Archinect - News 2014-04-16T20:59:22-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/96045569/greece-protests-over-government-plans-to-sell-off-historic-national-buildings Greece protests over government plans to sell off historic national buildings Alexander Walter 2014-03-19T20:55:00-04:00 >2014-03-25T19:29:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/05/05cfa60528d175db55986250851881f4.jpg" width="460" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Greece's cultural gems have become the focus of renewed protest on the streets of Athens following the cash-strapped government's announcement of plans to include prime properties around the Acropolis, and other landmark buildings, in its privatisation programme. Furious opponents marched through the city centre at the weekend to denounce the "illegal sale" of the country's heritage.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/49311540/in-detroit-half-the-street-lights-could-go-dark In Detroit, half the street lights could go dark Archinect 2012-05-25T14:02:00-04:00 >2012-05-28T11:29:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/54/54e2f24864e36791f49222ec8af9c61f.jpg" width="514" height="286" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The city is deep in debt; it's got a state-appointed board managing its finances, so it's gotta cut services it can't afford. Services that it can't afford in part because it's a city built for two million people that's now home to just over 713,000. So street lights could be a luxury Detroit can't completely afford.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/46162984/obama-only-8-years-out-of-student-loan-debt-dontdoublemyrate Obama only 8 years out of student loan debt #dontdoublemyrate Paul Petrunia 2012-04-24T20:07:00-04:00 >2012-04-25T10:32:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h5/h5o1mm53tk9ooh98.jpg" width="514" height="323" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For the first eight years of our marriage, [Michelle and I] were paying more in student loans than what we were paying for our mortgage. So we know what this is about. And we were lucky to land good jobs with a steady income. But we only finished paying off our student loans&mdash;check this out, all right, I&rsquo;m the President of the United States&mdash;we only finished paying off our student loans about eight years ago.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/search/%23DontDoubleMyRate" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#dontdoublemyrate</a></p>