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student protests

Fueled in part by growing inequality, tensions between universities and the public they're supposed to serve have resulted in a new era of burgeoning student unrest.

In the seven years since the financial crisis, none of the top executives at the Wall Street banks that fueled and profited from the housing bubble have been held to account – even as their companies admitted wrongdoing and paid billions in fines.

TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Fast Track, Congress

As Congress hotly debates the biggest trade deal in a generation, its backers have turned on the cash spigot in the hopes of getting it passed.

college bureaucracy, college debt, student loans, university privatizations

University bureaucracies are furthering the neo-liberalization of education, which is now viewed as a business.

On Wednesday, nine Democratic senators came out in support of a resolution to make four-year public colleges in the U.S. debt-free.

March Against Monsanto, Monsanto, GMOs, genetically modified organisms, genetic seeds

Saturday marked the third annual March Against Monsanto, as thousands of people in at least 48 countries protested the American biotech giant.

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Spain’s 15-M Movement made the move from city squares to the halls of power on Sunday in municipal and regional elections that saw the ruling People’s party battered at the ballot box.

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On Wednesday, nine Democratic senators came out in support of a resolution to make four-year public colleges in the U.S. debt-free.

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college bureaucracy, college debt, student loans, university privatizations

University bureaucracies are furthering the neo-liberalization of education, which is now viewed as a business.

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financial transactions tax, FTT, Robin Hood tax

The FTT proposed last week by presidential candidate Bernie Sanders would impose a sales tax on stocks and other financial assets, forcing speculators to pay a tax on their trades just like people who buy shoes or clothes.

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TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Fast Track, Congress

As Congress hotly debates the biggest trade deal in a generation, its backers have turned on the cash spigot in the hopes of getting it passed.

One lesson of the 2014 election cycle: More money came from fewer people.

water protections, Clean Water Act, American Farm Bureau Federation, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA

Drinking water for 117 million Americans will be protected under new rules shielding small streams, tributaries and wetlands from pollution and development.

Lawrence Lessig, Marianne Williamson, Killswitch, New Hampshire Rebellion, Move to Amend, WolfPAC, money in politics, Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, Article V convention, Citizens United, campaign finance reform

On June 4, two of the nation’s leading voices against political corruption, Lawrence Lessig and Marianne Williamson, will join Occupy.com's screening of "Killswitch" in a call for sweeping citizen action to root money out of politics in 2016.

Arab Spring, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood, Hosni Mubarak, Tahrir Square

The timing of Morsi's death sentence couldn’t have been better for Egyptian authorities – since the U.S. news media that week was focused on another high profile death sentence, that of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev.

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