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Mike Klonsky :
Obama’s choice for Education Secretary worse than Arne Duncan!

John King’s top-down imposition of corporate-style reform policies has led to a revolt among parents and teachers in New York. By Mike Klonsky | The Rag Blog | October 26, 2015 “Throughout his term in New York, John King was … finish reading Mike Klonsky :
Obama’s choice for Education Secretary worse than Arne Duncan!

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Mike Klonsky : Forbes Calls Charter Schools ‘Part of a Corrupt System’

Demonstration in New York against school privatization. ‘Part of a corrupt system’: Forbes piece pounds charters About the only thing charters do well is limit the influence of teachers’ unions. And fatten their investors’ portfolios. By Mike Klonsky | The … finish reading Mike Klonsky : Forbes Calls Charter Schools ‘Part of a Corrupt System’

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Chicago’s Mike Klonsky Fights for Public Education, ‘Small Schools’

Chicago education activist Mike Klonsky in the studios of KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, Friday, August 20, 2013. Photo by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast: Former SDS leader Mike Klonsky is fighter for ‘Small Schools’ and democratic … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Chicago’s Mike Klonsky Fights for Public Education, ‘Small Schools’

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Mike Klonsky : Drive-By Teachers and the Great Charter School Scam

Drive-by teachers: The Wal-Mart model. Image from Gawker. Drive-by teachers: The great TFA/charter school scam ‘Short careers by choice’ translates into teachers being reduced to low-wage information-age delivery clerks while most ‘learning’ is done by students sitting in front of … finish reading Mike Klonsky : Drive-By Teachers and the Great Charter School Scam

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Mike Klonsky : Let’s Not Get All ‘Warm and Fuzzy’ About Teddy Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt’s “New Diplomacy.” Political cartoon courtesy of Mike Klonsky’s SmallTalk Blog.Before we start feeling all warmand fuzzy about Teddy Roosevelt… By Mike Klonsky | The Rag Blog | December 13, 2011 Let’s remember that Teddy Roosevelt, eulogized in President … finish reading Mike Klonsky : Let’s Not Get All ‘Warm and Fuzzy’ About Teddy Roosevelt

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Michael Klonsky :
An insurgent movement wins in Chicago

An alliance of union activists, teachers, and community-based organizations took Rahm and his machine candidates to the woodshed. By Michael Klonsky | Special to The Rag Blog | March 2, 2015 “We are sick and tired of being sick and … finish reading Michael Klonsky :
An insurgent movement wins in Chicago

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Susan Klonsky on Carl Oglesby’s Memoir

Carl Oglesby, author of Ravens in the Storm, in 1989. On July 24 The Rag Blog ran what proved to be a very controversial review of former SDS leader Carl Oglesby’s memoir, Ravens in the Storm. The review, written by … finish reading Susan Klonsky on Carl Oglesby’s Memoir

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Thorne Dreyer :
PODCASTS | Filmmaking, pupulism, the attack on public education, and Texas politics on Rag Radio

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Al Reinert with singer Sima Cunningham; pundit Jim Hightower; education activists Julian Vasquez Heilig and Mike Klonsky; and politics with Glenn Smith and Jeff Crosby. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | March 31, 2014 Listen … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
PODCASTS | Filmmaking, pupulism, the attack on public education, and Texas politics on Rag Radio

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Michael James :
Poor whites respond to Black rebellion, plus Buffalo Gap and the Klan, 1967-’68

The summers of 1967 and ’68 were hot — real hot — and we were in the ‘guts of the ogre.’ By Michael James | The Rag Blog | March 3, 2014 [In this series, Michael James is sharing images … finish reading Michael James :
Poor whites respond to Black rebellion, plus Buffalo Gap and the Klan, 1967-’68

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RAG RADIO: Driving in the Left Lane! with host Thorne Dreyer Cutting-edge alternative journalism, politics, and culture in the spirit of the Sixties underground press. KEEP TUNED IN WITH RAG RADIO! Listen to it here: KOOP 91.7-FM in Austin, Texas, … finish reading Rag Radio

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Michael James : Baseball in Moscow and ‘Turf Accountant’ in Belfast

Turf Accountant, a betting parlor in Belfast, Northern Ireland, August 7, 1990. Photo by Michael James from his forthcoming book, Michael Gaylord James‘ Pictures from the Long Haul. Pictures from the Long Haul:Playing baseball in the USSR and drinking Guinness … finish reading Michael James : Baseball in Moscow and ‘Turf Accountant’ in Belfast

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