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For-Profit Schools Sue to Stop Reforms

For-profit schools, some of which are accused of failing to properly educate while loading students with debt, have banded together to fight the introduction of three federal reforms.

Posted on Jan 21, 2011 READ MORE



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Pentagon Approves Openly Gay Recruits

While the fate of “don’t ask, don’t tell” is sorted out in the courts, military recruiters have been ordered to accept openly gay applicants. But both the Pentagon and the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network are warning that out recruits could be discharged in the future.

Posted on Oct 19, 2010 READ MORE


Threats, Lies and Audiotape

With no end in sight in Afghanistan and Iraq, military recruiters must be prevented from using desperate and aggressive measures to lure our nation’s young people—the poorest and most vulnerable—into the line of fire.

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Mr. Fish: Earn Your IED Badge

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‘Simpsons’ Satirizes Army Recruiters

“The Simpsons” takes a shot at the unsavory tactics of Army recruiters, always on the lookout for new blood to fight in “America’s next unresolvable conflict.”

Posted on Nov 14, 2006 READ MORE


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Recruiters Scam Students

ABC News caught Army recruiters on tape misleading undercover students.  While some of the recruiters were straightforward and honest, others suggested the Iraq war was over and that dropping out of the military was a simple matter. (Video & Transcript)

Posted on Nov 5, 2006 READ MORE


Ron Kovic’s ‘The Recruiters’

In this satirical short story from the new anthology “A Fictional History of the United States,” the author of “Born on the Fourth of July” tells of a pair of U.S. Marines giving a presentation at an auditorium full of high school students in 1968.

Posted on Oct 17, 2006 READ MORE


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Supreme Court Upholds Campus Military Recruiting

Colleges and universities that accept federal money must allow military recruiters on campus, even in the face of the Pentagon’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gay people. John Roberts wrote the 8-0 opinion.

Posted on Mar 6, 2006 READ MORE


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