Michigan Activists Rally to Support BOTH Affirmative Action and 10% Plan in University of Texas Admissions

Michigan Activists Rally to Support BOTH Affirmative Action and 10% Plan in University of Texas Admissions Press Conference Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Noon (or whenever oral arguments end) At Steps of U.S Supreme Court For more Information, contact Kate Stenvig at 313-575-9329 or Donna Stern at 313-468-3398 A contingent from the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights […]

Britain: state pension linked to age" The Granny tax

Attacks on working people are happening all around the world, not simply here in the US.  From Greece to Italy, from Portugal to Turkey the mass of the world’s citizens are not only feeling the pinch of plunder, but they are saying they will not take it anymore. Meanwhile, their so called ‘leaders’ work for […]

Poverty and Testing in Education: “The Present Scientifico-legal Complex”

[Part I: Poverty] Jim Taylor has entered the poverty and education debate by asking U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and billionaire/education entrepreneur Bill Gates a direct question: “I really don’t understand you two, the U.S. Secretary of Education and the world’s second richest man and noted philanthropist. How can you possibly say that public […]

More on secret black money and the ruling elite underground economy: The sleaze of Swiss banks in an interview with Vishv Bandhu Gupta

  Vishv Bandhu Gupta traces the less than honorable origin and growth of black money swilling within the ruling elite underground in an interview with Tehelka (India’s independent magazine // 15 June 2011 Wednesday, http://www.tehelka.com/story_main49.asp?filename=Ws130611SwissBanks.asp) In what was once the most diabolical pinning of any state policy ever, the Swiss carved out for itself an innovative […]

Dalton Sherman - The 'Michael Jackson' of right wing think tanks and the crypto-fascists who fund them

  Believing is better than asking questions, or so says the ruling class and their lap dogs.  Appealing to irrationality instead of rationality is an old sophist trick refined by Edward Bernays, the nephew of Sigmund Freud.  Initially applied to the Creel reports during World War I, Bernays went on to not only show how […]

Eating children: what Detroit teachers and students are saying

School is little more than a trauma unit now that the ruling elites have managed to derange the entire enterprise.  Of course obedience training and historical amnesia were always the capitalist curriculum but now the situation is so bad that education remains a preposterous illusion under the current material conditions of capitalist life.  See what […]

the Grand Paradox

AFP While discussing the uprising that was taking place in Bahrain, its crown prince had this interesting comment,  “…at the end of the day we all are going to have to live in the same country together and talk to one another.”  That is something we should pay attention to here in this country.  I […]

Reactionary Governor Walker of Wisconsin declares war on working people and kids

‘Austerity’ is the word used by those in power to make it sound like we are all in this ‘budget crisis’ together, when in fact it is the ruling oligarchs of this nation, the banksters and their coin-operated politicians, that created the crisis that now threatens to bring working people to their knees. However tens […]

Governor Walker in Milwaukee: Bring out the National Guard to jail public union workers

picture of Italian fascist Benito Mussolini, darling of the ruling classes of the western world Gov. Scott Walker of Milwaukee, Wisconsin says he is confident state workers will continue to show up for work and do their jobs, despite their potential disappointment in his emergency budget proposal.  However, if there is worker unrest, Walker says the […]

Daily Censored First: Grassroots Media Pushes Corporate Coverage

On August 14, I published “Chief Judge of 9th Circuit: ‘1984 is here,’ especially for poor”,  two days after a ruling of the 9th Circuit Court, which essentially legalized warrantless wiretaps on cars – even if it’s in a person’s driveway (Well, that is, unless that person lives in a gated community).  Chief Judge Alex […]