Archives for March 4, 2015

Are we training pigeons or educating children?

No Way, ESEA! A Class­room Teacher Rais­es Hard Ques­tions Are we train­ing pigeons or edu­cat­ing chil­dren? That is the big ques­tion we need to ask Con­gress as they re-autho­rize ESEA (the Ele­men­tary and Sec­ondary Edu­ca­tion Act)! There seems to be a new idea, which is actu­al­ly old, being pre­sent­ed in Con­gress right now: Chil­dren can […]

Private Police: Mercenaries for the American Police State

Cor­po­rate Amer­i­ca is using police forces as their mer­ce­nar­ies.”—Ray Lewis, Retired Philadel­phia Police Cap­tain It’s one thing to know and exer­cise your rights when a police offi­cer pulls you over, but what rights do you have when a pri­vate cop—entrust­ed with all of the pow­ers of a gov­ern­ment cop but not held to the same […]