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Entries by Saki Knafo from 03/2012

Occupy Wall Street Spreads To Colleges With Protests Against Student Debt

Posted 03.01.2012 | College

Students from colleges and high schools around the country gathered Thursday for protests and rallies called the National Day of Action for Education....

George Cleveland, Republican Rep, Claims No Extreme Poverty In North Carolina As Preschool Cuts Weighed

Posted 03.02.2012 | Education

There's no such thing as extreme poverty in North Carolina. At least that's what Rep. George Cleveland, a Republican in the state assembly, claimed Th...

Occupy Wall Street Protests Mitt Romney Outside Waldorf Fundraiser

Posted 03.14.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- On Wednesday afternoon, about one hundred Occupy protesters gathered outside the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in midtown Manhattan, where former ...

Occupy Wall Street's 6-Month Anniversary Observed By Leftists, Crashed By Protestors

Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

Exactly six months after the first protestors spread out their sleeping bags in an unloved little park in Lower Manhattan, sparking a movement that sw...

Strand Bookstore Workers Fight For Better Contract

Posted 03.23.2012 | New York

Visitors to the Strand Book Store, a quirky bastion of the New York intellectual tradition on Broadway and 12th Street, may have noticed that the plac...

Head Start Agencies Sue Over Obama's Recompetition Rules

Posted 03.28.2012 | Education

Not long ago, Bob Ruseau, a stay-at-home dad who lives in Medford, Mass., ran into an old friend from the neighborhood who said she was surprised by h...

Michael Bloomberg's Budget Proposal Elicits Protest From Campaign For Children

Posted 03.29.2012 | New York

A coalition of more than 150 New York organizations, ranging from the Police Athletic League to the Children's Aid Society, have signed a letter urgin...