Another sign that Big Money has gone too far, and that corporations are too powerful. Originally, corporations were granted charters for two years, and could only be renewed if they could prove they were doing the public good. As Seth Godin says here, business for the sake of short-term profit, with no accountability to the […]Read More Seth’s Blog: The perfect crime
In his article "Keeping Kids Stupid: The Intellectual Lynching of Jay Bennish," Michael I. Niman defends Social Studies teacher Jay Bennish's teaching methodology. Definitely worth checking out.Read More Defending Jay Benning. Again. And Well.
Admittedly, I am not very good at keeping up with the latest news. I mean, I just found this today (from March 11th), about Colorado High School Social Studies teacher Jay Benning being reinstated in his job after originally being placed on leave for comparing certain of PrezBush's Jan 06 State of the Union address […]Read More The Fourth Reich: Avoided for Now?
Why is nobody pointing out that this is what the Third Reich would have done? More power to Jay Bennish!!! — (from the CNN.com website: http://www.cnn.com/2006/EDUCATION/03/08/teacher.bush.ap/index.html) Teacher who compared Bush and Hitler put on leave Wednesday, March 8, 2006; Posted: 10:17 a.m. EST (15:17 GMT) DENVER (AP) — A high school social studies teacher who […]Read More the Fourth Reich
The Supreme Court last Thursday, 26 June, 2003, chose not to hear the case of Nike v Kasky. This is a good thing. If you are reading this, and you are at all concerned with democracy, you MUST check out this fantastic article by Truthout.org’s Jennifer Van Bergen. Van Bergen cites this fantastic quip from […]Read More Corporate Personhood is Killing Democracy