A couple of days ago I watched a news clip of an African country in which in one of their cities a playground was being torn down and in its place a multi-million dollar development constructed. Many residents marched, and yes, had their signs (let’s remember, signs even if they’re on cardboard carry a message […]
I have spent so much time in the last five parts of my investigation of the Sandy Hook alleged shooting of 20 children and 6 adults attempting to present evidence that I have perhaps lost some of you as evidenced by some comments like the basic “I don’t get it. Why did they do […]
BAMN will be participating in the Save our Schools conference and rally July 28-30. We are helping to raise funds to document the event, as well as sponsoring a workshop during the conference. Here is where you can donate for the documentary: http://www.indiegogo.com/Save-Our-Schools-March-Document-fund Here is a description of our workshop (Thursday, July 28 at […]
Picture of the march to save Catherine Ferguson Academy in Detroit Voice of Detroit is an independant news zine out of Detroit. You can read more about Detroit teachers, schools, parents and the struggle to save public education from the pernicious privatizers. You can find them at: http://voiceofdetroit.net/
This is why I posted the photo I did of a 1950’s class for my article on education. See the picture? All white. Pre-Brown v. Board of Education implementation.
Charter schools, as I and many others have argued for years, is not only a return to Plessy v. Ferguson and a repeal of Brown v. Board of Education, they and those who promote them (the oliarchic shadow government of Gates, Walton Family, Broad, et. al.) promise to destroy public education in entirety and this is the point: without a public we cannot grow the essential moral values such as solidarity, diversity appreciation, equitable opportunities and participatory democracy. Why? Simple, they are privatized enclaves of a “pull-out” society and thus they work to vitiate the above values not support them. They represent ‘hand to hand combat’ in an effort to get an education and not a very good one at that.