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Victory for Municipal Broadband: FCC Sides with Communities in Internet Access Fight
'The human faces of those who are condemned to second-rate broadband are a message to all of us,' said FCC commissioner Tom Wheeler.
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The True Root of Hunger: The Economics of Organic Farming
Hunger kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined, according to the U.N. World Food Programme. Yet there is a widespread misunderstanding of why this is.
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Occupation Tourism: Savor AC, Wi-fi, Heated Pool, Breakfast Buffet and Picturesque Views Where Disenfranchised People Once Lived
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Free College Plan Will Help, Not Hurt, Low-Income Students
President Obama recently introduced a proposal to make two years of community college free nationwide. This is a bold effort that might not have been necessary twenty years ago, but today it is sorely needed. There is a popular perception that community college is already free or nearly free,...
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A National Cry for Criminal Justice Reform
On the heels of the Michael Brown , Eric Garner , and Trayvon Martin tragedies — and in light of more recent injustices like the fatal shooting of Antonio Zambrano-Montes , an unarmed Mexican national whom Pasco, Wash., police officers saw fit to shoot multiple times despite his apparent surrender...
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Finding Freedom: In Struggles We Gain Strength, In Truth We Find Peace
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The 'Corinthian 15' Take A Stand By Not Paying Their Student Loans
Many students graduating from universities face a mountain of student loans so large, escaping its shadow seems almost impossible. But a group of former students today is taking matters into their own hands. With the help of Rolling Jubilee , a campaign that purchases student loan debt and then...
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Norway Muslims to Jews: If Someone Wants To Attack You, They'll Have To Step Over Us First
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Harvard Embattled as Students, Faculty, & Alumni Join Forces for Divestment
'Unless and until institutions like Harvard act to stigmatize the root causes of global warming, we will remain addicted to a system of energy production and economic injustice that guarantees catastrophe.'
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From ‘Demos’ to ‘Podemos’: Popular Uprisings in Greece and Spain
In ancient Greece, the birthplace of democracy, power derived from “demos,” the people. Well, the people of contemporary Greece have been reeling under austerity for five years, and have voted to put an end to it. In January, the anti-austerity Syriza Party was swept to power in national elections...
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