Reading Articles about Real Estate Sales in the Wall Street Journal

There’s no quicker way to get a look at income disparity in this country than to look at Wall Street Journal articles gushing over luxury real estates deals. Here are  two items appearing in the  Dec. 30, 2011 paper, offering a fitting close to the year: Mere 110 Million Penthouse Near Carnegie Hall Gets Ever-Higher […]

Reforming Higher Education at $1400 a Plate

  Are you a hedge fund manager or venture capitalist feeling guilty about being in the 1%? Do you need a philanthropic investment to help polish the image of your brand, sullied by the Occupy protests? Or are you a seeking a way to make huge profits off of the government you love to hate? […]

Fraud, lies and cheating among British parents to get their kids in coveted primary schools

 Andrew Hartman, who teaches history at Illinois StateUniversity, had a brilliant piece in the Washington Post regarding Teach for America (TFA), the reserve labor army for the capitalist class in their effort to destroy teacher unions and the teaching profession.  Although the discussion centered around TFA, Hartman did comment about the rampant cheating on test […]

The blame for 9/11 keeps shifting

When 9/11 first occurred, many people were devastated. Speculations ran around in the early days, but the American government assured us that it was masterminded by Osama bin Laden who had hired and trained Saudi nationals to complete the task. Eventually, it was claimed that Saddam Hussein was also involved and that we needed to […]

NDAA 2012 torture of American citizens, or arrest the 1%’s criminals: your choice

source: Carl Herman I appreciate my colleagues at Activist Post posting my friend Billy Vegas’ PuppetGov video, Obama and the War Criminals. The video powerfully shows damning testimony of US government “leadership” admitting they can torture any person they dictate as a “terrorist.” Art and academic/professional documentation synergize for the 99% to declare the “emperor […]

2-minute holiday video: O, Damn Ye Wall St. Gentlemen

source: Carl Herman Art is in the brilliant video from ovaria; following are the independently verifiable facts that the “99%” are embezzled by the “1%” for over a trillion of our dollars every year. How does the 1% do this? They purchased corporate media to cover their assets, that’s how. This article shows how the […]

Project Censored Recommends: Video “On the Dark Side in Al Doura, A Soldier in the Shadows” Addresses Soldier’s War Crimes Allegations & Iraq Atrocity Photos

A newly released film, “On the Dark Side in Al Doura” focuses on U.S. Army Ranger John Needham’s experience in Iraq where he witnessed grim atrocities. It includes shocking uncirculated photographic evidence of what appear to be war crimes. The story is presented within the framework of decisions by the Bush Administration to step away […]

Washington Post Co. used Kaplan students as a pawn to threaten Congress

Many readers might be wondering about the incessant coverage of for-profit predatory colleges and universities like Kaplan or the Phoenix University, to name just a few.  The reason for the non-stop coverage is due to the incessant lobbying and profit taking on behalf of the one percent who own these colleges and seek to profit at […]

Poverty Matters!: A Christmas Miracle pt. 1

Something profound appears to have occurred—a cosmic shift in the education reform debate that reflects our larger social debates in the U.S. After Ladd and Fiske published a commentary in The New York Times, “Class Matters. Why Won’t We Admit It?,” and Diane Ravitch blogged “Scrooge and School Reform,” several commentators quickly chimed in about […]