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  1. Betsy DeVos plans to slash public education funding, eliminate college loan forgiveness: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Salon

    Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos may have needed the vote of Vice President Mike Pence to attain her current position, but if reported budget documents are to be believed, the narrowness by which she confirmed hasn't made President Donald Trump any less bold in pushing for her radical education agenda. In order to afford its roughly $400 million program in favor of charter schools and school vouchers, the Trump administration wants to drastically reduce funding for college work-study programs and entirely eliminate public school funding that could be used for mental health, advanced coursework and other services, according to a report by The Washington Post .


  2. Who's at fault, and can it be fixed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | Salon

    The age of Donald Trump has sparked many conversations on the purported disconnect between "real" or "Middle America" and the coastal, cultural elite. "Fault Line" is an attempt to address the social gulf the between religious or traditional conservatives and other segments of the country.


  3. Most Americans want government to keep funding Planned Parenthood, Obamacare: pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Salon

    This Aug. 25, 2015, file photo, Planned Parenthood Action Council holds a community rally at the state Capitol, in Salt Lake City. A federal appeals court is ordering Utah to continue sending money to the state branch of Planned Parenthood, overturning an earlier ruling that allowed the governor to defund the organization.


  4. A Women's March in the heart of Mormon country: Meet the Utah...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Salon

    Braving the elements, an estimated 10,000 women marched for gender equality in a state with a very long way to go Ten thousand women marched in a snowstorm on Monday to the Utah capitol, braving the hail and wind to protest against Donald Trump's administration. One of those marchers was Maddie, an eight-year-old girl accompanied by her mother.


  5. Judge won't dismiss lawsuit over alleged NSA Olympic spyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Salon

    A judge refused Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit claiming the National Security Agency conducted a mass warrantless surveillance program during the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby decided to let the case from a former mayor proceed, rejecting NSA's arguments that it should be dismissed because the allegations are implausible.


  6. Rep. Jason Chaffetz was among the Republicans who wanted to gut the Office of Congressional EthicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Salon

    This Jan. 20, 2016, photo, U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, speaks during news conference, in Salt Lake City. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Republican from Utah and chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, was reportedly among the congressmen who voted in favor of gutting the Office of Congressional Ethics - along with another member of the Utah congressional delegation who has been involved in an ethics scandal.


  7. The next generation of Americans is going to be in a lot of troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Salon

    The American Dream has long been that each generation can do better than their parents. Unfortunately, rising income inequality in America has made this less true for Americans in the 2010s than has been the case for any generation since the Great Depression.


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