Testing, one, two, three - Summary of Chavez Education Conference 4/30-5/1/2010

    Well over 300 students, educators, parents and community members attended the sixth annual Chavez Educational Conference held at Fresno State University. Attendees, presenters, and keynotes came from all over California and as far away as Colorado.  Eleven break out session covered the two days- some of which were repeated twice. The Chavez committee […]

Senate Bill 6 out of Florida: Euthansia for education

The hope we see is in students themselves as they step up to the forefront to fight for the vision of Dubois, not the criminality and shilling of Sharpton and Booker T. Washington politics of containment of surrender. Many stalwart organizers like Detroit students, DC students, and others see the prevarication and the low-expectation message of Race to the Top inscription on the tomb stones of their futures.

Collateral Murder, the WikiLeaks video

This is the video shot of US military personnel firing upon and killing over a dozen people, including two Reuters journalists. Reuters has tried to obtain the video from the Pentagon several times without success. Thanks to anonymous whistleblowers, Wikileaks now has the video. The following is from Wikileaks’ site, Collateral Murder. 5th April 2010 […]

A Convenient Truth

How convenient it is that the justice department has decided the person who sent weapon’s grade anthrax to key Democratic offices, like Senator Patrick Leahey’s, is a dead person.  Yes, It is Obama’s justice Department, but the people in it were hired in the last nine years.   I think Obama’s Justice department is working under […]

BEWARE: MIRANDA RIGHTS RESTRICTED — Another Constitutional Right flies out the Door

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS BEWARE: MIRANDA RIGHTS RESTRICTED — Another Constitutional Right flies out the Door By Marti Hiken The words we hear in so many movies and television shows when someone is arrested, “Read him his Miranda rights,” no longer have meaning. These rights are dead because the courts have “interpreted” them out of existence. Throughout our country, […]

Here are the names! They don't even hide their intentions anymore — class war

The new charter hucksters and their deep pockets don’t even hide the fact they are taking over public schools. The sad fact is the Obama Administration does. Take a look at the new self described “challengers of conventional thinking”. They are all captains of sophistry and market fundamentalism. The problem is they are so well funded that resistance will have to come in droves to drive them out.

We must repeal No Child Left Behind. If we did this we could put them out of business. They need NCLB to make their plan work!

University of Phoenix Settles Fraud Complaint for $78.5 Million

You’ve seen their commercials all over the web and on television.  The ConsumerAffairs.com website has page after page of complaints from  students detailing their history of abuse and exploitation at the hands of University of Phoenix and its parent company-The Apollo Group.  It also has, on the very same page-a google advertisement from University of […]

To Protect and To Unnerve: Portland Police Provoke Paranoia

It appears that “going rogue” is all the rage these days, and the police officers of Portland, Oregon, seem determined to get in on the fad. A burgeoning public relations fiasco in the City of Roses revolves around one particular officer. Earlier this month, Portland Police Officer Chris Humphreys was caught on video surveillance shooting […]

Junk bonds, charter schools and insider fraud

November 29, 2009 - 10:00 AM The following story provides more evidence of the economic and fraudulent wake that is enveloping public schools throughout the nation through the Trojan horse for privatization called ‘charter schools’.  Do not be fooled, for all over the US the havoc wrought from a decaying social fabric is being exposed […]