October 2012

Chris Hedges Truthdig

The November election is not a battle between Republicans and Democrats. It is not a battle between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. It is a battle between the corporate state and us.  (more…)

A new report released Wednesday by the College Board finds that four-year college degrees have increased by an average 4.8 percent in the 2010-11 school year – more than triple the 1.4 percent rate of inflation during that same period.  (more…)

Asked about the strike that killed him, a senior adviser to the president’s campaign suggests he should’ve “had a more responsible father.” (more…)

Guardian U.K.

Britain has rebuffed US pleas to use military bases in the UK to support the build-up of forces in the Gulf, citing secret legal advice which states that any pre-emptive strike on Iran could be in breach of international law. (more…)

A survey of mostly nonprofit public and private four-year universities released Thursday reveals that the average student debt load for 2011 graduates increased yet again to $26,600, a 5 percent increase over 2010, according to the analysis by The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS). (more…)

Glenn Greenwald Guardian U.K.

Establishment journalists are creatures of a highly ideological world and often cause ideology to masquerade as neutral fact (more…)

Mother Jones

The oil giant has long said it has no responsibility for atrocities committed by the government soldiers it hired to protect its plant in Indonesia. Now the issue could be headed to the Supreme Court. (more…)

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