Education

Jon Queally, staff writer
Those are the calls being voiced in the streets of London on Wednesday as thousands of students marched for publicly-funded ("free") education nationwide. The protest was also billed as a direct challenge to austerity cuts to higher education imposed by the conservative government led by David Cameron. Organizers said the march is just the...
Jon Queally, staff writer
When will students and recent college graduates shake off the burden of...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Protesters furious at the alleged massacre of 43 Mexican student-teachers, and...

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...