Obama's perfidity and for-profit colleges: the shame of it all

August 23, 2013 President Obama once again showed his perfidiousness when it comes to the issue of for-profit schools and higher education.  In response to a question at an event where Obama was appearing Friday night at Binghamton University in New York state, Obama said these criminal enterprises were “making out like a bandit” preying […]

US Military Continues to Embeds Active-duty PSYOPS soldiers at local TV Stations

Ten years ago in Censored 2001 yearbook reported on how U.S. Army’s Psychological Operations Personnel Worked at CNN. http://www.projectcensored.org/top-stories/articles/3-us-armys-psychological-operations-personnel-worked-at-cnn/ From June 1999 to March 2000, CNN employed military specialists in ‘psychological operations’ (Psyops) in their Southeast TV bureau and CNN radio division “Psyops personnel, soldiers, and officers, have been working in CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta […]

Britain: Kids out of work without a compass

  England, where one in five companies provide lessons in the three Rs because thousands of school graduates are lacking in basic skills and a country where children cannot find their way home The survey by the Confederation of British Industry of almost 700 employers found half were ‘troubled’ by their employees’ reading and writing  […]

The Pakistan Mess

Washington’s national security elite seethe and fume with resentment and frustration. Pakistan receives billions of U.S. aid dollars and remains a training ground for terrorists targeting the United States. On May 1, Faisal Shahzad tried unsuccessfully to detonate his explosive-ridden car in Times Square. He subsequently revealed his Taliban training roots. Washington complained that Pakistani […]

The for-profit Educational Maintenance Organization: Academica, Inc.

Academica, Inc. The for-profit Educational Maintenance Organization The first Florida charter school statute was approved in 1996, opening the door for the creation of charter schools as part of the state’s public education system, where they would operate independently. Since that time the race has been on, with Florida, along with other states such as […]

Ontario Teachers’ Federation Hires Lorna Earl Despite Conflict Of Interest

By Guest Blogger George Thompson OTF, the umbrella group for Ontario’s teacher unions has recently hired Lorna Earl, despite the fact that her conflict of interest case has yet to be resolved. The contract, given to her by OTF with money paid by the Ministry to survey teachers about “assessment”, would seem to represent yet another obvious […]

Slovakian authorities plant explosives on man to test airport security

An unnamed 49-year old man was detained for several hours in Dublin after returning from his Christmas vacation. He had unknowingly brought explosives into Ireland after having them planted in his luggage by Slovakian authorities. The explosive was one of eight pieces of contraband placed with unsuspecting passengers at Bratislava Airport last weekend, broadcaster RTE […]

ACLU Challenges Defense Department Training that Lawful Protests are "Low-Level Terrorism"

Anti-terrorism training materials currently being used by the Department of Defense erroneously teaches that lawful public protest should be regarded as “low level terrorism.” The ACLU is calling the approach “an egregious insult to constitutional values” and has demanded the training materials be changed and corrective information be sent to all DoD employees who have […]