Friday, May 29, 2020

Students Launch Historic Debt Strike, Refusing to Pay Back Predatory College Loans

Fifteen former students of the for-profit Corinthian Colleges system decided not to pay back loans they took out to attend the college. They've launched the nation's first student debt strike against the crushing debt.
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Ocasio-Cortez & Markey unveil sweeping “Green New Deal” to radically shift U.S. off fossil...

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi seemed to mock the proposal on Wednesday, referring to it as a “green dream, or whatever they call it.”

WikiLeaks Launches Campaign to Offer $100,000 'Bounty' for Leaked Drafts of Secret TPP Chapters

WikiLeaks is raising a reward for the missing chapters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) the public hasn't seen. Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, discusses the campaign launch with Democracy Now.

Citizen Trump: How an American Caudillo Came to Dominate the 2016 Presidential Race

Would a Donald Trump presidency push the Democratic Party further to the right?

VIDEO: The Worst Trade Deal You Never Heard Of

Robert Reich explains the Trans-Pacific Partnership and gives reason to say “no” to fast-tracking. The deal is bad for the vast majority of Americans, watch and see why.

How Big Corporations Cheat Public Education

Corporations have been reaping the benefits of public education in the U.S. for more than 60 years and instead, are "skipping out on the taxes meant to sustain the educational system." Guess who suffers from repeated school cutbacks?

Chicago’s elections brought a lot of good news for Progressives—and Democratic Socialists

Rahm Emanuel is gone, and a new crop of left-wing city council members is coming to power.

Tax cuts defund the very things that boost the economy

There is no evidence that tax cuts bring economic growth, but they do cause income to concentrate at the top.

Tell Republicans In Congress: Don’t Cut Free Lunches For Poor Children

“Students should have more access to federally subsidized breakfast and summertime meals without sacrificing midday meals.”

Serving the Empire & NOT the People!!

Eric Holder, former Attorney General under President Obama, was being interviewed by that 'bulldog' of a reporter Chris Cuomo on his CNN ...