The two Republicans who broke ranks with their party and announced they would vo…

The two Republicans who broke ranks with their party and announced they would vote against education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos have received thousands of dollars from the nation’s largest teachers union. Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Susan Collins (R-ME) have each benefited from contributions from the National Education Association. Collins received $2,000 from the union […] Continue reading →

The Free Speech Movement (FSM) was a student protest which took place during the…

The Free Speech Movement (FSM) was a student protest which took place during the 1964–65 academic year on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley under the informal leadership of students Mario Savio, Jack Weinberg, Michael Rossman, Brian Turner, Bettina Aptheker, Steve Weissman, Art Goldberg, Jackie Goldberg, and others. In protests unprecedented in scope, […] Continue reading →

In the wake of Starbucks’ announcement that it would hire thousands of refugees …

In the wake of Starbucks’ announcement that it would hire thousands of refugees over the next five years, a veteran-owned coffee business has put forth its own hiring initiative– just for former U.S. service members. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz pledged to hire 10,000 refugees across 75 countries in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order […] Continue reading →

Iran will ban Americans from entering the country after President Trump signed a…

Iran will ban Americans from entering the country after President Trump signed an executive order barring people from several Muslim-majority countries including Iran from traveling to the U.S., Reuters reported Saturday. “While respecting the American people and distinguishing between them and the hostile policies of the U.S. government, Iran will implement the principle of reciprocity […] Continue reading →