Education

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
A "March for Dignity" drew thousands to the Spanish capital on Saturday in the latest show of mass opposition to the government's harsh austerity policies that have slashed public goods—from education to public health to unemployment assistance. As they marched through Madrid, protesters carried banners that read, "Food, jobs and a roof with...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
"The state of Black America is in crisis—and we see justice challenged at every...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The differences between the four budget proposals recently put forth by...

Further

In the name of a sometimes questionable transparency - if you don't like something but can't do much about it, does it help to know about it? - the Defense Department publishes daily reports on the contracts they've awarded. On Jan. 14, it authorized spending over $800 million on military equipment and services. That was down to just under $300 million the next day, when the House passed a massive budget bill that includes $572 billion for defense - down from what was requested, but still...