The state of the American education system
“Why don’t good people run for office?”
“When I woke up, my head was on a tree stump covered in blood,” Richard Ojeda told NBC News. “Everyone was looking at me.”
Republicans only like teachers when they’re shielding their children from bullets
After Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people including three members of the Broward Teachers Union (BTU) last week, union members — led by President Anna Fusco — began marching in the streets to demand gun reform, better school mental-health counseling services, and a world where their s…
Pa. gerrymandering case: State Supreme Court releases new congressional map for 2018 elections – Philly
A victory for representative government in Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court released its congressional district map Monday to be used for the 2018 elections, the latest in an ongoing gerrymandering case. Republicans have vowed to resist the court’s order.
Amazon now has more power than any US state or city.
All hail Amazon, your corporate overlord
Elevation Partners Co-Founder Roger McNamee and Jay Samit, “Disrupt You!” author, discuss Amazon’s 20-city shortlist for its new second headquarters.
Erik Prince of Blackwater is encouraging Trump to allow private spies that report directly to Trump. Congressional oversight, anyone?
The creation of such a program raises the possibility that the effort would be used to create an intelligence apparatus to justify the Trump administration’s political agenda.
The media establishment that propped up Hillary’s unpopular campaign is in full damage control now trying to downplay the rigging of the Democratic Primary. Don’t be fooled by them
“One could reasonably infer that the tacit agreement between the signatories was that the state parties and the Hillary Clinton Campaign would act in unity and mutual support. And that the Super Delegates of these various partner states would either pledge loyalty to Clinton, or, at the least, not endorse Senator Sanders. Not only did Hillary’s multi-millionaire and billionaire supporters get to bypass individual campaign donation limits to state parties by using several state parties apparatus, but the Clinton campaign got the added bonus of buying that state’s Super Delegates with the promise of contributions to that Democratic organization’s re-election fund.”
Collusion between the Clinton Campaign and the DNC allowed Hillary Clinton to buy the loyalty of 33 state Democratic parties last summer. Montana was one of those states. It sold itself for $64,100. The Super Delegates now defying democracy with their insistent refusal to change their votes to Sande…