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Graduate students call out Congressional Republicans during national #GradWalkOut

Working graduate students took action across the country on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 including staging a walkout at Duke University, to protest the Republican tax bill being considered this week by the U.S. Senate. The tax plan has been criticized for discouraging our nation’s children to pursue their dreams of attending college by eliminating key tax deductions for students, including the interest paid on student loans and the tuition break for graduate students who work as teaching and research assistants. This could be disastrous for many graduate workers who already find it difficult to make ends meet on meager stipends. Since the ...