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Shaivalini Parmar: Migrant children need protection, not detention

Sep 2, 2014

Sept. 2, 2014 - The American public became aware of tens of thousands of Central American children at the US-Mexico border after photos of kids jammed into overcrowded detention centers went viral. With fits and starts, the US has made some headway in moving most of these children into foster care and other appropriate...

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Write Right Tutoring

Aug 31, 2014

You’re a newly minted high school graduate or a mature student going back to get your degree. Either way, what makes you nervous about your college days ahead is the idea of all that writing you’re going to have to do.

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Richard Eskow: Looks Like Burger King’s Subjects Are Royally Pissed Off

Aug 29, 2014

Aug. 29, 2014 - Tolstoy wrote in "War and Peace" that "kings are the slaves of history." And when the "king" in question depends on the patronage of happy customers for his well-being, his monarchy is also a slave to public opinion. Unfortunately for Burger King, which intends to renounce its American status for...

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John Deans: Shell hasn’t been able to prove they can operate in the Arctic

Aug 29, 2014

Aug. 28 2014 - In response to news that Shell is preparing a new application to drill in the Arctic next year, Greenpeace Arctic Campaign Specialist John Deans said: Shell clearly believes the approval process is a formality and that it will be able ...

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Camisha Jones: How to Save the Life of the Next Michael Brown

Aug 28, 2014
Camisha Jones: How to Save the Life of the Next Michael Brown

August 28, 2014 - Michael Brown. Jordan Davis. Sean Bell. Trayvon Martin. The list of African-American boys and men gunned down at the hands of police officers and vigilantes just gets longer and longer. It makes me numb.

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Royally Screwed

Aug 27, 2014
Royally Screwed

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Ferguson

Aug 27, 2014
Ferguson

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Veteran Affairs

Aug 27, 2014
Veteran Affairs

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Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins: Greasing the Path to Military Intervention

Aug 27, 2014

Aug. 27, 2014 - What explains the never-ending justifications for U.S. involvement in Middle Eastern conflicts? In a word: oil. Sure, President Barack Obama may have dropped food and water on that desolate Iraqi mountaintop out of humanitarian concer...

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Robert L. Borosage: Let’s Give Workers Something to Cheer About

Aug 27, 2014
Robert L. Borosage: Let’s Give Workers Something to Cheer About

Aug. 27, 2014 - Labor Day is supposed to be a celebration of workers, but it's been a long time since workers have been celebrated — or for that matter, have had a reason to celebrate. That's because the union movement that gave us this holiday is, at least numerically, a shadow of its...

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