When Mike Hope faced writing a commercial vehicle drive test for his newly purchased electrical company, he could not imagine the nightmare of wait times he was about to face at the DriveTest centre in Windsor. 757 more words
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As readers of this blog realize, I am no fan of billionaire plutocrats who attempt to make a profit from public services… which makes this blog offering a qualified defense of Priscilla Chan and Lorene Jobs something of an outlier. 645 more words
Michael Parenti: The Threat of US Imperialism (2013) + Capitalism's Self-Inflicted Apocalypse by Michael Parenti (2009)
Stanford Report Finds that Privatized Charters Do Worse Than ANY Type of School.. Why Isn't THIS a Big Story?
Earlier this week, both Diane Ravitch and the Atlantic magazine reported on the release of a report from Stanford University that studied the effectiveness of various kinds of charter schools, and the results show that so-called “government schools” with their “regulations that strangle innovation” do far better than privatized de-regulated charter schools. 327 more words