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Norman Borlaug, the Father of the Green Revolution

Editor’s Note: The dialogue and descriptions in this article are fictional; they reflect an imaginary, hypothetical interview with Norman Borlaug taking place in 1970. However, the events mentioned are all historically accurate. For Norman Borlaug—or “Norm,” as he insists on being called—the potted tulips are much more than sweet-smelling decorations. His

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Betsy DeVos’s Visit to Bellevue Draws Protests

Last Friday, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke at the conservative think-tank Washington Policy Center in Bellevue. She reinforced her support for charter schools, usually privately-owned schools operating independently of public schools that receive government funding. Some view charter schools as a public asset while others believe they give

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