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Good news for public schools

I read David L. Kirp’s opinion piece, “The Community School Comes of Age,” in today’s New York Times with my mouth dropping open and my heart beating faster. Because I’d never heard of community schools, never heard that New York … Continue reading

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Let’s get even deeper into “libertarianism”

I was delighted with Paul Krugman’s column on “libertarianism.” That is, the Koch Bros Final Solution to Democracy. That is, what Nancy MacLean’s terrific historical perspective, “Democracy in Chains,” digs into. The Big Lie. Krugman’s column came just as I … Continue reading

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I got issues: with Betsy DeVos

When I use the word “issue,” I mean issue. Not problem. Nothing petty drives me nuts anymore, not when there’s so much large stuff abounding, but using the word “issue” in place of the word “problem” irritates me. So I’m … Continue reading

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