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Am I Black Enough?

By the time it happened, I had considered us a pretty close group of friends. We’d all come from different pockets of the country—Maryland, New Jersey, Philly, New York, Los Angeles—but had arrived at Sproul Hall eager to be on our own for the first time.Read more…

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Ebola Racism Reaches a New Low

A community college in Texas is rejecting students from countries with ‘confirmed Ebola cases,’ even if that means cutting students with little to no risk of contracting the disease.

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Ebola Racism Reaches a New Low in Texas

A community college rejects students from countries with ‘confirmed Ebola cases,’ even if that means cutting students with little to no risk of contracting the disease.

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Anatomy of a Mexican Student Massacre

For almost a century a teacher’s college in rural Mexico has been training educators and activists. Last month, dozens were abducted and slaughtered—by the police.

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Modern Family Actors Crash Frat Party, Interrupt Students Mid-Sex Act

Two college students who were recently interrupted mid-coitus were reportedly cool with it when they realized the drunk party-crashers were also famous television stars.Read more…

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Economic Update: The Economics of Corporations

This episode covers the economics of migrants, choosing not to go to college, and corporate tax dodgers and their effects. We also discuss the economics of insurance and the basic economics of capitalist corporations, and respond to listeners’ questions on the Rockefellers selling their fossil fuel holdings and the economics of “mutual” companies. Download the show To listen in live on Saturdays at noon, visit WBAI’s Live Stream Economic Update is in partnership with Truthout.org Your radio station needs Economic Update! If you are a radio station, check this out. If you want to hear Economic Update on your favorite local station, send them this. Visit Professor Wolff’s social movement project, democracyatwork.info. Permission to reprint Professor Wolff’s writing and videos is granted on an individual basis. Please contact profwolff@rdwolff.com to request permission. We reserve the right to refuse or rescind permission at any time.

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Harvard’s endowment grew 15.4% last year and now stands at $36.4 billion.

Harvard’s endowment grew 15.4% last year and now stands at $36.4 billion. Harvard remains very rich . If you give money to Harvard rather than to a better charity, you are an asshole. Read more…

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What Can We Learn From the New Yorker’s Bard College Alumni Letter?

In this week’s New Yorker, Alice Gregory puzzles over the future of tiny Bard College, from which (as she discloses in an oddly coy aside) she graduated five years ago. If you want to learn about the college, which is basically a precious hipster Marxist summer camp where 60 to 80 percent of the student body is high all the time, by all means, read the article. But you won’t find any of the interesting stuff about the school’s students. Instead, you’ll find a propaganda piece about the school’s eclectic president, Leon Botstein. Read more…

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LSU Frat-Boy Brawl Documented With Perfect Video Selfie

On Saturday, the eighth-ranked LSU Tigers beat the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks 31-0 in a drama-free home game. Far more exciting than that shutout was the frat-boy showdown that one attendee documented outside.Read more…

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Universities Try Tortured Reasoning to Avoid Divestment

The University of California is the latest major university to find itself arguing over whether or not divestment from fossil fuels is a worthwhile idea. Is it? Yes. But you it is also a self-fulfilling prophecy, either way.Read more…

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My Non-First World Problems

These essays written by Iraqi students attending college in Kurdistan chronicle life in wartime for young people trying to study and survive in a country ripped apart by violence.

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‘Schumacher files offered for sale’

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Medical files purporting to relate to F1 legend Michael Schumacher, recovering from a ski injury, are being offered for sale, his managers warn.

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