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A conversation with Arnie and the President

A conversation with Arnie and the President           Re-reading Linda Darling-Hammond’s The Flat World and Education (2010) reminded me of the need for a serious conversation with our President and his Secretary of Education.  Let’s begin with the goals and skills our students—and our legislators– need:  Collaborate with others  Analyze and use information wisely to […]

Will the real #prolife politicians please stand up?

Recently Thomas Friedman wrote, “You don’t get to call yourself ‘pro-life’ and be against common sense gun control…. You don’t get to call yourself ‘pro-life’ and oppose programs like Head Start that provide basic education, health and nutrition for the most disadvantaged children.” Yes, indeed. And you don’t get to call yourself ‘pro-life’ unless you […]

A Letter to Senator Casey and President Obama

Dear Senator Casey and President Obama, Thank you so much for being our health care heroes and for caring about the common good of our democracy.   The historic Affordable Care Act is fundamental to the growth of our economy, and most importantly, to the healthy growth of our children. There is a direct parallel in […]

Lies, lies, lies.

Lies, lies, lies. Thank you, Tim, for focusing us on the truth. Howard Zinn once said that “If those in charge of our society—politicians, corporate executives, and owners of the press and television—can dominate our ideas, they will be secure in their power.  They will not need soldiers patrolling the streets.  We will control ourselves.” […]

Reply to Tim Slekar

Lies, lies,lies. Thank you, Tim, for focusing us on the truth. Howard Zinn once said that “If those in charge of our society—politicians, corporate executives, and owners of the press and television—can dominate our ideas, they will be secure in their power. They will not need soldiers patrolling the streets. We will control ourselves.” Maybe […]

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