Fortunately, teachers and their allies are fighting back. We can begin to feel the rumble of solidarity, with parents, teachers, labor and youth demanding what is rightfully theirs — public schools and democratic public education.
All men (and corporations) are created equal
If you are a single, somewhat unattractive corporation (maybe you have a chemical dumping problem or something), and you need a little love only a state legislature can give, you need ALEC.
“I felt an endless anger: how could it be that they are taking me off of a plane? How can these ‘United States authorities’ behave with such despotism?”
Aggression by Scott Walker’s Department of Administration must stop, say protesters.
Working off ALEC’s proposed legislation, Republicans are pushing ruinous private-school voucher bills for kids with disabilities.
Whistleblowers and solidarity activists beware: The Obama Administration may be coming after you. It is using the repressive powers of the state to try to send a chill down the backs of many people who might dream of opposing U.S. policy.
Democracy in America is under attack. Politicians in dozens of states are turning back the clock by denying the vote to their own citizens.
This is one of the greatest revolutions and quickest evolutions of our time.
“I am a relatively small fish and it seems to me rather likely that I was not the only target of the baleful team at the White House.”
It was 40 years ago this month that Marvin Gaye’s legendary album, “What’s Going On,” was released. The album, now considered a masterpiece of music and social commentary, remains all-too relevant today.
Fifty years ago this month, an interracial group of activists decided to take a risky step and put their bodies on the line to challenge the entrenched policy of racial segregation in the American South.
Ryan and the Republicans don’t appear to give a hoot about what happens to people with disabilities who depend on Medicaid.
At first, it threatened to charge family members with espionage if they dared to access Wikileaks.