Tag Archives: Washington D.C.

ADAPT activists sentenced

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: ADAPT activists sentenced Washington, D.C—Fourteen of 74 ADAPT activists arrested in April for protesting Chair of the House Budget Committee Representative Ryan’s proposal to cut Medicaid funding by $800 billion were sentenced in … Continue reading

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A Freedom Rider looks back to ‘a sort of revolution’

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: A Freedom Rider looks back to ‘a sort of revolution’ Editor’s note: This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Rides, the effort of Civil Rights activists organized by … Continue reading

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‘Waiting for Superman’ review

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: ‘Waiting for Superman’ New York City–The controversial film “Waiting For Superman” started with the premise that U.S. public schools are broken. It blamed the teachers’ unions and tenure, and demonized the President of … Continue reading

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