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If I ruled the World (2)

I’m back, and I’m ready to write a list of major improvements I would make to the world.

One, I would  launch a major research project into the causes of low intelligence, with the object of developing a vaccine against stupidity. 257 more words

Lawmakers Pile on New Bills, Pitch for Student Loan Aid

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Legislature will jump-start the week with dozens of new bills and a debate on whether the state should pitch in to help people pay down student loans. 432 more words

News

Here Comes the Police State: New Laws Aim for Brutal Crackdown on Protest

The rise of right-wing populism in the United States—from the White House to state legislatures—has been met with public resistance on a stunning scale. Millions have… 1,736 more words

Daily News

Breaking! Maryland Senate Unanimously Passes Pair Of Rape Bills

The Maryland Senate unanimously passed a bill Thursday that would get rid of a requirement that rape victims show they resisted their attacker in order for prosecutors to get a conviction and another setting standards for how to deal with key evidence in rape cases. 52 more words

In The News

Series Of Texas Bills Aim To Curb Sexual Violence On College Campuses

 Two of the bills filed Tuesday by Kirk Watson to address weaknesses in how the law and institutions of higher education interpret consent for sexual activity: 241 more words

What's Happening On College Campuses

Washington State Just Passed A Bill Protecting Sexual Assault Survivors

On Monday, the Washington State House of Representatives passed House Bill 1384 on a 76-21 vote. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Roger Goodman (D-Kirkland), will help protect victims of sexual assault. 211 more words

What's Going On In Government

'Baylor Bill' Takes On Campus Sexual Assault Reporting

The sexual assault scandal that’s plagued Baylor University this past year has led one state lawmaker to file legislation that would attempt to increase transparency. 129 more words

What's Happening On College Campuses