Today in for-profit ‘college’ news

The Apollo Group (partially owned by the Carlyle Group) is really ramping up its advertising, spending $665 million this year (as it closes more than 100 physical sites) (http://chronicle.com/blogs/bottomline/u-of-phoenix-reboots-advertising-and-rebrands-in-the-process/).   The Apollo Group owns The University of Phoenix which receives eighty nine percent if not more, of its revenue from you, the taxpayer who will […]

From By Any Means Necessary (BAMN): Join Me in Sponsoring a Student to March on the U.S. Supreme Court to Restore Affirmative Action on October 15, 2013

  I believe that everyone in the U.S. should have equal access to a quality education. So I am sponsoring a student to participate in the march on October 15, when the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the landmark case, Schuette v Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action (BAMN). Please help send young […]

Wikileaks reveals a private network of over 92 companies engaged in full spectrum global espionage

The following was gleaned from the pages of El Telegrafo, September 5, 2013 — an Ecuadorian newspaper.  Introduction Spy Files 3 The Spy Files #3 form part of the documents that the organization Wikileaks has published since 2011 regarding companies dedicated to providing intelligence and security. In this research which  includes El Telegrapho from Ecuador, […]

Student loan debt, ‘financial forgiveness’ and the perils of ‘moral hazard’

Can you imagine a country where education is not a human right but a commodity to be bought and sold using debt?  Yes, well America is one such country; there are many, many others (http://sinche.uom.gr/sites/default/files/proj15_ziderman.pdf). With for profit prisons, for profit medical care and for profit, well, for-profit everything when it comes to declaring independence […]

The 50th Anniversary of the "I have a dream speech": many are afraid to walk into the cauldron of controversy and engage on the issues these days

From Occupy Bob/San Franciso Food for thought: We’ve all seen the recent series of photos of Syrians, mostly children, lying dead or dying, limbs contorting from the neurological effects of nerve gas. Alongside these videos we hear that the US has determined that the Assad government is responsible. Cut. End of story. Superman to the […]

SCANDAL ROCKS CALIFORNIA WORKERS' COMP/LAUSDAND THIS COULD HAPPEN TO YOU!

The following is by Rozy Press, who once an Los Angeles Unified School teacher,  has now had the shocking experience of having to fight both the corrupt LAUSD system as well as the State California Worker’s Compensation Fund. You can read Rozy’s testimonial below. Introduction Judge Jerold Cohn and Dr. John Stalberg Made up a […]

Cancer corporations Monsanto, DuPont, Syngenta put under the critical lens of scrutiny in award winning film

I have written, as have many, many others have about genetically modified foods and the cancer corporations called Monsanto, DuPont, and Syngenta which are determined to kill the earth and its inhabitants. In preparation for the GLOBAL MARCH AGAINST GEOENGINEERING AND CHEMTRAILS to take place on AUGUST 25th, 2013, you are invited to watch Gary […]

The CIA spied on Noam Chomsky since the 1960’s, screamed the headlines of El Telegrafo, an Ecuadorian newspaper yesterday

The CIA  has spied on intellectual dissident Noam Chomsky since the 1960’s, screamed the headlines of El Telegrafo, a newspaper from Ecuador, August 13, 2013 Wonder if the Washington Post, once the main player in spy operation Operation Mockingbird (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Mockingbird), recently purchased by billionaire Jeff Bezo, reported this?  How about the New York Times?  Doubtful.  […]

CRITICAL DIALOGUE: THE LEARNING CONVERSATION AND LEARNING TO SUSPEND JUDGMENT

I have written more than one million words on the internet for Dailycensored and other sites.  The lack of critical thinking never ceases to amaze me as I read comments by shills, trolls and other provocateurs.  Not only do many people not have the ability to think critically, they cannot even dialogue effectively. One reason […]

Bradley Manning: America's #1 political prisoner and the 'rule of hypocrisy'

Selective prosecution Much has been written about the unfair charges and actions taken by the government of the US against political prisoner, Bradley Manning.  However what often goes unnoticed is the leaking of information by the US government when it is convenient for them and the failure to prosecute the one percent. Bradley Manning was […]