Joel Klein of New York to become an Executive for News Corp: Full spectrum dominance of education the goal

Joel Klein announced Nov. 9 that at year’s end he will resign as York City’s Schools chancellor to become executive vice president at Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Yesterday, the company announced that it was buying a technology company with big financial ties to the New York City school system.  How nice.  The neo-liberal corporate state […]

Welcome Amy Goodman. Now, Let’s Speak Some Truth to Left-wing Power

The title of this essay may seem a bit presumptuous. After all, since when did the left-wing come to any “power” in American society? In fact, they have not ascended to any level of power, except in regard to their own internal left-wing communities. That is the intended examination here: to see how some of […]