University of Maryland plans $7.2 million president’s mansion while employees suffer sexual abuse, low wages and students face massive tuition increases and spiraling debt

The “University House” at the University of Maryland is scheduled to open this fall.  Also known as the University of Maryland’s president’s house, the new mansion will have two separate sections: one wing will contain a 4,000-square-foot private residence with four bedrooms that will cost about $2 million. The other wing of the mansion will […]

When number 2 acts like number 1

By Saul Landau In late November, NATO (heavily U.S.) forces whacked 24 Pakistani soldiers on the Afghan border. As of November 30, Pentagon and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton had not yet accepted blame; but they were “investigating” and “regretting.” However, the next day, Iranian demonstrators invaded and destroyed property at the British Embassy complex […]