Education profiteers add a whole new meaning to the term "classless"
Most government services are what economists call a “natural monopoly”—which turns out to be what makes it so attractive to capitalists in the first place:
The right-wing push for private school vouchers means tax dollars are funding an education that can be more damaging to children and our society than any shortcomings of public schools.
Philly Public School officials averted the most recent funding crisis by borrowing funds to open schools on time, but it is only a matter of time before they fail.
As Chris Hayes noted in the opening of his show this Monday, former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was known for pulling no punches and "out of deference to that legacy, we should pull none ourselves" and reminded his viewers of some of the "hallmarks" of Thatcher's career.
It's no secret in my part of the world that Cory Booker is a very ambitious man, whose horizons stretch far beyond New Jersery. (Until the election of Barack Obama, many observers thought he would be the first black president.) This might