Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tag: college

This is how white privilege goes to college

The recent college cheating scandal surprises no one. The super-rich have long relied on “legacy admissions” to get them into their elite college of choice.

Elizabeth Warren launches investigation into sudden collapse of for-profit college chain

Warren and several other senators demanded the Department take immediate steps to aid and protect students, veterans, and taxpayers in the wake of the significant collapse.

Fossil fuel divestment debates on campus spotlight the societal role of...

Divestment debates are forcing colleges and universities to reconsider how to contribute to a more resilient and sustainable future.

Students with drug and alcohol addiction no longer have to choose...

The program offers students a supportive environment in what is typically known as “a recovery-hostile environment.”

STUDY: Evening Cable News Spent Less Than Two and a Half...

Only 2 percent of guests discussing these issues identified as current or recent borrowers — 6 percent were students.

For-Profit Colleges Are Scandal Machines

This corrupt higher education "industry" ought to be put out of business.

Hard Knocks U

There are more horror stories about private for-profit corporate colleges than ouchies in a bramble patch. Meanwhile a $1.3 trillion mountain of debt is weighing down students at all types of U.S. colleges, endangering our entire economy.

Why College Isn’t (and Shouldn’t Have to be) for Everyone

Why do we encourage our young people through a single funnel called a four-year college education? It’s time we stop pressuring every young person to go to college and, instead, offer an alternative route into the middle class.

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

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.

College Bowl Games Become Corporate Money Games

College football bowl games are just another piece of our culture that's been purchased for the enrichment of corporate interests. Where did team spirit go?

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Bernie urges FDA to swiftly resolve drug recall

"We also believe that FDA’s responsibility to American patients includes a responsibility to be transparent when possible, a commitment that has not been fulfilled in this case.”

Pete Buttigieg is a sharp corporate tool

The mayor continues to falsely characterize Medicare for All -- no matter how much confusion and disinformation he creates along the way.

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Military spending’s out of control while slashing it could easily fund Medicare for All

Moment of truth on military spending in the NY Times.

‘Corruption’ and ‘disgrace’: White House confirms that G7 summit will exclude any mention of...

"Not only is Trump using the powers of the presidency to enrich himself, which is blatantly unconstitutional. He is ignoring a massive international crisis that threatens humanity. What a disgrace."