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The title for this post is taken from a message on a billboard for Manhattan Mini Storage first displayed in in the Tribeca area of NYC earlier this year of this year. It's definitely snarky ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 253 comments on Sun Mar 30, 2014 at 11:26 AM PDT with 309 Recommends
The movement started in April 2013, with a few folks protesting, and has grown to tens of thousands. I attended my first Moral Monday in Raleigh, this past summer, and was astonished. I saw ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed Sep 17, 2014 at 11:40 PM PDT with 245 Recommends
While New York City's Mayor is once again attempting to squash Occupy by ordering Occupy Sandy off the streets , another group of Occupiers and allies is continuing unimpeded in its efforts to do ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 67 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 08:37 PM PST with 208 Recommends
"Welcome to the ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon Nov 07, 2011 at 09:53 PM PST with 192 Recommends
The Rolling Jubilee , a project of StrikeDebt , has just announced that it has accumulated enough in donations to retire, rip up, forgive, burn, cause to cease to exist, negate and otherwise force ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 65 comments on Sat Dec 22, 2012 at 02:19 PM PST with 176 Recommends
Why does America hate the future? Issue by issue, from our unsustainable, for-profit healthcare system to our outrageous higher-education costs -- to our head-in-the-sand inaction on climate ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 212 comments on Thu Oct 02, 2014 at 02:11 PM PDT with 153 Recommends
In a bold progressive move, the Oregon state legislature passed a bill to allow students to attend state universities in Oregon tuition free . Advocates of the legislation are calling it the “pay ...
by Eric Stetson
Comment Count 141 comments on Thu Jul 04, 2013 at 10:41 PM PDT with 151 Recommends
I have a lot of things on my mind right now--hence my increasingly inconspicuous absence from the diaries and the comments as of late. Work has been very busy, but I have been actively searching ...
by Dante Atkins
Comment Count 384 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2007 at 06:32 PM PDT with 133 Recommends
Overshadowed by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary defeat, Senate Republicans continued being Senate Republicans on Wednesday morning and ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 154 comments on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 08:04 AM PDT with 129 Recommends
Update : Here's a livestream link. You can't evict an idea whose time has come! Solidarity to the brave @ freecooperunion students. #freeedu #ows #...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 194 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 02:40 PM PDT with 129 Recommends
While the political press corps moans about how ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 447 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 07:49 AM PDT with 128 Recommends
Before Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told the world (or at least the readers of Politico)
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 123 comments on Wed Aug 27, 2014 at 06:55 AM PDT with 128 Recommends
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren cares a lot about making student loans affordable—and she happens to be a bankruptcy expert. This week, she turned that passion and that wealth of knowledge on ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 151 comments on Fri Aug 01, 2014 at 12:53 PM PDT with 119 Recommends
Occupy rescued students indebted to a ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 75 comments on Sun Sep 21, 2014 at 03:20 PM PDT with 113 Recommends
My stepson graduated college debt free. My husband and I had to borrow to put him through school, but our aim was that he be able to start his post-educational life with a clean slate. After ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 89 comments on Fri May 31, 2013 at 08:03 AM PDT with 113 Recommends
Here's a plain fact: record disinvestment in higher education at the state level leads to record tuition hikes. In 2012, the trend escalated with the biggest single year jump on record. That’s ...
by CupofJoe
Comment Count 101 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 11:32 AM PDT with 104 Recommends
Scott Walker's proposed $300 Million cut to the UW System combined with conservatives' complaining about high tuition made me curious about the history of UW funding and the root cause of rising ...
by lufthase
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 09:53 PM PDT with 97 Recommends
President Obama announced new executive action to ease student debt Monday. The plan is intended to reduce student loan payments and to try to ease the economic drag that ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 121 comments on Mon Jun 09, 2014 at 11:18 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
!-- 12/21/06 -- This week's diary by Eugene! Thanks, Eugene! --! Last ...
by kath25
Comment Count 288 comments on Thu Dec 07, 2006 at 05:53 PM PST with 85 Recommends
By now you all know about StrikeDebt and the Rolling Jubilee , which so far has received enough money to burn up over $6,700,000+ of medical debt. Another StrikeDebt effort is to gather stories of ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 06:05 PM PST with 74 Recommends