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Why Won't the Corporate Media Push Back Against Lying Think Tanks and Experts?

 Lauer’s moderation left a lot to be desired during the Commander-in-Chief candidates forum last week, but it wasn’t any worse than what goes on day in and day out during interviews on any of the corporate 24-hour news networks.    969 more words

Activism

The War On Drugs revisited

#rockefellerdruglaws

#thewarondrugs

#sociology

#whitecollarcrime [#privatizedprisons, #capitalists on #capitolhill, #mandatoryminimum & #threestrikelaws, #commodifiedconvictions, the #GEOgroup & the #correctionscorporationofamerica, and #reaganomics]

#unequaleducation [#elementaryandsecondaryeducationact, #nochildleftbehindact, #HB133 – #OSD: #opportunityschooldistricts , #ADD & #ADHD #misdiagnosis] 233 more words

Poems

The Fallacy of Brexit and the Illusion of Ronald Reagan

I don’t know how many of you either understand or care about the cessation of Great Britain from the European Union known as ‘Brexit,’ but it’s worth discussing. 397 more words

"Reaganomics": The Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981

Today’s blog marks a return to our focus on creating classroom-ready resources for teachers and students, as today is the first day of school for many school districts. 1,000 more words

Ronald Reagan

Happy Birthday, George Orwell, ironically on the day after #Brexit...

Happy Birthday, George Orwell. As a teen I was a bit obsessed with 1984, Keep The Aspidistra Flying, and Animal Farm. Perhaps it was because I was a teen during… 160 more words

Writers

My Jams 1980

“By the prickling of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.”–William Shakespeare, Macbeth Act IV Scene I

***Warning, this post is long and it contains controversial observations, coarse language and real talk! 2,993 more words

Music

Was Reaganomics a Success?

Among Republicans and conservatives, Ronald Reagan is widely revered as a great President.

From their perspective, he was the candidate who actually made America great again. 918 more words

Economics