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Clark Atlanta Objects to Morris Brown College Land Sale (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — Clark Atlanta University (CAU) is objecting to a proposed sale of a large portion of Morris Brown College’s campus–a proposed sale of all but three buildings–in bankruptcy proceedings, to the Atlanta Development Authority (nicknamed Invest Atlanta) and Friendship Baptist Church.     The University points to documents, obtained by Atlanta Progressive News, that show that when the […]

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(IPS) Occupy Affiliate Aims at Abolishing Consumer Debt

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/04/u-s-occupy-affiliate-aims-at-abolishing-consumer-debt/ ATLANTA, Georgia, Apr 14 2013 (IPS) – Strike Debt, an affiliate of the Occupy movement, has devised a legal and what some consider ingenious way to abolish millions of dollars in consumer debt.  The project is called Rolling Jubilee, and by raising money from other citizen activists to purchase debt on […]

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The Beacon, North Fulton Newspaper, Ceases Publication

(APN) ATLANTA — The Beacon, a far right-wing newspaper that primarily served North Fulton County, but also had a statewide audience, has ceased print publication as of today, April 25, 2011, amidst a Chapter Seven bankruptcy filing. The print news industry is struggling, with the Sunday Paper ceasing publication earlier this year.  What is surprising is the Beacon’s difficult financial […]

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