Columbia Becomes The First US University to Divest Private Prison Companies

Columbia Becomes The First US University to Divest Private Prison Companies Student protests stopped Columbia University from taking money from companies that run private prisons, which manages a $9.2 billion endowment, citing the “larger, ongoing discussion of the issue of mass incarceration that concerns citizens from across the ideological spectrum.” Columbia’s advisory committee said, “An…

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The Unprecedented Debt Relief The US Government Is Planning On Giving A Big Pool Of Students

The Unprecedented Debt Relief The US Government Is Planning On Giving A Big Pool Of Students Every once in a while, something unprecedented happens. Thankfully, for students of the Corinthian Colleges, a now-defunct, for-profit set of institutions, a never before seen "gift" of debt relief is being provided by the U.S. Government. Founded in 1995,…

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