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.
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.
New but little-known Pentagon directives authorize the use of armed drones against American citizens in the homeland in the context of domestic emergencies.
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.
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.
Five months after the police killing of 28-year-old Alejandro Nieto, protesters are returning to the streets Friday to demand justice – from San Francisco to Ferguson, Missouri.
We want a new ethical contract between citizens and representatives – and Barcelona is a decisive place to promote this much-needed democratic rebellion.
The as-yet-unapproved Energy East pipeline – the most expensive the company has ever proposed – would carry 1.1 million barrels of tar sands crude across Canada each day.
Rather than burying their heads in the sands, political and business leaders are maintaining the pretense to tackle climate change while actually focusing instead on how to manage its impacts—through militarization-—in the interests of elites.
All nine justices joined the Wednesday ruling in asserting that police must obtain a warrant to search the contents of cellphones seized from people they have arrested.