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What should we do about Facebook? I have a plan*

(*Thanks, Elizabeth Warren, for this catch phrase.) Boy, is everyone going crazy over Facebook! It is evil, it has to be censored. It allows politicians to sell ads with ugly and discredited smears. It was and will be again the … Continue reading

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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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