”Setting the record straight": Washington Post subsidiary disseminates misleading information

  Washington Post subsidiary Kaplan Higher Education recently surrendered its license to operate a dental assisting educational program in Charlotte, North Carolina after they were exposed misleading students about the accreditation status of the program.  As I wrote in the story I broke for Truthout the Washington Post corporation that owns Kaplan entered into settlement with students for […]

PuppetGov video: We are the ones we’ve been waiting for

video here. The artistic power of PuppetGov‘s We are the ones we’ve been waiting for video communicates to a different part of us than academic facts, no matter how professionally communicated. Let this art touch, inspire, and move your actions. Resources: US overthrew Iran’s democracy 1953-1979, helped Iraq invade 1980-1988, now lies for more war […]

PuppetGov powerful video: Why resistance is essential

video here. The artistic power of PuppetGov‘s Why resistance is essential video communicates to a different part of us than academic facts, no matter how professionally communicated. Let this art touch, inspire, and move your actions. Resources: US overthrew Iran’s democracy 1953-1979, helped Iraq invade 1980-1988, now lies for more war (and an analogy if […]

THE OYS HAVE IT!

By Saul Landau   “Oy,” sobs the old woman. “Oy! Oy!” “What’s the matter, grandma?” asks a man passing by. “Oy, I’m so thirsty!” He returns with a glass of water. She drinks it and says: “Oy!” “What’s the matter now?” “Oy, was I thirsty!” Watching the Republican presidential debates has turned me —into an […]

PuppetGov video: How you ended the war: before war on Iran

video here. The artistic power of PuppetGov‘s video communicates to a different part of us than academic facts, no matter how professionally communicated. Let this art touch, inspire, and move your actions. Resources: US overthrew Iran’s democracy 1953-1979, helped Iraq invade 1980-1988, now lies for more war (and an analogy if the US were the victim of empire) What […]

Tax Breaks and Heart Ache in America

by S. Paul Forrest AmericaRevealed.org ‎”Must the citizen ever for a moment, or in the least degree, resign his conscience to the legislator? Why has every man a conscience, then? I think that we should be men first, and subjects afterward. It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for the law, so much as […]

Justice for John Milton

By Erik White, I am writing today to tell you of a great miscarriage of justice, in our public education system. The greatest teacher I have ever known, John Milton, has been fired from De Anza Community College, for an obscene gesture or phrase. Whether or not John is guilty of the obscenity, the way […]

What The Hell Has Happened To Americans?

Homophobes in D.C. are eager to spend $550/hour for an attorney to defend DOMA while 15,000 3- to 4- year olds in Ohio were dropped from Early Childhood Education, as ECE programs across the nation took a big hit.  I was going to cite some examples, but there are just too many big cuts to […]

On Child Abuse, Therapy, and "Blood to a Vampire."

On Child Abuse, Therapy, and “Blood to a Vampire.” The Business of Child Abuse By Joshua Allen   To misquote WC Fields; “Therapy to a Social Worker is like Blood to a Vampire.” Therapy is the number one tool that Social Workers use to assist Abused and Neglected children through the continuing crisis of past […]

Sticks and Stones…

By Will Shonbrun Despite the old adage it’s known by most that the impact of words – harsh, accusatory, judgmental or condemnatory – last and fester far longer than bodily bruises. Words matter. Ask the preacher or the politician or the pundit. Ask the dictator. First come the words, then the actions. Since the latest […]