Teacher Strikes Are Exposing The Corrupt Charter School Agenda

By Jeff Bryant, Our Schools -

The LA teachers’ opposition to charter schools is just the latest voice in a growing chorus of public school teachers calling on politicians to do more to support the public schools we have [...]

Co-opted Language: Decoding Ed Reform’s Sales Pitch

By Wrench in the Gears, www.wrenchinthegears.com -

By Wrench In The Gears. The words used to promote “future ready” public education do not mean to reformers what they mean to you. This post is intended to pull back the curtain and expose the [...]

Ignoring Chicago, Toronto Has A Big, Stupid Idea

By Joyce Nelson, www.counterpunch.org -

By Joyce Nelson for Counter Punch - Last weekend, the good folks of Toronto, Ontario learned that their elected officials at City Hall are considering selling off the Toronto Parking Authority – [...]

Common Core And Corporate Colonization: The Big Picture

By Staff, www.educationalchemy.com -

By Staff of Educational Alchemy - I said it over three years ago and I’ll say it again. Common Core was, and is, an agenda crafted by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). It was [...]

Chomsky: Suffering Major Downside Of Corporate Globalization

By Noam Chomsky, www.alternet.org -

By Noam Chomsky for E-International Relations - For better or worse, I’ve pretty much stayed the same throughout my life. When I was a child in elementary school I was writing articles for the [...]

Stand With Community Colleges Resisting Corporatization

By Amanda Loos, www.kzoo.edu -

By Amanda Loos for Praxis Center - On February 4th, the faculty of the City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) delivered a vote of no confidence in mayor-appointed Chancellor Cheryl Hyman. At Harold [...]

Corporatizing Education & Teach For America’s Role In Elections

By Drew Franklin, www.alternet.org -

By Drew Franklin for AlterNet. Teach For America sounds like a benevolent and benign idea: recruit bright college grads, give them some teacher-training and place them in some of the nation’s [...]

Non-Profit Industrial Complex’s Role In Corporatized Education

By Robert D. Skeels, www.truth-out.org -

By Robert D. Skeels for Truth Out and Regeneración - Those ruling society have long utilized non-profits and similar outfits as a means to further their interests, ameliorate their public image, [...]

Organizing To Resist Corporatization Of Higher Education

By Malini Cadambi Daniel, www.newlaborforum.cuny.edu -

By Malini Cadambi Daniel for New Labor Forum - The once hallowed and secure work life of American university faculty has for the past quarter century been in turmoil. Being a profes­sor was once [...]

Ralph Nader: The Devastating Cost Of Monetized Elections

By Ralph Nader, www..nader.org -

Ralph Nader for the Nader Page. Corporatized and commercialized elections reach a point where they stand outside and erode our democracy. Every four years the presidential and Congressional [...]

Newsletter: The Moment Has Arrived, Now Is The Time

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

After a more than three year campaign, the moment has arrived, now is the time. We are at the key battleground that will determine whether the TPP and other corporate trade agreements will become [...]

Newsletter: Praise For The Radicals

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

In his recent article, “The Dance of Liberals and Radicals”, the liberal Robert Kuttner writes, “No great social change in America has occurred without radicals, beginning with the struggle to [...]

Kochs, ALEC Threaten Campus Democracy At Universities

By Roshan Bliss, www.popularresistance.org -

The process unfolding at Florida State University looks troublingly similar to much of American politics today: decision makers support outcomes or agendas favoring the rich and well-connected [...]