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Oct 20

No Wonder Right-wingers Want to Blame Teachers

No wonder radical right-wing Republicans like Gov. Corbett in Pennsylvania want to blame teachers for problems in public education. They don’t want to admit that state education funding is lower than it was before the

Oct 17

Krugman Praises Obama Presidency

Paul Krugman, who many of us remember loudly supported Hillary Clinton in the 2008 Democratic primaries, has just written a very solid progressive vindication of the six years of the Obama presidency. As you

Oct 9

Pa. Government Assaults School Teachers

The chair of the Philadelphia School Reform Committee (SRC) appointed by far and radical right-wing Gov. Corbett activated “its nuclear option and [canceled] its teachers’ contract” with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers. It is probably

Apr 29

The Stock Market is Rigged

One of America’s most powerful mass media institutions, 60 minutes, did a major story on the rigging of the stock market. A new book by Michael Lewis called Flash Boys explains how traders spend

Jan 31

We’re on the winning side of history!

In the very first Congress of the Civil War, President Lincoln said democracy itself was at stake, promising not just a system of government, but a promise of economic opportunity and SOCIAL JUSTICE. “This is

Jan 20

Dr. King would call us to nonviolent direct action

In this time that we set aside to honor one of our — if not the greatest American — let us pause from our struggle for a more perfect union to take an inventory

Dec 4

ALEC Faces Funding Crisis & possible Lobbying Violations

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) may be guilty of abusing its tax status, which has created even bigger problems. According to reporting in Britain’s Guardian newspaper ALEC has lost 400 state legislative members and

Nov 18
Thom Hartmann’s Big Picture Rumble & The TPPPlay

Thom Hartmann’s Big Picture Rumble & The TPP

Wow, what a night!! Friday night I was on Thom Hartmann‘s great television show as a member of a panel to discuss several topics. Check out the video above. My segment on The Big

Oct 31

ALEC: The Most Dangerous Conspiracy

The other day I ran a blog on the North Carolina Republican official who admitted and demonstrated his racism on Jon Stewart’s Daily Show. Of course, Don Yelton was speaking for the increasingly right-wing and

Oct 29

The Daily Show Exposes Rampant Republican Racism

There is a reason so many folks say they get their news from Jon Stewart’s Daily Show. Last week the Daily Show interviewed a North Carolina Republican Party official about the lawsuit filed by

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