Railroaded: CA Governor Brown wields austerity axe while forcing voters to decide on high speed rail

The following is from Steve Miller: Steven Miller has taught science in Oakland’s Flatland high schools for 25 years. He writes about the corporate agenda of austerity and privatization of public education and public resources. Back in March, the CFT dropped the Millionaires’ Tax and agreed to support a compromise proposition with Governor Jerry Brown. […]

"Can Anyone Create A Job?" the NYT asks.

The NY Times is going to write a five part series on whether anyone can create a job. I have answered the question in 5 paragraphs… When asking the question, “can anyone create jobs,” the answer is simple. Yes, you just hire someone and “poof,” there it is- a job. There is all this talk […]

What has Florida Governor Rick Scott done for you?

Rick Scott has implemented his own business plan in Florida. He believes that, since he was a CEO, states should be run the same way a business is run. In doing so, he believes that he knows best how to run the state of Florida and has proceeded in ignoring most of its voters. in […]

First there was Dumb and Dumber…

Now we have greed and greedier.   I remember when movies were ridiculously inexpensive.  In high school, one could take his girlfriend out for movie and a pizza for around twenty dollars.  Baseball and football games were more expensive, but were not cost prohibitive.   Today, if you are a fan, you have to spend thousands of […]