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Are Students Dropping Out of College to Become Entrepreneurs?
Posted on Feb 27, 2014
Universities are working hard to keep their students in the classroom rather than out starting their own business; private prisons receive tons of taxpayer dollars but can operate under secrecy; meanwhile, anti-terrorist agencies try to entrap activists to demonstrate that the policing organizations are needed. These discoveries and more below.
On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that have found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
Colleges Working to Stop Student Entrepreneur Dropouts
Harvard, MIT Launch MOOC Student Visualization Tools
Mapping Twitter Topic Networks: From Polarized Crowds to Community Clusters
Despite Receiving Millions in Public Money, Private Prisons are Impenetrable ‘Bastions of Secrecy’
What Really Happened to Michael Rockefeller
The Witch Hunt For Activists
Revolutionary Innovation Happening Now in Spain
Blue Cross: The Comcast of Obamacare
Break-in Reported at Project on Government Oversight
Why Is Academic Writing So Academic?
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