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For Economic Truth Turn To Michael Hudson

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: PaulCraigRoberts.org Readers ask me how they can learn economics, what books to read, what university economics departments to trust. I receive so many requests that it is impossible to reply individually. Here is my answer. … Continue reading

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Billionaires Want Poor Children’s Brains to Work Better

By Gerald Coles Source: CounterPunch Why are many poor children not learning and succeeding in school? For billionaire Bill Gates, who funded the start-up of the failed Common Core Curriculum Standards, and has been bankrolling the failing charter schools movement, and … Continue reading

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America’s Dystopian Future

By Robert Hunziker Source: CounterPunch Imagine a privatized America where rugged individualism reigns supreme within a vast network of corporate America, Inc., similar to 19th century wild west lifestyle, no social security, no Medicare, no Medicaid, no public law enforcement … Continue reading

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Public School or Prison? Here Are 10 Ways It’s Hard To Tell

By Alice Jones Webb Source: The Mind Unleashed Every weekday morning, from September through June, parents across the country get up earlier than they want to, rush like crazy, wrangle kids into appropriate clothing, and wait in exhausting drop-off lines … Continue reading

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The Crisis in Education Is That the Super Wealthy Corporate Education System Wants to Destroy Public Schools

By Diane Ravitch Source: OpEdNews.com It has become conventional wisdom that “education is in crisis.” I have been asked about this question by many interviewers. They say something like: “Do you think American education is in crisis? What is the … Continue reading

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The West Is Reduced To Looting Itself

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: PaulCraigRoberts.org I, Michael Hudson, John Perkins, and a few others have reported the multi-pronged looting of peoples by Western economic institutions, principally the big New York Banks with the aid of the International Monetary Fund … Continue reading

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Having Their Cake and Eating Ours Too

By Chris Lehmann Source: The Baffler What are billionaires for? It’s time we sussed out a plausible answer to this question, as their numbers ratchet upward across the globe, impervious to the economic setbacks suffered by mere mortals, and their … Continue reading

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Inside the Belly of the Beast

The Manifold Crises Threatening Higher Education By Vince Chernak and Henry A. Giroux Source: Counterpunch When Western University president Amit Chakma’s jaw-dropping income was posted recently on the Sunshine list, it put a spotlight on the inequities and conflicts that … Continue reading

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