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Borrowers with federal student loans appear to be buckling under the weight of their debt, as more than half of Direct Loans – the most common type of federal student loan – aren't being repaid on time or as expected.

To understand Ferguson one must understand Kinloch – a once vibrant middle-class community in north St. Louis County and the first incorporated black community in the state – which today lies vacant and decayed.

We are in a global battle of the people versus the plutocrats and this battle has a ticking timer called the climate crisis.

As state-of-the-art buildings belonging to some of the world's biggest, richest tech firms contrast with the child poverty and unemployment outside, it may not be long before London's less privileged residents take action.

How four decades of lobbying and legislation gave corporations dominion over our economy—and eroded the American middle class.

With a shift in media underway, there's an opportunity for alternative online news sources to turn youth apathy into engagement and cynicism into a demand for social and political change.

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New but little-known Pentagon directives authorize the use of armed drones against American citizens in the homeland in the context of domestic emergencies.

Posted 6 days 15 hours ago

Charlie Hardy, the 75-year-old former Catholic priest now running for Senate, wants to halt NSA spying on ordinary citizens and overturn Citizens United with a Constitutional amendment.

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Thousands of climate activists from across Europe are expected to join local protesters on the German-Polish border for a mass demonstration against a huge coal mining project.

Posted 5 days 22 hours ago

A lot has changed since we last published this report during the Occupy movement in 2011. With major protests in the news again, we decided it's time to update our cell phone guide for protestors.

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Robin Hood Tax

Titanic banks have hit the LIBOR iceberg. The charges of racketeering, antitrust violations, wire fraud, bid-rigging and price-fixing are adding up. Will lawsuits sink the ship?

Tar Sands Resistance Escalates in Massachusetts

Ahead of a national week of actions against the Keystone XL pipeline, activists in Massachusetts turned up the heat early with 26 arrests on Monday.

Poetry: Proposal to Change the World

We have grown tolerant of lying on every level of our national existence, yet everybody hates being lied to. In our private lives we rarely stand for what in public we barely notice.

Profiles: CSU Hunger Strikers Speak

Last Friday, after three days leading a hunger strike against student debt, a small group from Students for Quality Education (SQE) met with California State University Chancellor Charles Reed, Christine Helwick, Esq., and systemwide police chief Nate Johnson at CSU headquarters in Long Beach.

A war is being waged against the American people by the super rich. And it is escalating.

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