The Heartland Institute: Leaked Document Details “Operation Angry Badger” in Wisconsin

According to journalist Bill Glauber of the Journal Sentinel out of Wisconsin, a Chicago-based free-market think tank has prepared a strategy to sway the recall debate in Wisconsin in favor of Governor Walker and the reactionary corporatists.  This includes detailing “the shortcomings of public schools,” according to leaked documents that appeared this week on the […]

Elmo isn't Gramsci for kids and the mythical soft bigotry of low expectations

We address the soft bigotry of low expectations so that we may ignore the hard racism of inequity. — John Kuhn Although this footage isn’t new and commentators have already discussed it, it deserves reexamination since it illuminates one of the core false tenets of the corporate education reform canon. [click here if you can’t […]