Top CEOs make last-ditch appeal to Trump: Keep U.S. in the Paris climate agreement to save the economy

After the much-hyped moderating duo of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner evidently failed to persuade the president to abandon his campaign pledge of pulling the U.S. out of the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, several top corporate executives have mounted last-minute pleas to President Trump. Executives from the some of the world’s most […]

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WGN America cancels “Underground” – Salon.com

On Tuesday WGN America officially announced that it would not renew “Underground” for a third season, definitively turning out the lights in the cable channel’s high-end scripted originals department. Though fans of the acclaimed series have a right to be heartbroken, those who have been keeping up with current events may not be particularly shocked. The cancellation […]

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For-profit tactics might be coming to public universities, and no one is talking about it

Unless you’re a resident of Indiana, you probably haven’t heard about Purdue University’s recently announced acquisition of troubled online for-profit college Kaplan University. This acquisition is highly unusual and has many unknown implications for Indiana students and educators and beyond — and media’s limited and uncritical coverage of the unprecedented merger is exactly what the […]

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