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Thursday, October 28, 2021

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Santorum should know better

Published on February 8th, 2012 | by

In the latest chapter of the GOP’s war on education, fundamentalist candidate Rick Santorum has claimed that the left is using higher education to “indoctrinate” young people. During a recent speech to a Baptist church in …
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For the cure

Published on February 6th, 2012 | by

In the course of a week, one of the most powerful and well-respected cancer foundations in the world has managed to nearly destroy their near-pristine image. Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced on Tuesday that …
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Making an example of MegaUpload

Published on January 30th, 2012 | by

The Stop Online Piracy Act may have been defeated last week, but the legal war over control of digital copyrighted content and internet distribution rages on. MegaUpload was raided and shut down earlier this month — …
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Abstinence versus education

Published on January 24th, 2012 | by

According to a new study by the Center for Disease Control, it appears that some teens are not entirely aware of where babies come from. The study examined use of contraception among five thousand teen mothers …
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Globes don’t glitter

Published on January 19th, 2012 | by

Award season has officially kicked off with Sunday’s Golden Globes and this year there are enough televised ceremonies to make one’s head spin. Somewhere in the midst of all of the People’s Choice, SAG, Tony Awards, …
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Denying coverage denies care

Published on January 17th, 2012 | by

    As with any public good, health care is often a strongly contested resource. Arguments in the US over who deserves access to care reached a fever pitch last year during the health care reform …
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Holiday shopping spurs growth

Published on December 1st, 2011 | by

This year’s Black Friday kickoff to the holiday shopping season has left many retailers and economists optimistic about the next few months. The National Retail Federation estimates that total Black Friday sales were up 16 percent …
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KIPP partnership helps future Coogs

Published on November 21st, 2011 | by

Last week UH announced a promising new partnership with the Knowledge Is Power Program, a national charter school system born in Houston. While most charter schools, on average, do not achieve better student outcomes than standard …
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Healthcare vouchers unfair to veterans

Published on November 14th, 2011 | by

Veteran’s Day is a day to honor and respect our veterans — not to threaten their access to healthcare. Unfortunately, that is exactly what Republican primary candidate Mitt Romney did on Veteran’s Day. Romney celebrated Veteran’s …
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