Poverty and Unemployment Equal Misery In America

The following is an outstanding review of the current economic conditions in the US from the World Socialist Web Site. The information is accurate and disturbing.  Peter Phillips New Year in America: A portrait of social misery By Tom Eley 5 January 2010 The new decade finds the US working class suffering a level of […]

Do Charter Schools Encourage Innovation and Best Practices in TPS?

And as the Hoover Institute so laconically and candidly stated, the real, rarely spoken of goal is the replacement of all traditional public schools, at least in urban areas, with retail charter chains run for profit, or in the case of non-profits, run by Boards of Directors – stocked with privatizers and entrepreneurs who know little if anything about education. What they do know, is that with education 5.6% of the GDP, twenty years of privatization efforts and economic disaster have provided them with a unique opportunity to make some good money.

The new call for full body scanners

No one really wanted full body scanners. There were numerous talks of invasions of privacy and viable cases of abuse of that privacy. Today, however, the pantsbomber has made that discussion return to the forefront, with many people readily giving up their privacy because they now feel that the government knows what they’re doing. For […]