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Top Marijuana Penny Stocks for 2014: Consulting, Biotech and Infused Products Win

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The year 2014 was fortuitous for pot penny stocks when on January 1, recreational marijuana was legalized in Colorado. But …

Cannabis

The unexpected reason some in higher ed fear free community college

When the governor of Tennessee proposed letting students in that state go to community college for free — almost a year before President Barack Obama …

Raising tuition fees is paying off for everyone - except Nick Clegg

If you’re gifted, poor and set on a degree, then England is the best place to be<p>The trebling of university tuition fees is regarded as one of the great cruelties of this Coalition, one of the harshest blows dealt by the austerity era. Nick Clegg had hoped that voters might forgive him for his part …

Six ways to get free money for college

President Obama wants to make community college free -- but don't hold your breath.<p>Yes, his announcement went viral earlier this month, but this kind of change requires congressional action and Republicans now control both the House and Senate. Even if Congress acts, states could opt out of …

College & University

Why Obama’s free college plan is bad for poor Americans

In Tuesday’s State of the Union address, Barack Obama proposed to make community college as free and universal as high school undoubtedly does have a …

College & University

Dorms Help Give Two-Year Colleges A Four-Year Feel

<i>This article comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report, where it was originally published.</i><p>Dorm living is a rite of passage for students at most four-year colleges. But community college students have largely missed out on that experience – until recently.<p>About 25 percent of two-year colleges …

College & University

Free college for all: Why I’m skeptical

President Barack Obama reemphasized in the State of the Union address this week his plan to offer free community college to Americans who “earn it.” …

How community colleges will help fill one million jobs in the US

Would you invest in a possibly life-changing opportunity if the odds of success were one in 175 million—the odds of winning the Powerball lottery? What if the odds were one in five and the ticket didn’t cost anything?<p>Recently, president Barack Obama has been pushing an initiative to make community …

College & University

Equality Needs More Than Free Tuition

A role for businesses in increasing opportunities for the young: Offer more apprentice programs.<p>As a public school student in Arkansas during the civil-rights era, I learned first-hand that the road to equality runs through the classroom. It’s a bedrock American principle that educational …

Civil Rights

What ‘Free Community College’ Means — And What It Could Cost

Support the news<p>The promise of free community college. What it might mean for our economy and our fraying social contract.<p>Free community college is …

Obama free community college program: Wealthy kids need not apply.

When the White House first pitched its plan to make community college tuition free last month, it seemed to suggest the program would be available to …

College & University

How Would Obama's Free College Plan Work? Would It Work?

Even before his State of the Union speech, President Obama was continuing to push an ambitious post-election agenda. Among his proposals is a plan to …

College & University

3 Ways Obama's Free Community College Deal Will Help You

President Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address proclaimed that community college should be as free and universal in America as high school. …

Frugal Living

Corporate America and free community college: A match made in economic heaven

In the spring of 1950, General Electric Chairman Phil Reed was asked how a young person could get ahead in America. The answer was breathtakingly …

College & University

Free Community College Isn’t the Answer

In the past few weeks, President Obama’s free community college tuition proposal has received a lot of media attention as a strategy for rebuilding …

College & University

How to Rob Africa | Africa

The world's wealthy countries often criticise African nations for corruption - especially that perpetrated by those among the continent's government and business leaders who abuse their positions by looting tens of billions of dollars in national assets or the profits from state-owned enterprises …

What Oxfam doesn’t want you to know: global capitalism means less poverty than ever

The hijacking of Oxfam by the politicised left is nothing short of a tragedy. It’s heartbreaking to see a charity that has built up so much goodwill from so many people being used by activists as a vehicle for global class war. As a result, Oxfam is switching its focus away from global poverty …

World's Richest 1% Will Own More Than The Other 99%, Warns Oxfam

The world's richest 1% will own more than the other 99% by next year, Oxfam has warned.<p>The anti-poverty charity has issued this stark message on …

Economics