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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The University of Washington (UW) will divest roughly $2 million of its endowment from coal companies, citing "the seriousness of the climate change problem," after a vote by the school's board of regents Thursday night. "Our action today is the latest element of the University's long-term commitment to improving the environment through world-...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Protest comes just days after Conservative electoral victor. (Photo: Gary Horne Photography)
A spirited protest against austerity reportedly led by teenagers swept Bristol...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is calling for revolution. The independent...

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The world's leading war maker marks another Memorial Day, ostensibly a day for peace that too often betrays those "not fallen but pushed" in our ceaseless wars. Howard Zinn used the day to urge, "Let us not set out on the same old drunken ride to death." Fiercely echoing him: Mark Twain, Siegfried Sassoon, today's veterans. Perhaps most anguished was World War One's Wilfred Owen, who warned the ardent children of his time against "the old lie... it is sweet and right to die for your country."