The other student debt crisis
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Pruett argues that much of the increase in graduate student debt may be a product of the financial crisis and the recession. "People lost their jobs and went to graduate school," he said. "They didn't have money, and it's one of the few times in your …

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Debt Crisis Really Hitting These Students Hard
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Education loans are straining millions of students' finances, and it is a hot-button topic on college campuses across the country. But if you look at who is really borrowing heavily, it's the graduate students. When Nicole Armbrust decided to earn a …

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Freedom of religion or belief is a foreign policy priority
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Shabbaz Bhatti, a Christian who was Pakistan's Minister for Minority Affairs and a friend of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), of which I am chairman, was murdered by the Pakistani Taliban in March 2011 for opposing his …

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Silver is Gold
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(If you don't believe me, search for "Sterling Jewish.") While Greenberg's actions stemmed directly from his experiences as a Jew — he represented the religion with honor, even if some didn't share his ideals — Sterling's actions fly in the face of …

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What is the religion of George Clooney's fiancé, Ms. Amal Alamduddin? Druze …
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The news that George Clooney, the perpetual bachelor, had gotten engaged to Amal Alamuddin, a stunning Arab beauty, who (ahem, ahem) is also a badass brainy Oxford-educated international human rights lawyer—pardon us, barrister—has now officially …

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American dreaming: failure, your government and success
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Did you know that I started Facebook? Really! Well, sort of … When I was in college at all-male Princeton, I tried to make money by adding photos to a snarky guide to neighboring girls' schools. The guide had been a profitable publishing success, and …

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How The Government Killed The Middle Class, In 1 Chart
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Government layoffs, specifically, have carved a deep gouge in middle-class hiring in the years since the Great Recession, as a new report by the National Employment Law Project, a think tank focused on helping low-wage workers, shows. In the chart …

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Ukraine's restive east slipping from government's grasp
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Attempts to contain the insurgency by the government in Kiev have proved largely unsuccessful, with security forces repeatedly outmaneuvered by the separatists. The West and the new Ukrainian government accuse Russia of being behind the unrest, …

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