Extreme Capitalism - Corporations Merging with the State

Extreme Capitalism – Corporations Merging with the State   Neo-Liberalism, as a capitalist strategy, died in 2008, a victim of the financial Meltdown. This approach to international finance was based in the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. The essence of neo-liberalism was for governments to stay out of the way and let market […]

9/11 Reclaiming the Truth, Reclaiming Our Future

As the ten year anniversary approaches, the Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance is organizing its annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival to be held Thursday, September 8th 2011, beginning at 1 pm at the Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Ave., Oakland and on Sunday, September 11th, 2011, beginning at 1 pm at the Herbst Theatre, 401 […]

The Cutthroat Curriculum

“When you are basing the effectiveness of teachers on lots of softer things, whether the kids feel good, whether the classroom is happy, whether we’re creative (don’t get me wrong, those things are important), but if the kids can’t read…that’s not acceptable,” former Washington D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee asserted indignantly in a recent interview […]

Your Future, in 500 words or less.

I get it that everyone is hurting.  I get it that people’s houses are dropping in value.  I get that people are frightened that they will lose their job or they already have.  I get that people are living in near despair.  I get that people are not happy that the current administration has not […]