Tag Archives: Betsy DeVos

Trump, DeVos And The Assault On U.S. Public Education

by Ralph Scharnau President Trump and his Education Secretary Betsy DeVos have put privatization of our public schools at the center of the national school debate. They both clearly make expanding so-called “school choice” their top education policy. DeVos labeled … Continue reading

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The Children Are The Future

video 1.5 minutes NPR’s Weekend Edition last Saturday included a story on the seperation of a Guatemalan mother and her 3 year old son. Through an interpreter the NPR host, Scott Simon, conducted the interview. Near the end of the interview … Continue reading

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PBS Airing RW Sponsored School Privatization Propaganda

video 15:30 Thanks to an alert from the Thom Hartman radio program (https://www.freespeech.org/ 11AM to 2PM daily) we were able to find an article at Media Matters that detailed the story of these privatization propaganda. So let’s go to Media … Continue reading

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Republicans Have A Great Week

(6 minutes) The Country Reels They Have Been Dreaming About This One For Nearly A Century. One can only guess what kind of wet dreams Republicans are having after this week. At a national level they proved that qualifications mean … Continue reading

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Buy Senator Ernst’s Vote

A gofundme page has sprung up to try to outbid DeVos for Ernst’s vote: Betsy DeVos gave* $2,600 to Sen. Joni Ernst, whose vote is now pivotal inDeVos’s nomination fight (If one more Republican commits to vote “no” DeVos loses). … Continue reading

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CMD Exposes Trump And His Gang Of Koch Allies

A Note from Lisa Graves, Ex. Dir., CMD: The Center for Media and Democracy is a national watchdog and media group that conducts in-depth investigations into corruption and the undue influence of corporations on media and democracy. Our work aids … Continue reading

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