Peggy Lowe http://tspr.org en Lobbyists of All Kinds Flock to Farm Bill http://tspr.org/post/lobbyists-all-kinds-flock-farm-bill <p>The Farm Bill touches everything from crops to consumers. And the massive piece of legislation spends nearly a trillion dollars over the next ten years.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:29:32 +0000 Peggy Lowe 56674 at http://tspr.org Lobbyists of All Kinds Flock to Farm Bill In Kansas, Professors Must Now Watch What They Tweet http://tspr.org/post/kansas-professors-must-now-watch-what-they-tweet The Kansas Board of Regents gave final approval Wednesday to a strict new policy on what employees may say on social media. Critics say the policy violates both the First Amendment and academic freedom, but school officials say providing faculty with more specific guidelines will actually bolster academic freedom on campus.<p>The controversial policy was triggered by an equally controversial tweet posted last September by David Guth, an associate journalism professor. Wed, 14 May 2014 23:13:00 +0000 Peggy Lowe 53208 at http://tspr.org In the Shadows of the Slaughterhouse http://tspr.org/post/shadows-slaughterhouse <p>Immigrants have always been the backbone of America’s meat packing plants, offering upward mobility for its newcomers. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 17:05:51 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson & Peggy Lowe 43383 at http://tspr.org In the Shadows of the Slaughterhouse Nearly Two Years Later, A Controversial Rape Case Is Reviewed http://tspr.org/post/nearly-two-years-later-controversial-rape-case-reviewed Nearly two years after allegations of a sexual assault rocked a small Missouri town, the case may be reopened.<p>A county prosecutor in Maryville, Mo., has requested that an independent attorney look at accusations of rape and other charges against two former high school athletes — despite his earlier decision to drop the case.<p>The Internet activist group Anonymous, which crusaded for another high-profile rape case, is taking credit for this turnaround.<p><strong>The Events</strong><p>The first thing Daisy Coleman remembers is her surprise that she was still alive.<p>Back on Jan. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:54:00 +0000 Peggy Lowe 42362 at http://tspr.org Nearly Two Years Later, A Controversial Rape Case Is Reviewed Did Tyson Ban Doping Cows With Zilmax To Boost Foreign Sales? http://tspr.org/post/did-tyson-ban-doping-cows-zilmax-appease-foreign-buyers Tyson Foods Inc. Fri, 09 Aug 2013 22:19:00 +0000 Peggy Lowe 38740 at http://tspr.org Did Tyson Ban Doping Cows With Zilmax To Boost Foreign Sales?