Ralph Nadar on Boston, Texas and Corporate Criminal Justice

Boston, Texas and Corporate Criminal Justice By Ralph Nader, from HuffingtonPost.com “The Boston Marathon bombings killed three and injured more than 180. The West, Texas industrial explosion killed at least 14 and injured more than 180. Guess which one drew the greater media and law enforcement response? If it turns out that the West, Texas […]

Financial Capitalism and the US teachers’ pension fund fraud

An “internal study” of the California Teachers’ Retirement System (Cal STRS) indicates that the public school pension fund faces a $64 billion deficit, according to the Sacramento Bee, dated  February 4, 2013 (http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2013/02/california-teachers-pension-fund-faces-64-billion-deficit.html#storylink=cpy=). The California State Teachers Retirement System produced the report in response to a legislative resolution.  The release of the “internal study” followed […]

The Death of Capitalism

The Death of Capitalism: Birth of a New Society By: Solomon Comissiong One does not have to be a doctor, or play one on TV, to understand that in order to have a chance at eradicating any malady from the body you must find its root cause. The physician must figure out what is causing […]

Texas: Patriot Group and Denis Calabrese

Patriot Group and the Destruction of Teacher Unions: Denis Calabrese I wanted to include this bit of right-wing rabid fascism and racism for all readers to see what we are up against in corporate America.  What follows is the raving of a semi-literate, anti-humanist who seeks to control children and their access to their world […]

Crime on the High Seas – the “Deepwater Horizon” Oil Rig Disaster

An environmental disaster is spreading through the Gulf of Mexico and beyond. On April 20th, there was an explosion and then a fire on the deepwater oil drilling rig the “Deepwater Horizon” operated by Transocean Ltd. under contract from British Petroleum (BP). Eleven workers lost their lives in the explosion. The rig then capsized and […]

Arizona, Institutional Racism & Assimilation

Arizona, Institutional Racism & Assimilation By: Solomon Comissiong The Southwestern US state of Arizona has recently garnered a lot of public attention for its blatantly racist legislation. In April (2010) the closet racist governor of Arizona, Jan Brewer, signed into law SB-1070. SB-1070 was paraded around by her administration as some sort of law aimed […]

Race to the Top – Cannibalizing teachers and students, state by state

High stake testing is the cornerstone of the new No Child Left Behind, rebranded as the wretched Race to the Top by Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan.  He and the testing corporations, the Wall Street venture capitalists and those for profit forces bent on destroying teacher unions, privatizing education and decimating collective bargaining, thereby reducing teachers […]