Are we just going to give this a whirl and see where it ends while the world watches?
Public education is about civility, about community, about democracy. How can this be taught? Not from the front of the room, that’s for sure.
How can authentic education happen when it is reduced to ingestion, regurgitation, and controlled performance not unlike the training of seals?
What really makes for a healthy, equitable society is truth — and the truth is about groceries, not overseas bank accounts.
While promising fair distribution of material and social wealth, capitalism delivers quite the opposite.
It is going to take a great deal of political action to remove people from office who are so anti-social and anti-child that they are willing to sacrifice one of America’s greatest achievements.