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Should Public Higher Education Be Free?

February 12, 2014
University of California AFT president Robert Samuels explains it is possible to provide free college education to all U.S. students, and as a consequence solve the student debt problem and the rising costs of tuition

Five Years After Lehman Brothers Fall, Big Banks Even Larger Pt. 2

September 12, 2013

In contrast to workers and homeowners, banks fully recover from the financial crisis.

Five Years After Lehman Brothers Fall, Big Banks Even Larger

September 12, 2013

In contrast to workers and homeowners, banks fully recover from the financial crisis.

Race, class and opportunity

August 28, 2013
Brian Jones: Obama admin. promoting privatization, competition and attacking unions instead of aiming for universal access to quality public education

Egypt

August 15, 2013
Lina Attalah: Egyptian Ministry of Interior uses light presence of firearms to justify aggressive military action that killed more than 500 peaceful sit-ins, as Saudi and Qatari power dynamics play out behind the scenes

Revealed: Banks Rewarded and Blacklisted Appraisers to Artificially Inflate Real Estate Prices

July 11, 2013

Thousands of appraisers warned Washington regulators of fraud during the seven years leading up to the housing crash

Fewer Adults Are Working Than Anytime Since 2001

June 24, 2013

Unemployment is falling, but the fastest growing job markets offer low pay

IMF Admits ‘Notable Failures’ During Greek Bailout

June 11, 2013

John Weeks: IMF admits failure during bailout of Europe; now it should face up to its role in Africa

Is unemployment "natural"?

April 3, 2013
Jesse Rothstein: Low wages and lack of purchasing power the real structural problem, skills training and more education is not the critical solution

Hamas Denies Role in Attack on Egyptian Military Post

March 21, 2013

The tension between Hamas and Egypt sharpens after Egyptian newspaper “Al-Ahram Al-Arabi” accuses three top members of Hamas of being involved in attack that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers