Saturday, February 23, 2019

Kaiser Permanente launches medical school with free tuition for the first five inaugural classes

With Kaiser Permanente's recent announcement, it is now the second medical school in the United States to become tuition-free and "eliminate the financial barrier to achieving a medical degree."

NationofChange joins thousands in fake national emergency response rally

NationofChange joined 50,000 other activists to show that people in this country would show up on a moments notice and say "No," when their government overreached.
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Amazon’s defeat in NYC galvanizes movement to end billion-dollar corporate welfare

The lawmakers who took down Amazon say their victory is just the beginning of a major fight against tax subsidies for huge companies.

How a failing capitalist system is allowing Amazon to cripple America

In the most extreme form of capitalism taxes do not exist. This is called "anarcho-capitalism." Among all corporations, Amazon may be the leading advocate of this philosophy.

Another critical watchdog report: Rotten food, decaying mattresses at New Jersey ICE contract lockup

Prior Inspector General reports have found medical neglect and other violations at other immigrant detention centers.

Inspired and inspiring, young people will change the world

The future belongs to the 3 billion or so under 25-year-olds of the world, many of whom are inspired and inspiring.
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One year after Parkland, 1,200 more kids are dead by gunfire – but students still...

Students who survived the massacre quickly came to national prominence as leading activists for gun control.

How colonization of the Americas killed 90 percent of their Indigenous people – and changed...

There is now scientific evidence that links climate change to the first encounter and the cumulative destruction of Indigenous societies.
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Denver teachers strike over bonus-based pay system, demanding reliable salary plan & better wages

The Denver teachers walked out Monday following 15 months of negotiations over a controversial bonus-based pay system that educators say leaves them unable to predict their salaries and guarantee financial security.