Welcome to Wisconsin: Howard Fuller and taking away ‘public choice’ in education, abdicating reasoning and critical thinking as necessities for creating the new neo-feudal economic arrangement

From Larry Miller’s Blog: The following is from Larry Miller’s blog out of Wisconsin. You can readmore about Howard Fuller and his insidious plans for Wisconsin schools in an article entitled:  “Welcome to Wisconsin: Taking away ‘public choice’ in education, abdicating reasoning and critical thinking as necessities for creating the new neo-feudal economic arrangement” at: […]

Detroit Federation of Teachers: Support Steve Conn for Detroit Teacher's Union president

The photo is from inside one of the many destroyed public schools and is due to Rich Gibson of the Rouge Forum.  The following is a brief overview by Rich.  You can see more about Detroit Pubic Schools and the criminal racket that is Eli Broad and Bill Gates by going to Author Posts and […]

Berkeley Unified School District staff recommends denying REALM charter a home

  Good News for Berkeley Residents: The staff recommendation of the Berkeley Board of Education is recommending the proposed REALM charter school be denied Readers might recall that the REALM charter school was proposed to the City of Berkeley and to the Berkeley School Board and then rapidly the petition was withdrawn.  You can read […]

California Scheming: killing public pensions for workers

California is dying! With their so-called concern for the fiscal responsibility of California, the front and center of their demolition policies, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Wednesday, the 22ndd of April, that they supported controversial plans to rein in the costs of retirement benefits for public employees.  They say the […]

Another Big School Anti-Privatization Victory today for teachers, students, parents, and the citizens of Detroit!

With the successful march on Washington, April 10, 2010 in front of Arne’s cubbyhole and the recent victories handed to BAM and Detroit Schools, Arne Duncan and his cronies must have their underwear in a knot. City by city they had been having their way but now that the forces, mostly made up of students and teachers, are standing up to Race to the Top and catching whiff of the negative consequences of the flawed policy, Duncan must feel frustrated.

Crist vetoes Senate Bill 6 - victory for students, teachers and anti-privatiztion forces

We won! Governor Charlie Crist of Florida Vetoes SB 6, merit pay/testing trap After huge teacher call-ins (at least 6,700 teachers in Miami/Dade school district alone) and scores of student walkouts, along with a huge rally and other actions,  including a “sit-down” (turned meeting with Governor Crist) at the Governor’s office which BAMN carried out […]

BAMN attorneys representing the elected Detroit Board of Education will ask Judge Wendy Baxter for a preliminary injunction to stop Emergency Financial manager of Detroit and Eli Broad Academy graduate Robert Bobb’s academic plan and school closings.

  Picket and Press Conference Friday, April 16, 1:00 pm City/County Building Woodward & W. Jefferson   Court Hearing, 2:00 pm Room 1421, Judge Wendy Baxter Stop Rob Bobb from Dismantling Public Education in Detroit No More Charters, No School Closings, No Layoffs, No Program Cuts Our Children are NOT For Sale! BAMN, the Detroit Board […]

Nazis in LA April 17th for huge rally

The NSM rally is a huge provocation directed at the Latino, black, Asian and Arab communities of Los Angeles and the Southwest. The catchphrase of their name, “National Socialist,” is borrowed from the propaganda of the German Nazi Party which organized the racist subjugation and genocide of millions of Jews and other minorities before and during World War II. The NSM’s effort to organize a new campaign of racist propaganda and terror leading to another Holocaust cannot be tolerated in L.A., the birthplace of the immigrant rights movement. We must oppose them boldly, loudly and in large numbers.

There is a reason "reality" is on TV

The world has gone batty, or at least the world I know.   Someone has decided to bring tourists to the Tenderloin.  There is a good reason they do not go there.  There is also a reason they do and the reasons are one in the same—Drugs and other gritty subjects. San Francisco Detours Into Reality […]

American Monetary Institute (AMI): History of money, monetary reform, and public action. 6 of 6

The American Monetary Institute is the world’s leading organization for understanding monetary history and how to reform monetary policy. These six articles reprint AMI’s principle information, available at AMI’s website, with their express permission to share widely:  Explaining the need for monetary reform: the heart of our economic crisis Monetary history: synopsis of Stephen Zarlenga’s […]