After Hurricane Harvey, Will Houston Public Schools Be Charterized?

Source:  Common Dreams/Steven Singer It’s an all too familiar scene in America. A natural disaster devastates a major metropolitan city. And then the forces of profit and privatization use the chaos and uncertainty as cover to steal public services and turn them into mechanisms to increase their own bottom line. That’s what happened to New Orleans in Read more »

Kock And Devos Families are Funding Hate Speech

American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and the Young Americans Revolution are funded by wealthy conservatives; these organizations use the money of mega-donors to push their conservative agendas on College Campuses, across the United States. The Kock, Devos, and Bradley, families have given nearly 23 million through 2014 to the conservative think tank AEI, according to Conservative Read more »

DeVos Appoints-White Acting Head of Office of Civil Rights

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Candice Jackson claimed discrimination for being white Candice Jackson is the new acting head of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Right.  And in case you were wondering, she is white. Jackson attended Stanford University in the mid-1990’s, while at Stanford she claimed discrimination because she was white.  On Wednesday, DeVos formally announced Read more »