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Now if they would just put down the Xbox controller... The availability of such e-books on smart phones could make a real difference if reading could only be made like ...
by annieli
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 07:09 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
For more than a decade, Corinthian Colleges, Inc. has been the target of lawsuits and state and federal investigations for its deceptive marketing, falsification of employment placement rates and ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 08:08 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
Protests against the death of Freddie Gray have spread to New York City, where hundreds of people have gathered in solidarity with the Baltimore protesters. Umaara Elliott, one of the New York ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 04:43 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Nearly 51 years ago I graduated from Morgan State College. I was the only white boy in my graduating class, the only one in the school. My story is a long one, better read in detail in the memoir I ...
by stephenforeman
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 01:45 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Legislators are reacting to complaints about bad grades on their first schools report card with a touch of profiling and a good dose of conservative values added to the curriculum. Among the ...
by windsong01
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 12:51 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Not from teaching, but from using a pseudonym to write about teaching. I am still teaching. But I have many other things right now that require my attention, and for now, I am done writing on dKos ...
by Shakespeares Sister
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 11:19 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
(Wisconsinites see much deeper deficits. The Press has a duty to broadcast these to the nation.) A recent puff-piece suggested Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, the white-bread Republican ...
by Heywaitaminute
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 10:47 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
At this time when we are dealing with a complex issue of race relations and how we can have a discussion so that we ALL can see how we are affected by this, I am reminded of a simple experiment ...
by restondem
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 10:27 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I had an appointment with my lawyer the other day about my will, and he was telling me that he had worked part time at the steel mill to pay for his college. He also explained that when he ...
by brown7228
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 10:09 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Today I realized that Facebook is a place that sets off my emotions and makes my blood boil! A few months ago my blood pressure rose because of a statement ...
by allenels
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 05:04 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Hi all! I know, long time, no hear. I'm still ...
by Elisa
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 02:42 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
One of Corinthian Colleges' for-profit campuses. The drawn-out collapse of Corinthian Colleges was completed Sunday with the company's announcement that 28 of its campuses would be immediately ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 02:07 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
Standing room only A Marin County elementary school has decided to ditch the traditional desks with chairs for a more modern standing-desk ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 01:01 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
When it comes to the Baltimore riots, this guy gets it. Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby was interviewed by Fox News in which he eloquently said that the rioting was wrong but explained the ...
by GleninCA
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 11:42 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
[https://www.hmpadmin.com/portal/programs/fha_hamp.jsp HAMP] is a Home Affordable Modification Program designed to help people behind on their mortgage with hardships keep their home. Getting it ...
by rktect
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 09:33 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Obama's the one who's wrong on this, not Elizabeth Warren. It's wrong to put cheap goods above human rights and the environment (despite Obama's assertions to the contrary which we can't check now ...
by mbhiii
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 09:35 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Despite the hundreds of community members who turned out Monday to protest and testify against a state takeover of schools in Holyoke, Massachusetts, the state Board of Elementary and Secondary ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
If the Navy taught me one thing, it’s that shameless self-promotion is the best, if not only, way to advance in your field and life. Sometimes you just have to put aside the pre-programmed ...
by Evan Williams
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 01:11 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Meeting new, and interesting people on the way to work I never hear much about the dirty little secret the One Percent have gone out of their way to hide. I'm talking about the details of the "...
by thepanamarick
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 01:36 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The Democrats assembled a blue ribbon panel to review what went wrong in the 2014 elections. Four months later, the panel published its analysis and recommendations. By and large, the result ...
by Ruffbear7
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 08:26 AM PDT with 0 Recommends