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Teacher to Leading Republican in North Carolina Legislature: Why Are You Destroying Our Public Schools?

Stuart Egan is a high school teacher in Clemmons, North Carolina. This letter is addressed to a key Republican who is leading the charge to shift more public funds to privately managed charter schools. 1,573 more words

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Along the Davidson River and North Slope

For the Public Good: The Shameful History of Forced Sterilization in the U.S.

Belle Boggs | The New New South | August 2013 | 62 minutes (15,377 words)

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We’re proud to present, for the first time online, “For the Public Good,” … 14,773 more words

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"His Hands Are As Dirty As Anyone’s": If Jeb Bush Wants To Be A Different Kind Of Republican, He Should End GOP War On Voting

Jeb Bush appears before the Urban League today — the only other Republican candidate who accepted their invitation was Ben Carson — where he will tell them that antipoverty programs have failed, and the path to greater success for African-Americans is the one the GOP wants to pave. 994 more words

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TIAM Saturday August 1st

Okay, so it got a little goofy on TIAM this morning, but we did pass along some good information (thanks to our outstanding guests).

One of today’s top priorities is getting kids jobs. 244 more words

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