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November 6, 2011

The Civilians turned ULURP into a song. Now ProPublica tunes up redistricting and hyrdrofracking.

Atlantic Yards Report

So, remember when The Civilians, for their musical play In the Footprint: The Battle over Atlantic Yards, produced a song about ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Procedure) to help explain the difference between city and state oversight?

They were ahead of their time. (So much for the Brooklyn Paper's scorn.)

Turns out that Pro Publica, the nonprofit public interest journalism organization, has begun to produce catchy song videos to help audiences ease into complicated topics like redistricting and hydrofracking. Examples below.

Click through and give a listen.

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Posted by steve at November 6, 2011 5:14 PM