Northwestern High School students in DC stage walkout and receive five day suspensions

    The Fightback, out of Washington D.C. reported March 14th, 2012 that Northwestern High School Principal Edgar Batenga gave five-day suspension to four students, and possibly shorter suspensions to others, for their alleged role in organizing an attempted walkout on March 1, which was billed as a National Day of Action to Defend Public Education. In a flier […]

Tax breaks for the rich v. Budget Cuts for the poor: Wisconsin

By Donna Cooper | February 22, 2011 House leaders are unfortunately restricting their proposed budget cuts for the remainder of fiscal year 2011 to nonsecurity discretionary spending in an attempt to tame a $1.3 trillion deficit. This approach is especially shortsighted since the Federal Treasury loses twice as much revenue due to tax breaks than […]