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For-profit colleges encourage fraud, government report finds

Overpriced, default, fraud. Sounds like a typical day on Wall Street, right? According to a Government Accountability Office report released last week, these signal a growing trend in the sales and marketing practices of private, for-profit universities.

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Cleveland protests Wall Street

Charging that "Wall Street values are strangling our community", 75 union and other activists held a lunch time rally in front of the downtown offices of the PNC and Huntington banks.

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C-SPAN broadcasts Communist Party USA keynote

Communist Party USA National Chairman Sam Webb delivers his keynote to the CPUSA convention and broadcasts, May 31, on C-SPAN.

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Local group fights genetically modified seed

Video: A worldwide campaign is emerging against corporate agribusiness's genetically modified foods and to preserve local seeds and crops. This video traces, one such effort the Semillas Criollas Indigenous Seed Project.

 

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Detroit book forum calls for new economy

Jim Wallis, founding editor-in-chief of Sojourners Magazine, a Christian social justice publication, calls for new values and new economy.

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Michael Moore's 'Capitalism' is labor of love for working America

On the year anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, filmmaker and slacker hero Michael Moore gave a gift to working America: an explanation of what happened.

In short: capitalism happened.

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