Working-class students turning to loan sharks as universities…

Roxaanne | March 19, 2019 | 0

Working-class students are being forced to turn to loan sharks after being confronted with a series of “hidden costs” when they arrive at university, the National Union of Students (NUS) has warned. Cash-strapped students are being asked to fork out hundreds of pounds extra a year for compulsory course materials and trips they have not…

OPINION: Pelosi Prioritizes Crackdown On Free Political Speech

Roxaanne | March 19, 2019 | 0

9:00 AM 03/05/2019 | Opinion David McIntosh | Club for Growth Democrats in Congress have proposed new legislation to stifle free speech, especially political speech, by limiting your right to criticize elected officials. Is that what voters had in mind when they gave Democrats a House majority in November? Each Congress uses the bill number…

CORRECTED: Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

Roxaanne | March 19, 2019 | 0

By Marc Frank and Nelson Acosta HAVANA (Reuters) – Cubans have overwhelmingly ratified a new constitution that enshrines the one-party socialist system as irrevocable while instituting modest economic and social changes, according to the national electoral commission. Alina Balseiro Gutierrez, president of the commission, said at a Havana press conference on Monday that preliminary results…

Defining socialism: What it means and how it’s…

Roxaanne | March 19, 2019 | 0

Defining socialism in 2020 election cycle Socialism used to be a dirty word in American politics, but in today’s Democratic Party, you’d hardly know it. One of the top contenders for the party’s presidential nomination, Sen. Bernie Sanders, is a self-described democratic socialist. And the breakout star of the current Congress, New York Rep. Alexandria…

The Long Fall of One-Eleven Heavy via Hvper.com

Roxaanne | March 16, 2019 | 0

Ultra mode displays 3 times the news on this page. This view is reserved for Pro members. Click here to join → Netflix’s ‘Nailed It!’ Is Just As Soothing As ‘The Great British Bake Off’ Giphy by nbc Italian leaders push for change in gun laws In 2018, Just 7.7% Of Authors At Top Romance…

Oxford and Cambridge universities not doing enough to…

Roxaanne | March 16, 2019 | 6

Nearly three-quarters of Britons believe Oxford and Cambridge universities are not doing enough to recruit students from disadvantaged backgrounds, a new study has found. Research, commissioned by the former education secretary Justine Greening, suggests elite institutions must do more to ensure students from poorer backgrounds fulfil their potential. The study, undertaken by the Social Mobility…

Cubans back new constitution affirming role of socialism

Roxaanne | March 16, 2019 | 0

HAVANA: Cubans have overwhelmingly ratified a new constitution that enshrines the one-party socialist system as irrevocable while instituting modest economic and social changes, according to the national electoral commission.Alina Balseiro Gutierrez, president of the commission, said at a Havana press conference on Monday (Feb 25) that preliminary results showed 84.4 per cent of the 8.7…

Letters

Roxaanne | March 16, 2019 | 0

Crisis in Venezuela I agree with Malcolm Deas about the problems in Venezuela (Letters, 7 March). Certainly armed intervention would be disastrous, but it should also be said that the rot started long before Maduro took over. What is constantly overlooked is that Chávez comprehensively trashed Petróleos de Venezuela (PdVSA). This process started on 7…