What happens when a public entity – a school district, a local government or even a national government – is bled dry by the capitalists? It is taken over by “technical experts”, […]
Charter schools & budget busting raises – for the top people
Jack Gerson (http://schoolsnotbanks.blogspot.com) follows up his article from yesterday, with a report on the fat raise given to the school chief in San Francisco as well as a report on who is […]
Oakland Schools: Pad the Top, Chop from the Bottom
We repost an article by retired Oakland school teacher, Jack Gerson, from his blog, http://schoolsnotbanks.blogspot.com/2015/02/oakland-school-supt-cuts-bottom-feeds.html#comment-form Antwan Wilson’s Idea of Cutting Administration: Pad the Top, Chop From the Bottom by Jack Gerson Have you […]
Fracking, the Democrats and the Union Leadership
On Feb. 7, there was a march in Oakland, CA to oppose fracking. One of the main banners of the march was to call for “climate leadership.” This has been the slogan […]
What is Revolution?
A new movement is underway in the United States. Many of those who make up this movement are looking for a road to revolution. From the introduction to this new pamphlet: Revolution, […]
Greek Update: What’s at Stake For Us All
It has been a scarce two weeks since the Greek working class put the radical Syriza party into power in Greece. They did that to put an end to the starvation there […]
“Run, Warren, Run”: To Where?
I went to a meeting of “Run, Warren, Run” a couple of days ago. This is a group organized by Moveon.org, which is the “left wing” of the Democrats. They are trying […]