The Most Important Article You Will Read Today About Charter Schools and the Religious Right (author: Katherine Stewart in The American Prospect)

For those of you who are concerned about the impact of charter schools on public education, CLICK THE LINK BELOW to read a well-supported article by Katherine Stewart in The American Prospect. Stewart explains how individuals and entities from the Religious Right are using tax dollars to support charter schools with stated missions to teach children … Continue reading The Most Important Article You Will Read Today About Charter Schools and the Religious Right (author: Katherine Stewart in The American Prospect)

Mass Killings and the Pursuit of Happiness

We Americans live submerged in hatred and contempt shouted out through social and mainstream media with a clarity and tone that would not have been accepted by our culture even 30 years ago. That din coupled with graphic violence depicted in TV dramas and the 24/7 news cycle, as well as in movies and videos, all complimented by the participatory violence and killing simulated in video games and by Mother Culture’s unending whispered reverence for the machinery of war, comprises the omnipresent violent and hateful ambience that blankets our daily lives. (Click on the title for the full post)