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Nothing neutral about it

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By Jennifer Krill

February 19, 2014

News broke this week that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (DNR) – the state agency responsible for regulating fracking and the expansion of the oil and gas industry -- spent taxpayer money to commission a secret promotional communications plan for that selfsame industry.  Made public thanks to a Sierra Club open records request, the plan was prepared to pave the way for the Kasich administration to permit fracking for oil and gas in state forest and state park lands.

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Tagged with: fracking, regulation, ohio, state parks, corruption, kasich, memo


An unfortunate lesson in insensitivity

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By Jennifer Krill

January 29, 2014

Last weekend, we carelessly posted an image on Twitter that promoted classism and transphobia. It was wrong for us to have posted this image, and we apologize to our community.

We want to say a little bit of background about how this happened, because we think that there is little point in learning a lesson if you can't articulate the lesson you learned.

We are writing this post for public consumption, because the initial offensive image was posted publicly.

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Tagged with: welfare queen, insensitivity, transphobia, classism, twitter


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