Larry Miller's Blog: Educate All Students!: Are charter schools the only way to protect LGBT students from bullying and intimidation?

October 24, 2011 Milwaukee’s Alliance High Featured in Time Magazine as Model Program From the Alliance School web-site: The Alliance School is a small, charter school of the Milwaukee Public School system. The school opened in 2005 with the goal of providing a safe and accepting environment for all students. The Alliance School is a place where […]

Help Los Angeles Students March in Sacramento - This Monday, March 14th! STOP Governor Brown's Budget Cuts! Defend CA's Promise of Higher Ed for All!

This coming Monday, March 14th, has been called as a Day of Action in Sacramento to fight against Governor Brown’s proposal for massive cuts of $1.4 billion to public higher education in his budget.   Mass action in Sacramento on Monday can turn the tide in our favor in the battle over Brown’s proposed cuts. […]

Free and fair elections for Detroit Federation of Teachers presidential seat to be held again

Picture of current ‘president’ of DFT, Keith Johnson The Detroit Federation of Teachers membership meeting voted 84 - 49 to hold a new DFT Officers election, at its meeting last night.  This is huge victory for the defense of public education in Detroit!  Please attend our meeting Saturday February 12th at 4:30 at 19484 James Couzens to plan our immediate next steps […]

Northern Arizona University to tag its students

Northern Arizona University are set to start using RFID tags to monitor the attendance of its students. Students are protesting the use of RFID tags, which are embedded in their student IDs. A university spokesman told Government Technology magazine that the intent is to encourage professors to incorporate attendance into grading systems. More frequent attendance […]

Nativo Lopez: Legalization or No Reelection

Nativo Lopez is the National Director or Hermandad Mexicana Latinoamericana and the National President Mexican American Political Association (MAPA). He prepared the following English and Spanish versions of this speech for the massive May Day march and rally in Los Angeles. Sadly, the conservatism of the liberal immigrant rights groups, coupled with the sectarianism of […]

The Rise of the Modern Day Black Public Intellectual

The Rise of the Modern Day Black Public Intellectual By: Solomon Comissiong The great Pan-African and scholar W.E.B. Dubois spent most of his life actively working to improve the social conditions that plagued African Americans during the 20th century. During his life, America was, as it still is, a cesspool of institutional racism and injustice. […]

Economist Tim Madden: U.S./Canadian consumer interest calculation method is a monstrous fraud. 1 of 3

Tim Madden is an economist with expertise on credit and banking. Tim and I are colleagues in lobbying government for public banking, with concentration in the US for state-owned banks (and here). The structural solutions to our economic controlled demolition are obvious and simple; and explained beautifully by many of America’s brightest historical minds. Tim’s […]

Minneapolis Schools: Lock Down!

As one commentator immediately above noted, it would be worth our time to ‘stop and frisk’ our society and try to critically examine what’s causing the social despair, capitulation to “lock-down” policies, calls for military tribunals and the outsourcing of fear to law enforcement. If we don’t, we might find ourselves all locked down in the sweltering serenity of Aldous Huxley’s, Brave New World, if we aren’t already.

The Joke's on You

Abbeyville is in the middle of nowhere.  At least that is how it seems when I drive past the huge regional high school on my way down to the Gulf of Mexico.  I was surprised to hear the community mentioned on the news.  It seems that rural America is running out of money.  To cope, […]