Donald Graham Determined to Drive Washington Post into a Ditch

  The Wall Street Journal reported on Dec 3 2011 , in the article “Post’s Graham Digs In Amid Pressure” by By RUSSELL ADAMS And CHRISTOPHER S. STEWART that Donald Graham is refusing to sell any major units of the Washington Post Company, like the failing Kaplan University, despite dramatic declines in revenue and profits and […]

A Retro-Rocketship to the Future: Corporate Education Reform Blasts Off in Silicon Valley

Rocketship is blasting off in Silicon Valley, with great fanfare – and no, it’s not a new tech start up, propelled by the genius of another 22-year old wunderkind who has invented the latest, most innovative way to virally spread videos of silly cats playing pianos.   Yet, looking at the applauding coverage of Rocketship, you’d […]

Media Revolution: Why the mass media is almost universally trash; and why this must change, and is changing

Corporate and state ownership, dependency on advertising money, careerism, group think, staffing cuts, hyper-concision, syndication bastardization and non-democratic hierarchical power structures: need we say more? * The majority of people are now highly sceptical of the mass media, as well as corporate and political elites and all of our major social institutions, as global polls […]

World War III: The 'resources' war

As the media deals with erruptions in the Middle East and elsewhere as so many bee bees in a bag what is overlooked is that the US has been and is now involved in World War Three. Actions in Libya, Yemen, Tunisia, Iraq, Afghanistan and more can only be seen under the umbrella of a […]

CENSORED IN 1977: ELECTRONIC SMOG

CENSORED IN 1977: ELECTRONIC SMOG     “Studies have linked sustained microwave exposure to headaches, dizziness, fatigue, irritability, loss of judgment, leukemia, cataracts, changes in the blood-brain barrier, heart trouble, and central nervous disorders.” Yet a cover-up exists. The food industry uses microwaves to roast peanuts and coffee beans, freeway call-boxes use microwaves, burglar alarms […]

America’s Selective Sympathy for Loss of Life

America’s Selective Sympathy for Loss of Life: Life, Death and Racism By Solomon Comissiong January 8th 2011 will long be a day marked in infamy throughout the United States. Friends and family of the six Americans whose lives were tragically and needlessly ripped away, by a crazed 22-year old, may never recover emotionally. 19 people […]

Wisconsin public schools hit hard by the policies of capitalism: as public funding for schools falls state by state: All good news to the privatizers out to strangle the public sector

From Larry Miller’s blog: July 5, 2010 Many Wisconsin School Districts Hit Hard By Economy School Finance State aid to schools expected to drop Eleven local districts will receive more than 10% less funding By Amy Hetzner of the Journal Sentinel July 1, 2010 General state aid is expected to decrease for more than half of […]