"Top Level Kids" and Accountability-A Radical Response

The 21st century Western world, driven by American corporate and consumer ideology, is a perpetual media culture that depends on sound bites and “the next thing,” leaving the public reduced to media consumers never allowed time to reflect on the information. Volume and speed have consumed and obliterated nuance, ethics, and accuracy. Numerous media outlets […]

A Conversation with Howard Zinn

A classic interview with Dr. Howard Zinn from the archives of Your World News Media: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/your-world-news/2009/10/11/a-conversation-with-howard-zinn Howard Zinn was many things such as an educator and civil rights champion—-among so many other positive things. However, at the top of the list, Howard Zinn was a true Human Rights Champion and Advocate. His book, “A People’s […]

Pork Barrel Spending in our Schools

As an educator, I am a firm believer in supporting local school districts. As an ex-collegiate athlete, I see the positive benefits that school athletic programs bring to districts, players, and even students who do not participate in sports but have a reason to be excited about their schools. Many of us are also concerned […]