Eduwonkette: Sol Stern and Bill Ayers Debate on "Social Justice" Teaching

Eduwonkette wrote to alert me to this exchange between Bill Ayers, Obama’s (in)famous neighbor and ally in the 80s-90s wars…

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CalPERS Turmoil: Pot calling the kettle black?

I am a huge fan of the efforts of CalPERS to clean up corporate governance, and I even helped in…

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The Times They Are Changing? Not really for Bill Ayers

This 1994 profile of Bill Ayers, the former Weather Underground leader and player in the drama unfolding around presidential candidate…

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What are the guilds thinking??

“Net neutrality” is the latest buzzword to become the subject of Congressional debate.  The odd thing was to watch the…

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Jeremiah’s jeremiad

Barack Obama today appears to be suffering the fate of Laocoön.  The Jeremiah Wright jeremiad has succeeded in twisting the…

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Triple A Failure: Behind the Subprime Crisis

A very readable and clear explanation of some of the plumbing that led to the sub prime credit crisis.  The…

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SAG, AMPTP make little progress

As if there was any intent to make progress!  The trades are playing up this week as do or die,…

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With friends like these….

The Obama campaign has stirred the hopes of millions in America with the possibility of a new direction for the…

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Minority rights in labor unions….

This short essay on the current crisis inside the SEIU is a very healthy reminder of what union democracy really…

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On "democratic" centralism: Stern’s illusion and democracy’s nightmare

This short piece on the internal battle at SEIU is a very healthy reminder of what union democracy really means…

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