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This index lists the title, publication, and publication date for past articles posted to izzit.org, along with the full text of the accompanying discussion questions. Due to copyright restrictions, we do not archive articles on izzit.org. In most cases it is possible to retrieve articles by doing a web search for the title of the article. Please email currentevents@izzit.org if you need assistance.

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izzit.org Post Date Article Title Publisher Date Published Readablility Discussion Questions
4/13/2022 Are plastic bag bans backfiring? Tech Crunch 3/30/2022 11.5 View
10/21/2021 Georgia professors rally against proposed tenure review changes The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 10/12/2021 12.6 View
10/22/2021 "Zombie foreclosure" no joke to Chicago widow, 70 The Chicago Sun Times 10/15/2021 9.3 View
9/2/2022 Chicago-area students, debtors react to President Biden’s $10,000 loan forgiveness plan The Chicago Tribune 8/25/2022 8.3 View
9/1/2022 As food prices soar with inflation, Chicagoans rethink dining out The Chicago Tribune 8/12/2022 10.2 View
9/30/2021 Chicago mayor proposes biggest cash assistance program in the country The Chicago Tribune 9/20/2021 11.4 View
3/16/2022 More remote workers are moving to small towns The Chicago Tribune 3/4/2022 11.2 View
4/15/2022 How QR Codes Work and What Makes Them Dangerous The Conversation 4/7/2022 8.8 View
12/8/2021 GA State Senator Proposes to Eliminate State Income Tax The Gainesville (GA) Times 11/19/2021 10.7 View
9/9/2022 Man Organizes Redo of School Football Match After 50 Years of Feeling Guilty for Scoring Dubious Goal The Good News Network 9/1/2022 9.8 View
2/10/2022 New Company Turns 100 Tons of Non-Recyclable Plastic into Building Blocks for Construction The Good News Network 1/26/2022 10.4 View
9/19/2022 Guns bought through credit cards in the US will now be trackable The Guardian 9/10/2022 12.3 View
12/13/2021 ‘Not great news’: US boss fires 900 employees on a Zoom call The Guardian 12/7/2021 9.3 View
9/30/2021 Hartford High School back to classes, but some students question whether order will be restored The Hartford Courant 9/23/2021 10.4 View