Democrats Search for Solution to Avoid Doubling of Student Loan Interest Rates

By: Wednesday April 4, 2012 8:15 am

Leading Democrats and the White House have taken note of the threat of a doubling of the student loan interest rate by June 30 (from 3.4% to 6.8%), and are working on steps to prevent it. However, they have to contend with a stingy House GOP that isn’t interested in finding the $6 billion or [...]

Update on the UC-Davis Pepper Spray Incident

By: Monday November 21, 2011 8:58 am

Let’s update the developments in the UC-Davis pepper spraying case. As we know, two unidentified police officers (we don’t even know if it includes the pepper spray wielder Lt. John Pike) have been placed on administrative leave, and chancellor Linda Katehi announced some vague investigation into the incident (because I guess the multiple pieces of [...]

Liberian Women Won the Nobel Peace Prize for Occupying Liberia

By: Monday November 21, 2011 7:07 am

The pepper-spraying incident at UC Davis, which has so far led only to two police officers being placed on administrative leave and one chancellor shamed by her students as she walked to her car, is sadly indicative of how we treat a certain type of peaceful protester in this country. That has been made extremely [...]

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