Poverty is not Inevitable: What we can do–NOW!

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Inequality and poverty are suddenly hot topics, not only in the United States but also across the globe. Since the early 1980s, there has been a growing underclass in America. At the same time a much smaller class, now called the superrich, built its wealth to levels of opulence not seen since France’s Louis XVI. Despite this, the resulting inequality

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Justice in Wrongful Conviction Settlements, But What About “Problem Prosecutors?”

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Paying Jabbar Collins $10 Million Doesn’t Address Problems With Prosecutors by Joe Sexton – ProPublica This story was co-published with the New York Daily News. The dollar figure was so large and the public statements of vindication and concession so harmonious, one might have been tempted to think the system had actually worked.

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New Coalition Urges Congress to Listen to Parents and Strengthen Student Privacy Protections

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A new coalition called the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy released a letter today to the leaders of the committees of the House and Senate Education Committees, urging Congress to strengthen FERPA and involve parents in the decision-making process to ensure that their children’s privacy is protected. Many of the groups and individuals in the Coalition were involved in the

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