The only winners in the financial crisis that brought Detroit to the brink of...– Bloomberg
God forbid a student or a family should decide not to take the test! In more...– WITH A BROOKLYN ACCENT
[I]t would be putting students first if every teacher were to donate 75% of...– Gary Rubinstein
foudre: here’s ondria hardin in blackfacebody in an editorial in numéro called “african queen” because why hire a black model when you could just paint a white one!
It’s not a surprise that Yahoo! isn’t very friendly to female employees,...– s.e. smith, Yahoo Comes Up with Perfect Recipe for Pushing Women Out of the Work Place
We are creating a nation of shelf stockers who will never think past...– How Common Core is Depressing America’s Intellect! Not Making It Brighter!
Lest there be doubts that Obama's drone wars are...
The first 3 graphs of the New York Times story published yesterday: Late last August, a 40-year-old cleric named Salem Ahmed bin Ali Jaber stood up to deliver a speech denouncing Al Qaeda in a village mosque in far eastern Yemen. It was a brave gesture by a father of seven who commanded great respect in the community, and it did not go unnoticed. Two days later, three members of Al Qaeda came...
Though the president spoke eloquently of fulfilling Martin Luther King’s dream,...– Jonathan Turley
List of children killed by drone strikes in... →
hipsterlibertarian: PAKISTAN Name | Age | Gender Noor Aziz | 8 | male Abdul Wasit | 17 | male Noor Syed | 8 | male Wajid Noor | 9 | male Syed Wali Shah | 7 | male Ayeesha | 3 | female Qari Alamzeb | 14| male Shoaib | 8 | male Hayatullah KhaMohammad | 16 | male Tariq Aziz | 16 | male Sanaullah Jan | 17 | male Maezol Khan | 8 | female Nasir Khan | male Naeem Khan | male Naeemullah | male Mohammad...
Barack Obama’s grand inaugural ceremony will take place today on the...– Glenn Greenwald
They watch as we poison their water, as we kill a million acres of their crops....– Martin Luther King, Jr.
There will come a time when all of us are dead. All of us. There will come a...– John Green
Aaron recognized that politics is a corrupt money driven system, but also that...– Matt Stoller
The suicide of famed programmer and free access advocate Aaron Swartz shocked...– Jonathan Turley
what concerns me about this current ‘choice’ movement is that it is really just...– Former Teach For America fellow in an open letter to education reformer Michelle Rhee
Strike Dept report on how FEMA is not working for...
FINDINGS The economic costs of the disaster are placed on individuals. Federal aid programs require victims to first apply for loans before qualifying to apply for FEMA aid. “Aid” programs favor those who can take on debt. Preexisting inequalities are further exacerbated by this form of aid. Federal programs are inflexible and fail to meet even basic needs of affected individuals and...
The dirty secret is that Obama simply isn’t very liberal, nor is the Democratic...– Bruce Bartlett, The Fiscal Times
The bodies were charred like coal. I could not recognize the faces,” said...– Foreign Policy article on President Obama’s September 2012 droning of 12 innocent civilians in rural Yemen originally reported by US media as droning of “militants”
Mayor Rahm got it wrong
Apparently, while attending Governor Pat Quinn’s signing of a sweeping education bill, Rahm [Emanuel] brought a girl from South Loop Elementary School and paid tribute to her for asking him about his plans for a longer school day while he was visiting her class. Guess what? It was the wrong kid. The right kid was Parker Rasmussen and he shouldn’t have been hard to find; his comment...