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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore. (Photo: United Nations Photo/flickr/cc)
Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore announced his resignation on Friday after days of protests against a plan to extend his 27-year rule. Compaore issued a statement that he had stepped down from the presidency and urged citizens to hold an election within 90 days. "In order to preserve the democratic gains, as well as social peace, I declare a...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Approximately twenty youth immigration activists interrupted a speech by...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A contentious surveillance provision of the Patriot Act, which allows law...

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Biotech behemoth Monsanto may control much of the world's food supply, but they have yet to beat the "face of corporate evil" rap they've been handed by many of the 80 million millennials who constitute their future consumer base - and who may or may not like their fresh-faced babies' formula seasoned with glyphosate. Thus, meet Vance Crowe, Monsanto's slick new Director of Millennial Engagement, who says, actually, it's all good (if genetically engineered.)