When Did Teacher Unions Decide to “TURN” Against Collective Bargaining Rights?

By Kathleen Carroll7/11/14We watch the chaotic struggles against mass school closures, mass teacher-school employee layoffs, and the proliferation of charter schools.  We see the expansion of charter school management organizations and online learning, testing, with associated tech companies taking huge chunks of education tax dollars.  We then hear politicians claiming what we have is a […]

Fifty Years Later: Was the War on Poverty a Failure?

By Keith M. Kilty For a brief moment in January, poverty was actually in the news in America – even seen as a serious problem – as the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty was noted. This was Lyndon Johnson’s other war, which he announced in his State of the Union address on January […]

Poverty and Hunger are Selective

Reader, I woke up this morning, turned on the Corporate Enabling Media only to discover that student athletes are going to bed hungry in this country at prestigious colleges and universities.   No Division I college athlete should never go to bed “starving” again. Following a meeting of its Legislative Council on Tuesday, the NCAA announced the […]