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Immigration Reform Rally Was Also About Youth and the Future

An estimated 60,000 converged on the Capitol on Wednesday to tell Congress to take legislative action to enact comprehensive and fair immigration reform. To borrow a line from so many of yesterday’s speakers and protesters, “the time is now.” But one group that...

Protect All Student Borrowers

When you’re a student taking out a loan, should the amount of protection you get from fraud differ based on the size of the lender? That is the question the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is about to decide as it draws up new regulations for student loan...

Sequester Hurts The Troops

The next time your Republican representative says they support the troops, laugh and call them a liar because they obviously don’t care enough to make sure the men and women in the military will be able to afford college. Due to the sequester many branches of the...

Left and Right Agree: Cut The Pentagon

You wouldn’t know it from the shopping list drawn up for the Pentagon by defense hawks in Congress, but we’re long past the days of contending with a global superpower developing weapons that rival our own and flaunting its military might in menacing, destabilizing...

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