Diplomas and Debts

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Along with the cap and gown, diploma, and the bliss of finally graduating, there’s something else that recent college graduates might be taking home upon graduating: more than $26,000 in student loan debt.

Supermajorityland

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Following a crushing victory in November, California Democrats accomplished a first since since 1883 – a supermajority in both houses of the State Capitol, and control of Governor’s mansion.

Postwar South Asia: Democracy Rising

While the Middle East may get most of the media attention when it comes to foreign affairs, South Asia is the region that has the focus of various policy makers.

Shaky Allies: Oh, Mali!

American involvement in Mali, once seen as a key part of counterterrorism efforts in Africa, backfired spectacularly over the course of 2012.

UC Health Insurance: A sinking SHIP

Almost three years since the University of California’s student health insurance plan, billed to “keep costs low,” was launched, the plan has turned into a sinking ship of debt.