Sunday, February 26, 2012

ForwardSTL News and Events for Monday, Feb. 27

Upcoming events from the ForwardSTL Calendar (go to the calendar for more details for each event):

Monday, February 27
St. Louis Capoeira Angola
Col. Ann Wright: Ethics and Effects of the Use of Military Drones
Rebuilding schools in post-war Liberia
Reality Now
Collateral Damage
Tuesday, February 28
The Murdock Report
Local Control of St. Louis Police and the Civil War
Amnesty International's Monthly Letter Writing Meeting
Stories of Resilience Community Forum: Homelessness
Wednesday, February 29
Conservation Lobby Day 2012
PROMO Equality Day 2012
Shut Down the Corporations - Peabody Coal Edition
Pride St. Louis Presents 3rd Annual Pride Idol Karaoke Competition
Thursday, March 1
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Pride St. Louis Presents 3rd Annual Pride Idol Karaoke Competition
Benefit Concert for Occupy The MidWest at the Jefferson Warehouse
Friday, March 2
Storytelling: Elephant Mania
2nd Annual Phil Ochs Tribute

News and Opinion (click through the link at ForwardSTL for the full stories):

John F. Kennedy discusses the importance of a vigorous press | Dangerous Intersection

Visualizing NorthSide and Seeking Semblance of a Land Banking Strategy in the City of St. Louis | Next STL

Agree or Disagree: Biondi has destroyed the formerly urban midtown area around the Saint Louis University campus | Urban Review STL

Durbin slants left, Blunt right with McCaskill closer to Senate's center | St. Louis Beacon

Matt Taibbi: GOP gets what it has coming | Dangerous Intersection

"The Sky is the Limit" | Fired Up! Missouri

National Museum of African American History and Culture Groundbreaking Ceremony | Mirror on America

Why the gas price story is overblown | Ryan Witt, Examiner

High Broderism | Show Me Progress

More riders take the Metro | St. Louis Public Radio

Democrats running for lieutenant governor to meet in private talks in Jefferson City | St. Louis Beacon

Missouri banks still owe $732 million in TARP funds | St. Louis Business Journal

Immigrants Have Human Rights! | The Impudent Observer

How much freedom do students have on social media? | Gateway Journalism Review

Alice H. Gregory: Department of Revenue Clerk Accused of Taking Bribes to Process False Paperwork | Daily RFT

Poverty, obesity and malnutrition: myth vs. reality | Occasional Planet

Study: prostate cancer rate unusually high in St. Louis County | St. Louis Public Radio

5 Problems with Being a Throwaway Society (Film) | Sustainablog

Downtown’s First Electric Vehicle Charging Station | Urban Review STL

Black & Green, the New Intergration – 5 Names in Urban Ecology you should know | Urban Scientist

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