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California State University faculty ready to strike

The California Faculty Association demonstrated in front of the California State University Board of Trustees headquarters.


Today in history: President Truman proposes national health program

Truman said, "The health of American children, like their education, should be recognized as a definite public responsibility." 


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.



Indigenous News: treaty rights, logos, Oak Flat, mascots

Change the Mascot says about a dozen schools have dropped Native mascots over the past two years and another 20 are considering a change.


Rebel Souls: Day of the Dead celebration (with video)

Day of the Dead is a 2,000-year-old indigenous tradition practiced mainly in Mexico and Central America.


Today in history: Bicentennial of pioneer feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an abolitionist and leading figure of the early women's movement.


Allegiant Air pilot fired for evacuating passengers from smoking plane

"The single most important responsibility a pilot has is to protect the safety of his passengers and flight crew."


No joy in Wisconsin Mudville as state economy strikes out

The Walker approach hasn't opened Wisconsin to business, it has propelled an exodus.


Veterans Day: Honoring those who served and reflecting on our future

There has been a continuing struggle to honor veterans not only on this holiday, but all year round.


Jaywalking leads to series of brutal arrests in Austin, Texas

A man who recorded the incident said it began when he and friends were walking across a barricaded street and the light changed as they were crossing.

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