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by Francesca Gomes, New York City teacher For the past dozen years, the American elite has pursued a relentless agenda of “education reform,” which has aimed to privatize large sections of the education system and...

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Working people in the US are fed up. After six years of mass unemployment and collosal cuts in education and social programs, we are told a "recovery" is under way....

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Editorial note: We received the following report from a socialist activist in the Bay Area. John Taylor stepped off a Navy ship in Oakland in 1968. Behind him was Vietnam. Behind him was the South,...

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“We live in an era in which there is near-zero tolerance for democratic protest and infinite tolerance for bankers and government embezzlers which affect the lives of millions.” – Professor Henry Giroux On Tuesday, September 17,...

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The idea that education is the great social leveler in U.S. society is drummed into our heads since kindergarten. Peter Sacks’ ’excellent book, which has just been published in paperback, exposes this myth through a...

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By Tom Crean, United Federation of Teachers (NYC), chapter leader (personal capacity) In February, the school board in Central Falls, Rhode Island, the poorest and most densely populated city in the state, voted to fire...

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In the corporate media there is total consensus: Democratic Governor Chet Culver of Iowa is being “forced” to implement a 10% ($600 million) across the board cut to the state budget due to the world...

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