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Students Are Paying More at Public Colleges and Getting Less in Return 5.10.2018 Truthout.com
Low-income students and students of color are particularly feeling the squeeze.

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Why New York State Should Guarantee Public Education Through College 23.9.2018 Truthout.com
Every child needs guaranteed access to a debt-free education to reach their full potential in the 21st century.

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New Legislation Gives Access to Medication Abortion at Public Colleges 21.9.2018 Truthout.com
The Student Right to Access Act fixes a serious gap in on-campus reproductive health care.

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Study: Teachers Leave For-Profit Charter Schools at “Alarming” Rates 7.9.2018 Truthout.com
Teachers want more control over their own classrooms.

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Plutocracy Now! 6.9.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
The United States today qualifies as a plutocracy – on a number of grounds, and it is having a profound impact on the media, education and think tanks–indeed on the whole of society, says Michael Brenner.  By Michael Brenner Plutocracy…Read more →
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As the School Year Begins, More Teachers Across the Country Could Soon Strike 4.9.2018 Truthout.com
The combative spirit that first took root in West Virginia is still spreading.

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'Rush': The other Founding Father from Philadelphia named Benjamin 2.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Stephen Fried's biography argues that Benjamin Rush -- a pioneering physician, writer and a signatory to the Declaration of Independence -- belongs on the historical tier of Benjamin Franklin.
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In a Historic Move, Los Angeles Educators Vote To Strike 1.9.2018 Truthout.com
The second largest school district in the country voted 98 percent to 2 percent to authorize the strike.

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Standing Against Privatization: Puerto Rico’s Teachers Strike Wednesday 15.8.2018 Truthout.com
Members of the Federación de Maestros de Puerto Rico are planning a one-day strike to defend public education.

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ALEC Is Pushing a New Slate of Viciously Anti-Worker, Pro-Corporate Laws 15.8.2018 Truthout.com
This is ALEC’s menu of policy proposals at a New Orleans conference.

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Black Lives Matter in Our Schools: Developing an Anti-Racist Pedagogy 12.8.2018 Truthout.com
"Teaching for Black Lives" offers educators insights into intersectional Black identities and overlapping oppressions.

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Who's on the DFL primary ballot in the 5th? Meet the candidates 30.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Voters in Minneapolis and neighboring suburbs will elect a new member of Congress this year. The 5th Congressional District seat has been in Democratic hands since 1963, which means the August DFL primary will likely decide who goes to Washington.
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Transcript: Obama's speech at the 2018 Nelson Mandela annual lecture 18.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The former president spoke in Johannesburg on Tuesday. Here is the full transcript.
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Bradley Foundation Funds Web of Climate Change Deniers 13.7.2018 Truthout.com
The Bradly Foundation promotes fossil fuel industry interests at the expense of the environment.

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America Can Ride the 21st Century's Waves of Change 28.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Fasten your seat belt. From work to warfare to welfare, technology is transforming the world.
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Supreme Court’s “Janus” Ruling Will Hurt Children 26.6.2018 Truthout.com
This case is the culmination of the conservative movement’s decades-long effort to strike at the heart of workers’ ability to organize.

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Unions Forge Partnerships With Communities for the Common Good 8.6.2018 Truthout.com
Unions are fighting for quality of life, not just contracts.

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Today: Inside the Mexican Mafia 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

How does a notorious gang operate inside the L.A. County jails and other detention facilities?

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Inside the Mexican Mafia

Federal prosecutors call it “a gang of gangs.” With only 140 full members, the Mexican Mafia is said to control Latino street gangs around the U.S. and crime within...

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California's public universities on the way to getting a big longed-for boost in funding 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The University of California and California State University systems are poised to get major funding boosts that will help them enroll thousands of additional state students and eliminate the need for tuition increases in the coming school year.

A key Assembly budget panel on Wednesday approved...

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Donna Edwards gets backing of SEIU Local 500 in race for county executive 22.5.2018 Washington Post
Donna Edwards gets backing of SEIU Local 500 in race for county executive
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