A tax on Wall Street speculation will not only make public colleges and universities tuition-free, it will substantially lower interest rates on college debt.
Tacoma voters approved a ballot measure to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2018, a partial victory.
According to the #MillionStudentMarch website, 58 percent of the $1 trillion owed in student loans are held by the poorest 23 percent of Americans.
Parents, civil rights leaders, elected officials, clergy and advocacy groups rallied outside the NYC Department of Education HQ.
"FES has actively opposed educational equity by working against fair funding for schools that serve high need students."
"As a result of the disastrous decision in the Citizens United case, the American political system has become totally corrupted."
Twice denied admission, he filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, alleging that the university had rejected him only because of his race.
Ohioans fed up with John Kasich's pro-1 percent policies came out in droves to protest their governor as he announced his bid for the Republican nomination for president
It was dedicated activism that accomplished these measures so that the benefits of living in a modern society can be accessed by millions more people.
If we want our nation to create more people like history's innovators and inventors, we would be wise to teach our children how to think like they did.