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Who will pay for everybody's free college?

A tax on Wall Street speculation will not only make public colleges and universities tuition-free, it will substantially lower interest rates on college debt.

 

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MillionStudentMarch demands end to education profiteering, wage stagnation

According to the #MillionStudentMarch website, 58 percent of the $1 trillion owed in student loans are held by the poorest 23 percent of Americans.

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Today in Native American history: Russell Means is born

This date in 1939 marks the birth of Russell Charles Means, activist for the rights of Native American people.

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Health care activists demand improved Medicare for all (with video)

"When you can keep 20 cents on the dollar in profit, and don't deliver healthcare for it, that truly is blood money."

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Bay area residents demand affordable housing

Workers are not going to stand for housing prices that make it impossible for them to work and live in the Bay Area.

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Tamir Rice's family asks for special prosecutor

The family of Tamir Rice, 12-year-old Black child shot by police last November, and their attorneys denounced the nearly one-year delay in charging officers responsible.

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Today in history: Catholic antiwar activist Phil Berrigan born

The American peace activist and former Roman Catholic priest, was born on this date in 1923.

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CBCF National Town Hall focuses on Black Lives Matter movement

The development of the #BlackLivesMatter movement was given intense attention from many different perspectives.

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Washington D.C.: Days of Action against Cuba blockade

The U.S. could profit in many ways from open relations and sharing of resources.

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Fight over Dyett High reaches tense new stage

CPS has announced a plan for Dyett, but not the one fought for by the hunger striking community members.

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