What Corporations, Bill Gates and the Department of Defense Have Planned for Public Education: A video

Originally posted on Seattle Education:
? The Learning Lab at Rocketship Si Se Puede Academy in California. ? ? Alison McDowell, editor of Wrench in the Gears, gave a presentation titled Future Ready Schools: How Silicon Valley and the Defense Department Plan to Remake Public Education  on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Lake City Library in…

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Port Jefferson Station Teachers Association video: What corporations have in store for public schools

Originally posted on Seattle Education:
The third episode of PJSTA Live, in affiliation with Port Jefferson Station Teachers Association, deals with what corporate reformers see as the future of public education. The two guests in this episode are Alison McDowell and Jia Lee.  Alison McDowell is a parent and a public education activist who blogs at Wrench in the…

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What’s going on in the Kingdom of Hawai’i… Civil Beat 11-13-13… “State Issues New Guidelines On Media’s Mauna Kea Access”

Originally posted on Kauilapele's Blog:
[Note: The actual document is at the end of the article. Links are here and here.] This “showed up” yesterday, and this results from an announcement by TMT that, in spite of the fact that a Supreme Court decision is being awaited on the legality of TMT Corporation’s permit…

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TOGETHER WE RISE: Benefit to Protect Mt. Shasta, Mauna Kea, the Snow and All Life

[UPDATE: Be sure to share and tune in, live broadcast begins here at 630pm PST: http://livestre.am/5fieI%5D Aloha, Just want to announce this benefit show in defense of Mauna Kea and Mt. Shasta. Both are sacred places and under attack by modern/colonial/capitalist forces. Show is on November 21st in Los Angeles and will be a great opportunity for folks motivated by […]

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Monsanto in Mexico | Indigenous beekeepers face intimidation by state

Monsanto in Mexico | Indigenous beekeepers face intimidation by state   [reposted from ejfood.blogspot.mx]   Mayan bee glyph. Moderator’s Note: When we last reported on the situation with GMOs in the southern Mexican states of Campeche, Quintana Roo, and Yucatán, there were many reasons to celebrate since a federal judge had overturned the approval of GMO […]

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How you can support teachers during the Seattle teachers’ strike and other pertinent information #4MyTeacher

Originally posted on Seattle Education:
The Seattle Education Association strike is on as of 7:00 PM this evening. I attended a meeting as the strike was being called that included teachers who have been on strikes and walk-outs along with teachers who would be doing this for the first time. The rest of the group…

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