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Here's some interesting privatization connections in regards to the LAUSD District 1 race (tags)

Epilogue to an article on the forces of neoliberalism meddling in the LAUSD District 1 Special Election that will run in the LA Progressive.

Newspeak Rules: How Neoliberalism Explains the World (tags)

Originally positive terms were devalued in the last decades (social state became "welfare dictatorship") Social dislocations are charged to the impacted themselves. The scandal of poverty mutates to the scandal of the poor themselves.

NCTQ's LAUSD report's highly questionable veracity shows Bill Gates' pervasiveness & perni (tags)

In depth look at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's heavy handed role in the NCTQ and their recent LAUSD report. Discussion on the background of the paper itself, the organization that created it, the organizations that ostensibly commissioned it, and ultimately who funded it and to what aim.

OpineRegress: Matthew Yglesias' reactionary education policy pandering (tags)

I've been following the exchange regarding education policy between Rachel Levy and Matthew Ygelsias online. Ygelsias is a well known supporter of reactionary corporate education reform, despite his reputation of progressive politics. In this essay we examine those contradictions and offer some possible reasons for Ygelsias' intransigence.

Gates' Yolie Flores lauded by LA Weekly's Yellow Journalists (tags)

Trashy masseuse and porn ad pennysaver (aka LA Weekly) has printed yet another homage to the princess of privatization.

Voters chose public school Echo Park Community plan over CNCA corporate charter school by (tags)

Parent continue to organize in support of the public school plan in hopes that LAUSD will consider the wishes of the community over the deep pocked interests of CNCA.

Camino Nuevo Staff Admonishing Echo Park Community to "Fact Check?" (tags)

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy's paid staff are the first to tout statistics, except when those statistics reflect poorly on them. Here's a rebuttal to their fact checking admonishments. Ultimately, the battle for CRES 14 comes down to who should control our schools -- public or private?

On Anschutz, Villaraigosa, LAUSD Privatization Candidates, and Riding Dinosaurs (tags)

Exposing Villaraigosa's Coalition for School Reform ties to right wing extremists like Philip Anschutz. Explores how plutocrat dollars flow to so-called reform candidates, who then follow the corporate agenda. Anschutz's Walden Media funded the production of the unabashed corporate charter propaganda piece, "Waiting for Superman."

Banana Republic PSC Elections Camino Nuevo Corporate Charter Style (tags)

Exposing malfeasance by Corporate Charter Camino Nuevo in attempting to subvert the CRES 14 community advisory vote.

Responding to questions of teacher evaluation and performance (tags)

Addressing some of the false arguments by the corporate school privatization junta in regards to teacher evaluations and teacher performance.

U.S. IMPERIALISM IN THE PHILIPPINES (tags)

After more than a century of brutal colonization of the Philippines, U.S. troops continue to battle Moro insurgents and the New People's Army guerillas to protects its investments, support the bloody oligarchs headed by the Arroyo clique, and preserve its neocolonial stranglehold. The U.S. public should wake up to demand that Obama stop its support of the Arroyo regime and withdraw U.S. troops. E. San Juan's two books might help inform the US public of what's going on in the Philippines today.

Damning the Flood (tags)

A brilliant review of a new book on Haiti.

John McCain, candidato del pasado Terrorista (tags)

La entrevista de McCain con el dictador Pinochet, hecha pública en simultáneo con la visita del obispo Fernando Lugo a su compañero de trabajo George W. Bush, han dejado en claro quién representa todo lo malo del pasado Terrorista del Imperio.

Review of E. SAN JUAN's ON THE PRESENCE OF FILIPINOS IN THE UNITED STATES (tags)

Filipinos in the U.S. today comprise the largest community of Asians in the U.S. But knowledge about Filipinos is scarce; instead, trivialities, cliches, and stereotypes are disseminated by Filipino historical associations. This review calls attention to one serious effort to approach Filipinos from a historical-materialist point of view.

Protester Arrested at U.S. Capitol Asks: What About the First Amendment? (tags)

Activists took their case for ending the Iraqi War to the party responsible for authorizing it--the U.S. Congress! On Sept. 26, 2006, 71 protesters were arrested by police on various charges. The organizing groups for the event were the “National Campaign for Nonviolence Resistance” (NCNR) and the “Declaration of Peace.” One of the protesters arrested was Max Obuszewski of the NCNR. He demanded to know: “What about the First Amendment?”

The time doesn't stop - of the need of a commitment with the education. (tags)

about the need to understand that the education is the only exit to the countries if they develop

Sheep Dreams and Kitten Memes (tags)

The revolution is now. The revolution is all the time. Welcome to the revolution.

Let's Build Liberation: A Conversation with Chris Crass (tags)

An interview with Chris Crass about anti-racism, anarchism, feminism and movement building

The social construction of consciousness (tags)

This paper gives a theoretical discussion of the source and methodology of the social construction of consciousness. The first section introduces the piece. The second establishes the relationship between "interests" and "consciousness." The third describes growing inequality in the US. The fourth develops the structural source of consciousness. The fifth details the interlocking nature of politics and economy in the US. The sixth section discusses how our consciousness can be constructed. The final section offers some solutions.

Authoritarian parties endanger peace movement (tags)

This is a repost from a nyc indymedia posting. I thought it was very good and we need to remember this important message.

Garry M. Leech From INOTA "Neutral" In Colombian Class War (tags)

"Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral." - Paulo Freire

Garry M. Leech From INOTA "Neutral" In Colombian Class War (tags)

"Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral." - Paulo Freire

Radical Education: John Taylor Gatto (tags)

Lefties have a lot of homework to do when it comes to "education."

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