FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The Army captain who has accused Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair of sexually assaulting her during their three-year relationship was an ambitious soldier with plans to make the military her career, much like the boss she loved and admired.
Data show poorer families are bearing the brunt of college price hikes
By Jon Marcus and Holly K. Hacker
America’s colleges and universities are quietly shifting the burden of their big tuition increases onto low-income students, while many higher-income families are seeing their college costs rise more slowly, or even fall, an analysis of federal data shows.
(Corrects to recreational from medical marijuana in paragraph 2) By Sharon Bernstein LOS ANGELES, March 9 (Reuters) - California Democrats adopted a platform on Sunday calling for an inflation-adjusted minimum wage and an end to solitary confinement in prisons as part of a strongly progressive agenda in a state where the party has gained dominance by moving to the political center.
"It is better to be roughly right than precisely wrong," argued the legendary British economist John Maynard Keynes, one of history's greatest thinkers. His ideas on the fragile balance between capitalism and democracy enlightened a whole generation of leaders and policy-makers, who managed to overcome the tumultuous aftermath of the Great Depression with cold minds and warm hearts.
Finance. Food. Fuel. Water. Resource scarcity. Climate chaos. Poverty. Terrorism. State terrorism. Financial oligarchies. We have entered an Age of Disruption. Yet the possibility of profound personal, societal, and global renewal has never been more present and real. Now is our time.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- This year's Conservative Political Action Conference was teeming with young people, many of whom sported "Stand with Rand" T-shirts in both an homage to Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and a sign of the spread of libertarianism among young Republicans.