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Racist murder at a Wisconsin temple

Nicole Colson reports on the mass killing at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin--and explains that the broader climate of racism after 9/11 likely sparked this act of terrorism.

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Tuesday, 07 August 2012 07:06

Share our Future by CLASSE

CLASSE calls on unions and other social struggles to join in the rejection of neoliberalism and build a different kind of future for students and workers

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Monday, 06 August 2012 06:48

California Kicks For-Profit Colleges Out of State Student Grant Program

Exactly 154 California colleges, 137 of which are for-profit schools, will no longer be able to offer students state aid for the 2012-2013 school year because those schools failed to meet new state regulations.

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Thursday, 02 August 2012 05:19

Facing An Emergency, We’re Still Asking, “Where’s the Beef?”

As you likely know from this arid summer, America is suffering through the worst drought since 1950. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, half of all counties in the nation are officially disaster areas - a situation that has devastated the country's supply of agriculture commodities. Consequently, food prices are expected to skyrocket, and eventually, water-dependent power plants may be forced to shut down.

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Friday, 03 August 2012 06:45

Anaheim Protests Show Deep Divides in Class and Race

Anger over two fatal police shootings in Anaheim, Calif., the home of Disneyland, has led to the eruption of longstanding race and class tensions.

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Friday, 03 August 2012 06:55

Exhaustive Study Finds Global Elite Hiding Up to $32 Trillion in Offshore Accounts

A new report reveals how wealthy individuals and their families have between $21 and $32 trillion of hidden financial assets around the world in what are known as offshore accounts or tax havens.

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Tuesday, 31 July 2012 15:26

Voting Systems’ Plagues Go Far Beyond Identification

Twelve years after a too-close-to-call presidential contest in Florida ended in a divisive Supreme Court ruling, the country’s voting systems remain as deeply flawed as ever.

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Tuesday, 31 July 2012 15:26

Latin America Moves Left and Forward by Carmelo Ruiz-marrero

The Foro de Sao Paulo (FSP), a forum that brings together most of the Latin American left, had its 18th meeting in the Venezuelan city of Caracas

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Wednesday, 01 August 2012 06:47

60 Percent of Louisiana Prison Doctors Disciplined by State Med Board

Earlier this year the New Orleans Times-Picayune published an explosive series on Louisiana's status as the world's prison capital. Now there's more damning information on the injustices that happen inside of those prison walls. The paper reported late Sunday that 60 percent of the state's prison doctors have been disciplined by Louisiana's medical board for issues ranging from pedophilia to substance abuse.

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Tuesday, 31 July 2012 09:02

Burlington Riot Police Fire Pepper Spray, Projectiles at Protesters

Police in Burlington violently suppress an environmental protest by firing pepper spray and projectiles at activists.

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Tuesday, 31 July 2012 09:03

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