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For-profit College Group, Linked to ALEC, Keeps Working to Harm Students and Taxpayers

David_Halperin | Posted 02.08.2014 | College
David_Halperin

It's a busy time for APSCU, the trade association of America's for-profit colleges. The group spends its time trying to block reasonable measures to hold the worst actors in its industry responsible for their systematic abuses of students and taxpayers.

Disconnect, Anonymity and Intimacy

Annette Insdorf | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

If you are reading this sentence, you are probably part of the online universe into which the new film Disconnect is wired. Moving, smart and troubling, this ensemble piece is directed by Henry-Alex Rubin from a script by Andrew Stern.

Movie Review: Disconnect

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Disconnect is upsetting, exhilarating and frightening in equal measures. It's got the ability to pierce your complacency with its cautionary tale.

Labor Day Irony: The People Who Want to Cut Social Security All Have Great Retirement Plans

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

If the Deficit Commission members want their recommendations for cuts to have any credibility, they should pledge to live on the same Social Security benefits that they would impose for other Americans.