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August 28, 2014

It's All About the Children

"It's all about the children." Time and again, we hear this refrain from everyone who ever talks about education, from every angle. It's been the purported basis of speeches, documentaries and now lawsuits. But how can it be all about the children when you have some -- under the guise of... continue

August 21, 2014

Demonstrations in Ferguson Raise Critical Questions

I've never thought of myself as having any special wisdom. But they say wisdom comes from experience, and sadly, I've had enough experience with flare-ups like Ferguson, Missouri, that wisdom has come unbidden. I say "flare-up" because, like an ill-placed match, one event can ignite... continue

August 14, 2014

Gathering Honey From a Hornet's Nest

When U.S. President George W. Bush visited Iraq at the end of his term, his thanks was a popular Middle East insult -- a shoe hurled at him. Iraq President Nouri al-Maliki -- whose job was made possible by the United States and who once pretended to sign an agreement Bush had just signed, but instead moved his pen in... continue

August 07, 2014

We're People, Not Citizens

Remember when Mitt Romney told a citizen, "Corporations are people, my friend"? This once-false belief was made real by Citizens United -- one of the worst-ever Supreme Court decisions in recent times. Because of this judicial ruling, corporations are not only really people -- they are... continue

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