fix articles 13213, jonathan kozol
How is CCSA's Ref Rodriguez hiding his billionaire and ideologue contributors? (tags)
How does California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) hide the billionaires, fringe right-wingers, and extreme ideologues contributing to charter profiteer Refugio "Ref" Rodriguez and neoliberal school privatizer Tamar Galatzan's Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) campaigns?
Villaraigosa: The Myth of The Progressive Mayor (tags)
While Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa disappointed supporters and failed to deliver any progressive policies whatsoever, he was hardly a failure to those he really serves. Indeed, for developers, real estate tycoons, billionaires, and school privatization profiteers, Villaraigosa's eight year reign was a smashing success.
A Nation of Morons (tags)
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.
ICEF Crooks to get gobbled up by competing Corporate Charter Chain (tags)
The corporate model charter schools follow makes for some interesting aftermath. They are now beginning to monopolize by swallowing each other up. If charters were the first step towards privatization, this is the first step towards the Wall-Martization of education.
Prison Abolition In Practice --Part two of an interview with Criminal Injustice Kos (tags)
Let’s get rid of prison rape. Let’s reinstitute rehabilitation. Let’s repeal certain draconian sentencing laws. All good and essential ideas. But very little – in some cases, nothing - will fundamentally change unless those ideas, and more, are advanced within a strategic framework of abolition.
Destroying Public Education in America (tags)
Privatizations schemes to destroy public education.
Kozol Rips "No Child Left Behind" in San Diego (tags)
Educator and activist Jonathan Kozol spoke at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral in San Diego October 8 and ripped the "No Child Left Behind" law, with its agenda of standardized high-stakes testing, militaristic regimentation of the classroom and veiled racism in its assumption of children of color learn "differently' from whites and therefore must be taught less imaginatively.
Tranforming Capitalist Schooling (tags)
School is back. So are liberals and conservatives, bickering over how to preserve capitalist schooling. At issue is how to get beyond capital, its promises of perpetual war and meaningless jobs. How shall we keep our ideas, yet teach?
ALVARO VARGAS LLOSA SENDS HUGO CHAVEZ TO DANTE'S INFERNO (tags)
CONSERVATIVE THINK TANK WRITER SAVAGES HUGO CHAVEZ
On Jonathan Kozol's "Manifiesto" (tags)
The struggle for social justice can begin in schools, with a mass movement to take direct action in order to overcome racist high-stakes tests, and imperialist wars.
HOSTILE TAKEOVER - THE CORPORATE CONTROL OF SOCIETY AND HUMAN LIFE (tags)
HOW PREDATORY GIANT CORPORATIONS DESTROY SOCIETY AND PEOPLE
DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA - IT'S SPELLED C-O-R-R-U-P-T-I-O-N (tags)
US past and present policy using a broader definition of corruption
"President Bush Doesn’t Care About Black People..." (tags)
Damn Right! And That's Not The Half Of It
United for a Fair Economy Brings "Economic Apartheid" Message to Shadow (tags)
United for a Fair Economy Brings "Economic Apartheid" Message As Convener of Shadow Convention "Poverty and Wealth Gap Day" August 14