NGOs Fear the Forcible Shrinking of Civil Society in Poland

In Poland, where activists recently mounted demonstrations that helped defeat an unpopular abortion measure, civil society actors are concerned that the government may be looking at more stringent measures to control the sector’s human rights or liberal organizations.

Long Island’s Dowling College Closes Down

Bloomberg reported in 2014 that “Moody’s, which rates more than 500 public and private nonprofit colleges and universities, downgraded an average of 28 institutions annually in the five years through 2013, more than double the average of 12 in the prior five-year period.”

The Fight for 15, Four Years In

While 200 workers took part in that one-day “Fight for 15” strike four Novembers ago, thousands mobilized nationwide, spanning across 340 cities to mark the anniversary of this successful movement.