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Report: Charter Schools Waste and Fail across 12 States

Yesterday, the Center for Media and Democracy released a new report on the publicly-funded, privately-run and deregulated entities known as “charter schools.” The theory behind charter schools was that private entrepreneurs could run schools in communities much better than the communities themselves, if only they

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A List Of Indiana Businesses To Boycott

Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed into law this week a piece of education that protects the power of businesses to discriminate against people, using religion as an excuse. In response, huge numbers of people from around the United States are working quickly to make sure

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Pastors Behaving Badly

They’re driving drunk. They’re making up stories about getting shot by African-Americans. They’re having sex with kids. Christian pastors in America are behaving very badly indeed.

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Indiana University Goes on Strike

Indiana University is going on strike tomorrow. Demands: 1. Immediately reduce tuition and eliminate fees. 2. Stop privatization and outsourcing at IU. 3. End the wage freeze. 4. The university must honor its promise to double the enrollment of African-American students to 8%. 5. Abolish

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Mourdock And Romney Screw Up On Religion And Rape

Both Mitt Romney and Richard Mourdock have promoted literal belief in the existence of supernatural beings, who have particular political agendas, and suggested that the U.S. federal government form allegiances with these beings. That choice to mix their literalist religious belief into their political campaigns has led them into cruelty and nonsense.

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What Kind Of Faith Relies On Robocalls?

Do these supporters of Republican Richard Mourdock really believe that their god’s political plans for the U.S. Senate seat from Indiana depends on computer programs that make automatic telephone calls to interrupt voters’ family dinners?

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Indiana Values SuperPAC Isn’t Based In Indiana

With a name like that, you’d expect the SuperPAC to based in Indiana. The offices of the Indiana Values SuperPAC are hundreds of miles away from Indiana, though. They’re at 1823 23rd Street NW, Washington D.C., in a posh townhouse just two miles from the White House.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?