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The University in a few years: some predictions

A few years from now, there will be two kinds of faculty member. Researchers will be hired, retained, and promoted based on a formula combining external funding amounts and bibliometrics. 322 more words


Massachusetts Recent History Illustrates All That is Wrong With Deregulated Charters

The title of a recent Boston Globe article by James Vaznis describing the “choice” movement in Massachusetts, “For Charter Schools, Recently Its Been Bad News Galore… 497 more words

Present Punk round-up for February 2018

We’re only three months into 2018 and it’s already difficult picking things for February 2018 list. We did our best, enjoy!

PS: Sorry it’s late! It’s been a busy couple of weeks. 578 more words

Urban Politics

Sask. government looking to sell-off certain properties to save money

While helping answer a question on what it would take to increase funding for areas like health and education at the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) convention, Central Services Minister Ken Cheveldayoff suggested a different way of getting more money into human services; sell off government buildings. 476 more words


Immigrant Lawsuit Can Proceed, Court Says

In January Black and Pink reported on a pending appeals court decision, Menocal, et.al. v. GEO Group, Inc. concerning the use of forced labor by private prison companies.  381 more words

Spring 2018

Premier Wynne calls Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford's comments on pot 'reckless'

Selling legal pot somewhere other than government-run stores in Ontario would be “reckless,” the province’s premier said Wednesday, slamming comments from Tory leader Doug Ford… 489 more words


#KIPP Refuses Agreement To Abide By Conflict of Interest Law; Gets Approved By State Board of Education


: Will KIPP Be Allowed To Bypass Conflict of Interest Law In Its Bid For State Funds?

Update: The California State Board of Education has voted to approve two KIPP petitions to expand campuses into San Francisco and San Jose despite strong community resistance and knowledge of the charter chain’s  1,262 more words

Civil Rights