Monday, July 24, 2017

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College was once free and for the public good – What happened?

Students didn’t have to worry about tuition and debt until higher education became more about personal gain than contributing to society.

Selling insurance across state lines

Experts cited several reasons that the across-state-lines idea wouldn’t be a cure for high premiums as the president implied.

Republicans are right: Going to college hurts

Women owe two-thirds of the nation’s outstanding $1.3 trillion student loan debt.

Africa: The next global economic frontier?

This vividly shows that the wealth of Africa is in the hands of the exploiting non-producing class which takes advantage of the exploited producing class.

In the last 40 years CEO pay has risen by 937% while worker wages...

America’s inequality problem continues to be the worst in the industrialized world. 

Citizens begin reclaiming coal country after decades of corporate land grabs

But figuring out who owns abandoned mines in Appalachia is harder than you’d think.

On the CFPB’s birthday, stand against sharks

The CFPB has provided an extraordinary amount of help to millions of Americans in just six years. Now it needs our help.

Good news on Social Security and Medicare? Reports show just that

This is a good point to keep in mind as the Republicans try to dismantle Obamacare.

The hypocrisy of Trump’s ‘Made in America’ week

Besides outsourcing, Trump also hired foreign workers at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida because many Americans cannot afford to live on his low wages.

Mick Mulvaney gives mix of Groundhog Day and flat out lies on MAGAnomics

Mulvaney has given us absolutely zero reason that Trump’s policies will lead to anything other than larger deficits, fewer people with health care, more dangerous workplaces, and a dirtier environment.