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  • Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Leads to Diminished College Enrollment

    By Eleanor J. Bader, Truthout | Report

    (Photo: Unsplash; Edited: LW / TO)(Photo: Unsplash; Edited: LW / TO)

    Anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim hate speech and incidents have contributed to a sharp decline in international student enrollment at US colleges. Some undocumented students are also staying away, administrators say. And many US-born students are struggling to support undocumented family members while staying in school. The impacts on the economy, some estimate, will run into billions of dollars.

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  • NAFTA Renegotiation Offers Opportunity to Curtail Corporate Power

    NAFTA Renegotiation Offers Opportunity to Curtail Corporate Power

    By Zane Dundon, Truthout | Op-Ed

    The investor-state dispute settlement clause gives corporations the power to challenge the laws and regulations of sovereign governments. With Trump's impending NAFTA renegotiation, it's important that the left demands the complete abolition of this undemocratic and unjust clause.

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  • Losing Home

    Losing Home

    By Zoe Loftus-Farren, Earth Island Journal | Op-Ed

    As is true in many Native communities around the world, the Quinault have borne witness to the marked signs of climate change over the past century. In Taholah -- which is home to some 825 people -- these signs are becoming increasingly impossible to ignore.

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