July 7, 2020

DeVos Advances Trump-Like Vendetta Against College Accreditor

Betsy DeVos’s Department of Education is pursuing punishment of a college accrediting agency — an action that looks like a Trump-like vendetta and a means of deflecting charges that the Department and a controversial college chain were caught conspiring to cover up abuses. A new Department of Education staff report claims that the accreditor, Higher
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July 2, 2020

Trump Administration Slams Student Veterans Once Again

In 2016, candidate Donald Trump repeatedly promised to aid America’s veterans, but for the second time in about a month, the Trump administration has taken a step that will severely harm veterans seeking to improve their lives through higher education. Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs reversed its suspensions from eligibility for G.I. Bill funding
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June 29, 2020

DeVos Tries Everything to Force Deceived Students to Repay Loans

Betsy DeVos’s four-year immoral crusade to harm American education has included a thoroughly corrupt effort to protect predatory for-profit colleges and force students who were scammed by these schools to pay back their student loans anyway. Advocates for veterans, single mothers, immigrants, and others ripped off by for-profit colleges have been determined to fight back.
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June 1, 2020

Roundup: Amid Protest and COVID Crises, Blatant Trump Corruption Goes On

Our nation faces twin traumas: violent protests and police violence across America in the wake of the brutal police murder of George Floyd, and a deadly pandemic that threatens to resurge. President Trump’s handling of each crisis has been not merely grossly incompetent but also malevolent; his concerns regarding the pandemic have nakedly focused on
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May 29, 2020

Trump Vetoes Bill To Protect Students and Taxpayers from Scam Colleges

Donald Trump just vetoed the bipartisan student debt relief bill. Trump chose to stand with Betsy DeVos and the wealthy owners of predatory for-profit colleges, operations similar to his own fraudulent Trump University, and to stand against defrauded students, i.e. all the people that, as a candidate, he promised to help: veterans, “forgotten” working people,
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May 14, 2020

WATCH: COVID-19 Protestors, Like Their President and Party, Are Simply Savages

Watch this video, filmed today in Commack, Long Island, New York, by News12’s Kevin Vesey: Protestors against safety measures to protect people from COVID-19 angrily confront the reporter, mindlessly calling him “fake news” and the “enemy of the people,” as if they were zombies unleashed from the brain of Donald Trump.  The level of anger
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April 21, 2020

Who’s Lobbying To Get COVID-19 Cash to For-Profit Colleges?

Howard “Buck” McKeon, a Republican former chairman of the House Education Committee, heads up the list of lobbyists paid, largely with your federal tax dollars, to lobby Congress to send even more tax dollars to for-profit colleges in the COVID-19 era. Lobbying reports for the first quarter of 2020 show that just a few of
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April 4, 2020

Seven Ways Trump Has Deepened His Corruption During COVID-19

Before COVID-19 struck, Donald Trump was already a deeply corrupt president — leveraging his presidential office to make money for his businesses, engaging in obstruction of the Russia investigation, pardoning cronies, pressuring Ukraine’s leader to launch a phony investigation of Democratic rival Joe Biden, and much more. But as with his incompetence, ignorance, bigotry, malevolence,
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