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Keeping the Promise of California's Master Plan for Higher Education

Alberto Torrico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alberto Torrico

Fifty years ago, visionary leaders created California's Master Plan for Higher Education. For decades the master plan provided millions of California...

AB 656: A Movement Both Online and Off

Alberto Torrico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alberto Torrico

The movement to save higher education is building momentum on the streets and on the Internet. Californians understand the stakes. Over the past ten ...

Fighting for Higher Education and the Future of California

Alberto Torrico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alberto Torrico

For the first time in California's history, our state government spent more money on prisons than higher education. It's a shocking figure - but not...

Lame Duck Terminator

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joseph A. Palermo

Schwarzenegger and his merry band of right-wing Republicans, who control a third of the state legislature, are intent on squeezing the last drops of blood from California's public institutions.

California: Killing the Goose that Lays the Golden Eggs

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joseph A. Palermo

Scwharzenegger and the Republicans who control California's finances have concluded it's not even worth trying to compete with India and China anymore, as evidenced by the "restructuring" of the California State University system.

Schwarzenegger's Budget Battle II: Another Bad Sequel

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

With the sequel to last February's budget battle ready for release it's only a matter of days before "those who have too little" get a beating once again from the richest ruling interests in the state.