All Blog Posts Tagged 'privatization' (5)

The Myth Behind Public School Failure

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Dean Paton

Until about 1980, America’s public schoolteachers were iconic everyday heroes painted with a kind of Norman Rockwell patina—generally respected because they helped most kids learn to read, write and successfully join society. Such teachers made possible at least the idea of a vibrant democracy.

Since then, what a turnaround: We’re now told, relentlessly, that bad-apple schoolteachers have wrecked K-12 education; that their unions…

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Added by Dowser on March 13, 2014 at 1:37pm — No Comments

MARDI GRAS IN NEW ORLEANS: KEEPING THE COMMONS COMMON

 

By Beverly Bell

March 4, 2014

 

Today, as on every Mardi Gras Day, New Orleans is in the midst of full-on mayhem. Depending on when on Fat Tuesday you are reading this, the Zulu and Rex parades are either lining up at their staging sites or rolling down the streets amongst crazed revelers. Mardi Gras Indian tribes in their feather-and-bead suits have been out since dawn, chanting and singing between their stops at…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on March 4, 2014 at 11:37am — No Comments

BIRTHING JUSTICE: Water Is Where Everything Intersects -- Water in the Global Commons

By Beverly Bell

May 14, 2012

 

Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the possibilities for justice, equity, and strong community. They are based in the US, Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Some are national-level, some global-level. Some are propelled by people’s movements, some forced or adopted into government policy. In…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on May 14, 2012 at 6:50pm — No Comments

BIRTHING JUSTICE: Our Hope is in Our Struggle – Reclaiming Land and Life in Honduras

By Beverly Bell and Lauren Elliott

April 30, 2012

 

Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the possibilities for justice, equity, and strong community. They are based in the US, Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Some are national-level, some global-level. Some are propelled by people’s movements, some forced or adopted into…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on April 30, 2012 at 12:44pm — No Comments

LIBERAL COÑO POWER & RISING POVERTY

LIBERAL COÑO POWER & RISING POVERTY

 

Erle Frayne D. Argonza

 

The Liberal Party is now up in power and neo-liberalism, the same ideology espoused since after the rise of FVRamos, continues to ravage natural, human, and physical resources to enlarge the pockets of billionaires and global oligarchs.

 

Neo-liberal policies of privatization, deregulation, liberalization comprise the trilogy of evils that have led to a great divide…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on April 20, 2011 at 7:01pm — No Comments

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