Patty Seybold

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Defining Open Data

<b>Open data is data that can be freely used, shared and built-on by anyone, anywhere, for any purpose</b>. This is the summary of the full Open Definition …

8 Surprising Facts About Malaria

Malaria kills roughly half a million people each year, and it infects hundreds of millions. Here are eight facts about the disease that may surprise …

Public Health

Matt Taibbi on Wall Street's Campaign to Loot Public Pensions

Flickr/ Magnus Bråth<p>“Five years ago this fall, an epidemic of fraud and thievery in the financial-services industry triggered the collapse of our …

Ten Ways to Democratize Our Broken Economy

(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)<p><i>This article originally appeared at</i> Truthout.<p>The richest 400 Americans now own more wealth than the bottom 180 million taken …

Will Climate Change Put You Underwater?

If we continue burning fossil fuels the way we do now sea levels will rise by three feet — and could rise by as much as five feet — by the year 2100. …

Climate Change

Segment: Kumi Naidoo on the Urgency of Climate Action | Moyers & Company

<b>BILL MOYERS:</b> Welcome. We begin with drama on the high seas. Several days ago, environmental activists from Greenpeace International tried to climb a …

Wendell Berry and Bill Moyers to Talk Coal, Climate This Week on PBS : Compass

Beginning October 4, PBS will air a special conversation between two of the people I admire most in the world - Kentucky farmer and author Wendell …

The 50-Year Farm Bill

<i>The author of a landmark 1991</i> Atlantic <i>piece on sustainability looks at American agriculture's current land "emergency" and how to solve it.</i><p>(John Sommers II/Reuters)<p>The uplands of my home country in north central Kentucky are sloping and easily eroded, dependent for safekeeping upon year-round cover …