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RICHARD SILVERSTEIN DISRUPTS ANTI-ISRAEL EVENT AT ST. MARKS CATHEDRAL (tags)
Richard Silverstein, Seattle blogger and self appointed Sheriff of Palestine County
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.
"Parent" Trigger co-author Austin knew he was breaking laws while he lobbied the SBE (tags)
Criminal mastermind Ben Austin, of the Walton, Broad, and Gates Foundation funded astroturf charter school proxy group Parent Revolution, illegally and unethically influenced the passage of the so-called Parent Empowerment Act (aka parent trigger) law. Although the State Board warned Austin that his actions were in violation, he and his group were able to circumvent democracy and get their charter school market share legislation pushed through the SBE. This letter vindicates my accusations of Austin's malfeasance.
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.
Echo Park Moms leading the way. Demand your right to vote! No more LAUSD privatization wit (tags)
Echo Park Moms 4 Education lead the struggle to save the public advisory vote, the only democratic portion of LAUSD's deceptively named Public School Choice motion which gives away public schools.
Echo Park Moms 4 Education: URGENT - Parent Wake-Up Call on Tuesday May 10th!!! (tags)
LAUSD's Public School Choice is already an anti-democratic measure to give public schools away to private charter corporations. Removing the advisory vote makes PSC all the more totalitarian and entirely removes community and parental voice. Either keep the advisory votes or repeal PSC altogether.
Parent Revolution's mendacious minions to appear with Heartland Institute reactionaries (tags)
This Monday school privatizer Ben Austin and his so-called Parent Revolution to host The Heartland Institute which is essentially the John Birch Society with a budget. Also, catching Parent Revolution staffers spreading misinformation about their mission.
ICS phonebanking for Luis Sanchez? Conflict of interest much? (tags)
Just when you think the trail of scandals and unscrupulous behavior by LAUSD hopeful Luis Sanchez were at their apex, he reaches all new heights of disrepute by having his 501C3 phonebank for his political campaign.
It's Official, the LA Weekly is Ben Austin's personal public relations firm (tags)
How Jill Stewart's masseuse and porn ad pennysaver -- The LA Weekly -- has taken yellow journalism to new heights with its fanatical coverage of the corporate astroturf group Parent Revolution's school privatization pogroms in Compton.
Ben Austin channels Sarah Palin substituting his Triggers for her Targets (tags)
Highly paid school privatization advocate Ben Austin has been lashing out publicly with ever more vitriol since he ignominiously lost his seat on the California State Board of Education and his supposed moment of triumph in Compton, chronicled in Jill Stewart's trashy masseuse and porn ad pennysaver was been mired in controversy and very real accusations of malfeasance.
Support the Student Privacy Protection Act - prevent release of student info to military (tags)
Petition urging passage of H.R. 1091, a bill to help prevent the automatic release of student information to military recruiters.
Environmental Justice Groups’ Concern Continue As Carson-Gore School Opens (tags)
Parent Exposed to Toxic Vapors from Nearby Oil Operations
U.S. Representatives Seek Community Support (tags)
An estimated 5 million children who are U.S. citizens has had a parent detained, waiting deportation or deported by U.S. ICE
Advocacy Workshop for Special Needs Children (tags)
Recognizing the need for further parent training and education, parents and community groups, including Learning Disabilities Association of Orange County and California Safe Schools, are organizing the free Parent Workshop at the Goldy S. Lewis Community Center in the city of Rancho Cucamonga.
CLEAN ENVIRONMENT, SAFE SCHOOLS, HEALTHY CHILDREN VISIT WWW.CALISAFE.ORG (tags)
CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS NON-PROFIT WWW.CALISAFE.ORG
When communism takes over (tags)
Facts on property owning in Finland.
How the hell do you explain a 37-year military occupation to a 3 year old! (tags)
Last night was not a good night. We put our two girls to sleep at 9am. My wife followed at 10. At around 11:30pm I was on the computer when out of nowhere Israeli IDF soliders were yelling out of loudspeakers for our neighboors, 2 streets over, to exit their house with all kids. A few moments later the annoying wizzing sound of the unmanned plane...
CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS COALITION - WWW.CALISAFE.ORG (tags)
Created most stringent pesticide policy in nation for schools. Policy has become model for school districts and communities throughout the United States.
The Soft Bigotry of the Teacher's Union (tags)
Interesting differences in resources for parents. http://www.opinionjournal.com/best/?id=110002943
Infoshop.org is a family friendly web site. We believe in human rights for all people, regardless of age, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, or political belief. Maybe that needs changing to,'abandon hope all ye who enter here.'
PARENTS GAIN "RIGHT TO KNOW" (tags)
PARENTS GAIN RIGHT TO KNOW OF TOXIC EXPOSURE