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The Chicago Teachers Union is currently on the front lines of a fight to defend public education. On one side the 30,000 members of the CTU have called for a contract that includes fair compensation, meaningful job security for qualified Read more...
"I know I’m just a kid, but I have no future, and it freaks me out. I’m sorry if it looks like I’m just spoiled and petulant." Read more...
via Occupy Oakland WHERE: Lakeview Elementary School, 746 Grand Avenue, Oakland CA 94610 WHAT: Sit-in Protest To Reverse Closures of Oakland Public Schools WHEN: Beginning Friday, June 15 at 1:00 p.m. PST WHO: Teachers, parents, Read more...
As Melissa Harris-Perry and her guest Jessy Tolkan noted when reacting to Mitt Romney's speech to students in Ohio, he continues to show that he's not exactly in touch with most working Americans when he says things like this. Romney’s Advice Read more...
One month after Trayvon Martin's murder, thousands rally in Sanford for justice as thousands more join them in cities across the country. Read more...

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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan was in Austin on Thursday, where he was a keynote speaker at South by Southwest’s second annual SXSWedu conference. He also made a stop to speak to a crowd at Austin Community College’s Eastview campus for a “town hall” discussion on education issues... Read more...
Parents and activists from Occupy Chicago seize Piccolo Elementary School on city's west side to stop mayor and city council from firing entire staff. Read more...
Rush Limbaugh's ongoing assault on family values continues. This ugly excuse for a human being actually went on the radio and went off on hun Read more...
Forgive the cheap riff on Olbermann's Worst Person in the World designation, but if the epithet fits, no one wears it better than Glenn Beck. A Read more...
Newstalgia Saturday Documentary - The Class System In Britain
(People who normally would not mix) [media id=12694] With the elections in Britain less than a week away, and the latest gaff on Gordon Brown's pa Read more...