The War on Public School Teachers New Unions, New Alliances, New Politics

From:  the Bullet Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 854 July 22, 2013 Michael D. Yates Michael D. Yates is Associate Editor of Monthly Review and Director of Monthly Review Press. This article appeared on his blog CheapMotels and a Hotplate.org. The U.S. working-class was slow to respond to the hard times it faced during and […]

Walker Announces Voucher Expansion at California Speech

November 19, 2012 From: Larry Miller’s blog Walker Announces Voucher Expansion at California Speech Filed under:  Right Wing Agenda,Scott Walker,Vouchers — millerlf @ 3:02 pm Scott Walker is ready to take another step on his mission to privatize public education in the state of Wisconsin. He announced his plans to expand the voucher program for […]

The American Federation for Children is not for children it is for reactionaries in Wisconsin and beyond

From Larry Miller’s blog: The American Federation for Children (AFC), led by Betty DeVos, is spending money on Milwaukee’s present legislative races. The American Federation for Children spent $1.5 million helping Republicans during this year’s recall elections. That includes some $900,000 that it spent to help Scott Walker fend off Tom Barrett’s challenge. The American […]

Do children deserve playgrounds? “Maybe,” says Milwaukee’s Common Council

Larry Miller’s Blog: Educate All Students! August 3, 2012   By Barbara Miner Aug. 2, 2012 (Barbara Miner’s blog is part of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Purple Wisconsin project. Miner is an award-winning journalist and photographer.) I thought that asking whether the children of Milwaukee deserve school playgrounds would be a slam-dunk question — sort […]

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker prevented from speaking in Chicago

The Occupy Chicago movement prevented Scott Walker from speaking at a business breakfast November 3rd in Chicago. Take a look. Governor Scott Walker Not Allowed to Speak at Chicago Business Breakfast To view Walker’s humiliation you can go to:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KET6XK1E4CQ

Critical thinking is subversive

From Larry Miller’s blog out of Wisconsin Filed under: MPS,Right Wing Agenda — millerlf @ 1:48 pm Right wing fringe blogger Kyle Olsen, who has admitted to making up stories to move his right-wing agenda, now has criticized a Milwaukee teacher for having students discuss and write about civic duty at a school where parents […]

Are you part of the solution, or…?

Governor Scott Walker took a state headed for a great surplus and instituted tax cuts for his Republican friends, which turned the surplus into a huge deficit.  Now is using this deficit to justify the crucifixion of labor.   He is attempting to eliminate collective bargaining and increase the burden on the middle and lower […]

Wal-Mart set to skim off free labor in Detroit High Schools: Students fight the road to serfdom

The students of Frederick Douglass Academy have been, and are the leaders of Detroit. We are now in the middle of the most important fight of our lives. This is the fight for our city. This is the fight for Public Education. Bobb knows and understands that the strongest leaders opposing his plan are in Frederick Douglass Academy, so he has brought the fight to our school. If he breaks our school, he thinks that he can break the rest of DPS. History has put us in the position to truly be the future of Detroit.