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Paul Ryan Comes To Harlem

In a sense, the visit of such a person to such an institution made perfect sense, that much the more in the Age of Trump. After all, here you had Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, one of the leading proponents of the ceaseless war on the remnants of the social contract, fresh off his successful orchestration of a billionaire tax cut masquerading as a health care bill intended to strip millions of healthcare, visiting Harlem Success Academy, the flagship school of Eva Moskowitz, one the most successful practitioners of the publically funded privately managed scams called charter schools. 659 more words

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A NYC Teacher Speaks of His Sabotaged School

The following is the transcript of an address given by NYC Public School teacher Jim Donohue on what has happened and is happening to his school: … 969 more words

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Donald Trump and The Politics of Narcissism: Mental Illness as Statecraft

For anyone who was holding out hope, however faint and desperate, that the gravity of assuming the presidency of the United States would somehow miraculously compel Donald Trump to be someone other than Donald Trump, less than 24 hours on the job was more than enough time to not merely shatter completely all such illusions but confirm one’s worst nightmares. 1,303 more words

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Mass Revolt Against Trump in New York and Across America

The spectacle of Trump’s ascension to immense power is nothing if not unprecedented. Just as candidate Trump’s presidential campaign, built on lies, ridicule, cruelty, racism, paranoia, revenge fantasies, misogyny and insane messianic promises, was unprecedented in how it completely degraded the electoral process, so too did he degrade the tradition of the inaugural address yesterday by making what was in essence yet another extraordinarily divisive and insulting… 397 more words

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Bill Gates Compares Trump with JFK Revealing to America His Profound Mediocrity

Bill Gates’ astoundingly ignorant comparison of the promise of Donald Trump with President John F. Kennedy reveals to America what every conscious educator in the country has learned or unearthed about the man in the past fifteen years or so. 313 more words

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Bill Gates and the Medal of Freedom: Obama Officially Recognizes the Right of the Rich to Impose Public Policy

As if to officially acknowledge the insidious and tacit transformation of the remnants of democracy to not so subtle oligarchy, the Obama administration has announced that Bill Gates is to be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. 482 more words

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Awakening In Trump Land: A Thought On Resistance

As the shock slowly wears off and the grotesque reality of a President Trump slowly sinks in, the moral imperative for political and spiritual resistance on a mass and sustained scale grows stronger and stronger. 16 more words

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