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The Future of the American Experiment is in Your Hands

TED Talks

Sunday, 27 October 2013 15:09

Directory of TED talks, and a recommendation.

Nov. 7: Religions + Tolerance

Wednesday, 02 October 2013 17:00

A 1st Thursday forum panel discussion on religious literacy: the world's religions, and tolerating the religions of others in the 21st century.

Jeb Bush is a serious contender as Romney's Secretary of Education in spite if the fact that he himself and his companies would profit from his decisions.

Privatization is not private - for you

Sunday, 01 April 2012 17:28

How much, in cash, is your private, personal information worth to a private company who sells it on the open market?

Keep Laws Fair: Panel Presentation

Tuesday, 13 March 2012 12:27

SCPA 1st Thursday Program: April 5 at 6:30 pm in the Henegar Center, Downtown Melbourne.
Four of Florida's most distinguished attorneys will give a panel discussion: Keep Laws Fair. True justice requires fair laws.

The 1% Delusion

Sunday, 15 January 2012 14:15

19% of Americans think they are the 1%.
Another 20% of Americans think they might be or are very close and soon will be.
Reality check: 38% of Americans are financially delusional.

Obese children - for private profit

Thursday, 24 November 2011 14:06

In schools across America today, pizza is a vegetable; double the national recommendation for adult maximum daily intake of sodium is healthful and satisfactory for children.

This Congressional political decision at the expense of our children's health and in favor of multinational corporate food suppliers is the law of the land - again. The expenses for near and distant future medical care and coverage for these ill-fed children is not being mentioned or considered in a political landscape where money talks as "free speech."

Corrupt legislators have again made certain that even the smallest attept is denied to alleviate the American obesity epidemic among our children. Parents are given yet one more prompt to abandon free public schools in favor of privatized (publicly tax-supported and profitable) or private schools. "Save the Children from Obesity" becomes the rallying cry to feed corporate "school reform" which are not subject to this particular public school legislation.

I spite of being told that corporations are people and pizza is a vegetable and money is free speech, we all know better at some level of our consciousness.

This is not a joke or hoax.
In Miami-Dade one charter school miraculously went from an F to an A school within one year. The stakeholder manager/principal and her husband raised their profits by renting the school rooms to a "traveling gentleman’s club” complete with lap dancers and booze.

Labor of Love

Monday, 05 September 2011 16:07

Why would anyone in their right mind wish to become a teacher? How could anyone remain a teacher as a life-long professional career?
Yes, it's a labor of love.

Charles M. Blow's Finest Column

Thursday, 01 September 2011 15:23

"Sometimes I push back on my heels, look at this country and wonder aloud: 'What on earth are we doing?'”

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