A Play about For-Profit Colleges

Aaron Calafato is a playwright and actor. Like many people who choose that line of work, however, he has a hard time making a dime.  So he took a job as a recruiter for a for-profit college in Ohio. His experiences there led him to become a critic of the predatory industry. Now, according to […]

Bankster Wall Street occupied, Kaiser nurses on strike, Verizon workers and labor on the rise

Beginning September 21st at 6am, about 2,500 Kaiser Permanente employees throughout Southern CA were out on the picket line to protest Kaiser’s unfair labor practices and refusal to bargain in good faith toward a fair contract that protects patient care and leaves workers’ benefits intact. Today, September 22 they are joined by approximately 1,500 NUHW members in […]

Private ownership of the educational means of production

The language of double speak invented by those who own the means of educational production has now become the commercialized language of the masses. As technology in education progresses faster than the moral development of the social relations of educational production, we can expect that language will also change to reflect the commercialized interests of […]

FOX News Takes Over NPR

NPR played an interview with a potential voter this a.m.  “I am glad she [Bachman] is running, she will bring common sense to the race.” Morning Marketplace announced this a.m. that New Jersey’s Governor Christie is negotiating an open credit line to J.P. Morgan for $2.25 billion dollars.  If the State needs more dollars it […]

A friend asked about my thoughts on Ms Schiller and NPR

Bottom line is you are right it is very sad,  We need to stop hurting each other. The banks are crying about possibly losing $20.5 billion dollars because the new consumer safety bill will reduce their profit from debit card transactions from $0.44 to $0.12 per transaction.  The Banks could probably cover that if they […]

Britain: We'll never give in, says student fees protester who's just 12 years old

A boy of 12 taking part in this week’s mass protest over university tuition fees said today: “We will never give in.” Tommy Jackman, who will be one of the youngest to demonstrate against the hike in fees, said he was not scared despite the violence at previous protests. He vowed to be on the […]

Obama warned Israel may bomb Iran this month: analysis by Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity

source. The following is a public memorandum for the President of the United States written by veteran US Intelligence Agency professionals. Their assessment is in agreement with my reporting that the US and/or Israel has planned an unlawful attack on Iran based on lies. In addition, perhaps the only tactic to stop it is broad-scale public […]

U.S. airport security is a failure

We are told that airport security is here to protect us. We don’t mind taking off our shoes or waiting in an hour-long line because we know that it’s to keep us safe. But are these expensive measures really effective? Many in the Department of Homeland Security say post-9/11 measures have been successful. The truth […]

Crossing the Line

I am getting close to crossing the line, I think.  Yesterday I saw a fellow in his mid 60’s who was wearing a startlingly red polo shirt with “Deloitte & Touche” embroidered on it.  I asked if his shirt came with a bonus?  As he got into his brand new, candy apple red Corvette convertible, […]