Richard Eskow, Mary Green Swig, Steven Swig: A Student Jubilee! Liberate 41 Million Americans From Crushing Loan Debt
We propose a Student Debt Jubilee which will forgive all $1.3 trillion in American student loans. . President Obama’s proposal for tuition-free community college education, and the broader discussion which … Continue reading
2011 E. B. Leisenring Jr., the scion of a powerful Pennsylvania coal family who led industry negotiators during a long and bitter mine workers’ strike in 1978, ignoring pleas by … Continue reading
Iraq War veteran Brian Turner reads two poems at the 2006 Dodge Poetry Festival.
How Israeli High-Tech Firms Will Up-Armor the U.S.-Mexican Border It was October 2012. Roei Elkabetz, a brigadier general for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), was explaining his country’s border policing … Continue reading
I grew up in an austere Protestant ethos in which the annotation of a book was desecration, as sinful as a Catholic mass. We were to cherish books and pass … Continue reading
Written in 1916 when Owen was a patient at Craiglockhart War Hospital in Edinburgh recovering from shell shock. The poem is a lament for young soldiers whose lives were lost in … Continue reading
Nigeria, one of the richest and most prosperous countries in Africa, boasting of the most educated group of Africans on earth, the most populous, most powerful militarily, has offered little … Continue reading