( kiss me ) , if you are an emocion, passion , free and ilussion human, in this moment i fall in love of you.

From The Perimeter Institute,,,Lost in Translation....project.

El secreto esta en la mirada de un pelirrojo....como metafora del diferente ...que sufre ....pero que le hace sentir y ver la vidad con ilusion , curiosidad y emocion a cada segundo, en cada instante, reconociendo lo  extraordinario en cada cosa, lugar, persona y situacion.

Project Change The World Council :

ANA FRANK ; ANGELA MERKEL ; ZLATA FILIPOVICH ; MELANIE CHALENGER ; RUTKA LASKIER ; MARIA SANTOS GORROSTIETA SALAZAR ; BART ROUWENHORST ; MEREDITH HAAF ; FATIMA AL- HUJAIRI ; SUSAN FIROOZ ; ADELA NAVARRO BELLO ; EVE ENSLER ; OLEXANDRA SHEVCHENKO ; INNA SHEVCHENKO ; DEEYAH ; EVE ENSLER ; OKSANA SHACHKO ; FEMEN ; PUSSY RIOT; MALALA YOUSFZAI ; MARIE BASHKIRTSEV and all womans arround the world what tell me Fernando We Want justice, dignity and an excited lige for us and our daughter, a future where dont kill us.

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What an amazing day. 

Our 'Breathless and Burdened' investigation into the U.S. black lung benefits system was honored today with a Pulitzer Prize. 

Hearty congratulations to Lead Reporter Chris Hamby, Project Editors Ronnie Greene and Jim Morris.
Winning investigation exposed the systematic denial of benefits to sufferers of black lung disease by lawyers and doctors.
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Just a year after its inception, Primary Source, our quick-hit, document-based campaign finance blog is in the running for a Webby Award!

(For those who haven't heard of the Webbys, they award two winners in each category: one is picked by judges, and the other is chosen a bit more democratically ... by voters!)

Cast your vote for the Best Political Blog here: http://bit.ly/PYZ9yt

And tell your friends! Voting will be open until April 24.
Center project named one of the Internet's best political blogs.
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“Money in politics may at times seem repugnant to some, but so too does much of what the First Amendment vigorously protects. If the First Amendment protects flag burning, funeral protests and Nazi parades — despite the profound offense such spectacles cause — it surely protects political campaign speech despite popular opposition.”
-Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in the majority opinion for today's "McCutcheon v. FEC" decision

Politics Reporter Michael Beckel has more on today's pivotal campaign finance ruling, including the dissenting opinion from Justice David Breyer:
Citing First Amendment concerns, 5-4 Supreme Court majority tosses out aggregate limits on campaign contributions.
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Since the Supreme Court's 'Citizens United' decision nearly four years ago, some feared the possibility of an onslaught of corporate cash that would now be permitted in U.S. elections. 

That direct flood of money (and influence) never really materialized, but instead, many corporations chose to play politics in a more subtle way: by donating to "dark money" nonprofits.

For our first major investigation of 2014, we spent months pouring over corporate disclosures of more than 300 companies and compiling a database that will let you track political contributions.
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The California Supreme Court declined an appeal last year that accused Wells Fargo of predatory lending. Financial disclosures show one of the justices who weighed in on that decision owns at least $100,000 worth of Wells Fargo stock. 

This clear conflict of interest in California is by no means unique, but with largely dismal state-level judicial disclosure rules that fall far below what is required by federal judges, situations like this could be the tip of the iceberg. 

We graded each state (plus D.C.) on its financial reporting requirements for justices, and doled out more than a few failing grades. See how your state scored here: http://bit.ly/1jm6Klo
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The Center for Public Integrity was founded in 1989 by Charles Lewis. We are one of the country's oldest and largest nonpartisan, nonprofit investigative news organizations. Our mission: to reveal abuses of power, corruption and dereliction of duty by powerful public and private institutions in order to cause them to operate with honesty, integrity, accountability and to put the public interest first.