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Google Supports Medical Marijuana? It Appears To Be The Case.

Google Supports Medical Marijuana? It Appears To Be The Case.

In a somewhat surprising move, Google decided to give a Michigan-based medical marijuana organization, Michigan Compassion, a $240,000 grant in AdWords money. The donation came in the form of a Google Grant, not cash, which is basically AdWords for non profits. AdWords are paid-for search terms a company or organization bids on in order to increase […]

Education Is A Right, Not A Commodity

Education Is A Right, Not A Commodity

PHOTO: Students peacefully protesting in solidarity with the Occupy Movement are pepper sprayed by University Police at the University of California at Davis. November 18, 2011 All around the country, traditionally “bad” neighborhoods have been gentrifying, but not because of any government policy—because an entire generation is being priced out of the middle class. This […]