What does monetary & credit freedom look like?

This is my paper for The Center of Process Studies’ conference, Money-Creation in a Finite World (free and open to the public, April 10-12, 2012; Claremont Colleges, CA): Money and credit as public services for full-employment, optimal infrastructure, ending debt slavery:Epic proponents, related history of US government and corporate media, partnership for Occupy victory It’s divided into these […]

Education as "Politically Contested Spaces"

Steve Strieker in The Answer Sheet confronts ths current state of education from the specific events of his home state: “In Gov. Scott Walker’s Wisconsin, teaching has been relegated from professional status to political fodder.” He then builds to this conclusion: “In Walker’s Wisconsin, education is not a profession. It is politics…. “With the current […]

Why Occupy? A government/economics teacher explains why we MUST

with NEW PuppetGov video here. “Constitutional governments and aristocracies are commonly overthrown owing to some deviation from justice…the rich, if the constitution gives them power, are apt to be insolent and avaricious… In all well-attempered governments there is nothing which should be more jealously maintained than the spirit of obedience to law, more especially in […]

Bill Gates: Popping Up with Compulsory Proactive Help

Remember the obnoxious, hyperactive paperclip that popped up in Word when you were trying to write a letter? As soon as you typed “Dear,” up popped up Clippy: It looks like you’re writing a letter. Would you like help? Uninvited. You’d been writing letters for decades, but Microsoft insisted you needed what they called “proactive […]

Teachers as Radicals: After SOS, What Now?

Thanks to education commentary and policy under President Obama and Secretary of Education Duncan, we don’t have to turn to George Orwell’s brilliant essays on politics and language or his classic 1984 to understand the reality of double-speak. By the end of 2010, the education focus of the Obama administration and the U.S. Department of […]

Open proposal for US revolution: end unlawful wars, parasitic/criminal economics. 1 of 4

source: Carl Herman, Examiner.com “Constitutional governments and aristocracies are commonly overthrown owing to some deviation from justice…the rich, if the constitution gives them power, are apt to be insolent and avaricious… In all well-attempered governments there is nothing which should be more jealously maintained than the spirit of obedience to law, more especially in small […]