privatization

Mark Gleason: Piggie Of The Week
For years, Philadelphia's schools have been underfunded (even before our current psychotic governor blew a $304 million hole in the budget. We've been a laboratory of privatization, charter schools, and pretty much every bullshit "reform" imaginable. Now, Philadelphia School Partnership executive director Mark Gleason inadvertently admitted what the rest of us have known for years: as the reformers see it, some children are winners... and some are simply losers. As it is on Wall Street, so shall it be in the classroom. Read more...
Newark Principals Indefinitely Suspended For Speaking Out
Four principals in Newark have been punished for speaking against a years-long campaign to starve, then close their schools. Read more...
CBS' Dickerson Allows Bill Kristol To Pretend GOP Has 'Positive Alternatives' To Obamacare
Why does CBS think Bill Kristol needs more air time to spew Republican talking points now that Fox finally got rid of him? Read more...
Paul Ryan's Secret Love Affair With Obamacare
The Affordable Care Act is the worst thing to happen to America since slavery and the Fugitive Slave Act. Right? Read more...
GOP Appointed Officials Black Out Detroit During Heatwave To “Send Them A Strong Message.” Read more...

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There's more to the madness in North Carolina than state religion and vote suppression. The new, GOP-dominated legislature means to dominate the larger cities where Democratic voters are concentrated as well, and to privatize public assets. Legislators are steamrolling Democrats and Republicans alike. Read more...
Can we keep Congress from further illegal attacks on the postal service? Read more...
Nestle CEO Peter Brabeck thinks it's in all our best interests if his company can profit off the water you drink. Read more...