ADVOCACY PHILANTHROPY AND THE LEVERAGED BUY-OUT OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS — PART 1

From: Philosophers for Change: (http://philoforchange.wordpress.com/2013/05/14/advocacy-philanthropy-and-the-leveraged-buy-out-of-public-schools-part-1/ ). May 14, 2013 In a newly released book entitled The Gates Foundation and the Future of US Public Schools, author Kenneth Saltman argues that the entry into educational reform policies within the last decade by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other, what he calls “venture philanthropists”, is […]

Who Gets to Decide?

When a stockbroker told Martha Stewart that a stock was going to tank and she said sell it, that action was called “insider trading.” When Sean Connery teamed up with Catherine Zeta-Jones in the film, “Entrapment,” the plot was to insert some computer code into a central bank computer that siphoned off the hundredths of […]

DC Catholic Archdiocese-What would Jesus do?

Washington DC is in the process of passing same sex marriage legislation. This legislation would prevent any organization that takes money from the city from discriminating against gay people who are married under the new law. Significantly, employers who take money from the city must provide benefits to married gay couples just as they would […]