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The word “public” is the target of our enemies

Yesterday Timothy Egan wrote a column in the New York Times about how the Trump administration is destroying our government from the inside. Egan is spending time camping in Montana, and is especially outraged over the damage being done within … Continue reading

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Koch Bros Final Solution to Democracy: Destroying labor unions

From Nancy MacLean’s Democracy in Chains: If the nation’s health, schools, and prisons, and the world’s climate, are at a watershed moment, so, too, is the U.S. labor force. A large body of research by economists and political scientists over … 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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