Whistleblower Exposes How Kaplan University Cheats Low-income Minority students and The Washington Post Benefits

Private Vocational College—Kaplan operates vocational training programs that over enroll students using Federal loans that leave low-income student indebted and unemployed. A whistleblower source has come forward to expose how CHI/Kaplan, in Broomsall, Pennsylvania over-enrolled students by the hundreds and then abandoned them before internship placement.  The sources stated,  “I’m one of the good guys […]

Censored, You want censored?

I was in the middle of writing about how the express purpose of a particular corporation is to kick people when they are down.  It is a company that is hired by 2/3rds of the Fortune 500 companies, whose job it is to manage ( read that “deny”) unemployment benefits to people when they are […]

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Supreme Court Empowers the Transnational Corporate Class to Buy Congress Through Domestic Corporations.

Supreme Court Empowers the Transnational Corporate Class to Buy US Congress Through Domestic Corporations. Manchurian Candidates: Supreme Court allows China and others unlimited spending in US elections By Greg Palast | Updated from the original report for AlterNet Thursday, January 21, 2010 In today’s Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the […]

A Public-Private Partnership? What is the economic relationship between EMOs and traditional public schools and/or charter schools?

In fact, the use of the term ‘partnership’ is the real key to understanding the way EMOs have framed the issue for the public, insofar as the term implies a mutual playing ground between parties in the contract. According to Jonathan Kozol, educational writer and best selling author: One of the early strategies employed by private corporations to soften resistance to their presence in our public schools was the creation of so-called business partnerships between the poorest inner-city schools and large companies. The financial side of the partnership usually turned out to be inconsequential. Kerr-McGee, the multinational petrochemical giant, gave one impoverished public school in Oklahoma City the trivial annual sum of $36 for each pupil. In return, one of the company’s executives was appointed to direct a “governance committee” to oversee the school operations, and the school consented to be known not simply as a public elementary school but as an “Enterprise School”.