Rebuilding an Open Democratic University

California State University is celebrating 50th years of being the nations leading university. The web page http://www.calstate.edu/50th/ asked for comments from people about the next fifty years. Here is my response. California State University Over the Next Fifty Years (After the Democracy Revolution) By Peter Phillips California State University well return to being the people’s […]

Michigan fails to ‘win’ Race to the Top monies once again: Thank God!

Demonizing teachers in the name of children The headline blasted on the face of The Detroit News belched out today that Michigan has lost its second bid for Race to the Top monies.  The paper, which is favorable to the privatization policies promoted by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in his ill conceived plan to […]