Using the for-profit college swindle to teach students critical literacy

“At its best, the theory of critical literacy needs to develop pedagogical practices in which the battle to make sense of one’s life reaffirms and furthers the need for teachers and students to recover their own voices so they retell their own histories and in so doing “check and criticize the history they are told […]

The Lumina Foundation, Brice Harris, City College of San Francisco and the privatization of higher education

Readers can take a look at the mendacious and sophistic Brice Harris, the former Chancellor of the Los Rios College.  He is a ‘Lumina Foundation’ made man.  If you do not know what Lumina is, do Google ‘Danny Weil and Lumina’ and you will find out fast that this criminal syndicate, formerly with Sallie Mae […]

The racism ,class warfare & theft of wealth behind austerity

    Republicans have been using propaganda  to promote a racist agenda. A phony concern about voter fraud has been used to promote voter ID laws and voter role purges to disenfranchise African American voters. Similarly, a phony concern about budget deficits is being used to sabotage the economy  to damage President Obama’s legacy and […]

More on the for-profit front: Corinthian College and the criminalization of education

Senator Dick Durbin Calls For Investigation of Corinthian Colleges and Other For-Profits Merry Christmas to the for-profit college sludge. They fill their stockings with taxpayer monies and leave IOU’s for the citizens of America while stuffing debt socks for students. As for profits continue to get $30-40 Billion annually from the feds (Pell Grants, VA […]

Corinthian College is a criminal enterprise: Then why are teacher pension funds buying their stock?

Why  (Corinthian College) COCO is a Zombie University Take a look at their stock!  This corrupt institution is down to pennies in the stock market.  Now, with the State of California going after them for illegal practices, what is their future and why are the teacher pension funds buying this stock?  Especially CAL STRS? 1.       […]

More in for-profit college news: the sloth of opulence in an age of ignorance

Unnamed author and University of Phoenix ‘educator’ hosts blog on for-profit drive-by colleges The picture is of the mansion of the University of Phoenix co-founder.  It’s for sale now and you can read more below. This unnamed author, a for-profit higher education teacher, has kept this blog for two years.  The author is articulate.  He […]

For-profit colleges are destroying the US educational system and democratic society in general

The following information and analysis is by investigative researcher, professor and organizer, Dahn Shaulis. Readers can thank Dahn for his unrelenting fight against the for-profit demons we call ‘for-profit colleges and universities’. As Dahn has stunningly showed, these so-called colleges are asset stripping money machines whose existence has little, if anything to do with learning […]

We Steal Elections, don't we?: A brief history of the right wing assault on democracy

In  2010 the Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United case  that corporations are people and money is speech, opening the flood gates for corporations and plutocrats to spend unlimited amounts  of outside money to  influence elections and threaten politicians. An immediate result  was millionaire Art Pope spending millions to engineer the Republican  take over […]