Massive Immigrant Rights March In Phoenix

U.S.: Anti-Arpaio March Reignites Pro-Immigrant Movement Valeria Fernández PHOENIX, Arizona, Jan 17 (IPS) - Over 20,000 people marched in the streets of Phoenix Saturday in the first mass mobilisation of the year, calling for an end to the criminalisation of undocumented immigrants and the passage of immigration reform legislation. Arizona is considered ground zero for […]

University of Phoenix Settles Fraud Complaint for $78.5 Million

You’ve seen their commercials all over the web and on television.  The ConsumerAffairs.com website has page after page of complaints from  students detailing their history of abuse and exploitation at the hands of University of Phoenix and its parent company-The Apollo Group.  It also has, on the very same page-a google advertisement from University of […]

The Future of College Education

Not only are the for-profit predatory colleges a disservice to the public, they are like private pike in a public lake, threatening to cipher off more and more of the public economic coffers so they can place themselves as the “primary provider” of education while the government entities that provide education at what is supposed to be no cost, sink deeper and deeper into decline becoming then the secondary providers. Sound like the health care debate? It is similar and it is already happening — take California. The University of Phoenix has paid $78.5 million to settle a whistle-blower lawsuit in Sacramento federal court after two former employees pressed the case based on violations of recruitment statutes – even when the federal government left it to them to go it alone and failed to help the case