Readers- If you have not heard about the scheduled march for peace, justice and civil rights in Detroit tomorrow, Saturday the 28th, it is due to the sock puppet press’ monopolizing the corporate airwaves with news of Glenn Beck. Glenn Beck might sell better for the forces of profit maximization and oligarchy but the real […]
Sit-in at Michigan Governor Jenniffer Granholm’s Office on May 12th! Walk-out by Detroit high school students on May 18th Readers of Daily Censored know that they can get the most up to date news on the fight against the privatization of education at this site. No where more than Detroit can one see the actual […]
Detroit Loses Race to the Top, thank God: Robert Bobb finally under the gun for ethics violations According to the Detroit Free Press, Michigan lost in the 1st round of the federal school funding program known as Race to the Top. However, Detroit teachers and their students know that this is a win for them […]
As Donna Stern and I were finishing up a discussion by phone a few days ago, she and I mused over what is clearly emerging as the billionaire philanthropists’, corporate business elite and giant transnational corporations’ plan for Jamal and his class mates at Frederick Douglass and the other three Detroit High schools – turning public schools into vocational schools, stripping out arts, literature, music in favor of low-paying service jobs where students learn early that they are not supposed to go to college, that their lives have been predetermined by the Gods of capitalism.