Daily Archives: August 6, 2022

The 2022 MLD Draft Breakdown — The JBB

Sorry for the delay, but life is life as you all know.    A few weeks back, the 2022 MLB draft took place, and 616 players heard their names called. Now if you are here and reading this, you are … Continue reading

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Florida: Is DeSantis Purposefully Driving Teachers Away? — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Ron DeSantis, Governor of Florida, has pushed policies that are driving teachers out of their profession. He knows exactly what he is doing. He favors charter schools and voucher schools, where teachers have no job security, no pensions. Teachers are … Continue reading

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How Alabama Takes from the Poor and Gives to the Rich — Diane Ravitch’s blog

The New York Times Magazine recently published a startling article about Alabama’s tax system is designed to impoverish the poor and enrich the rich. Written by Robin Kaiser-Schatzlein, the article documents why Alabama remains a poor state with a high … Continue reading

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Robert Hubbell: The Rising Tide of Fascism in the GOP — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Robert Hubbell blogs about the frightening new face of the GOP and an important reason for the surprising victory of reproductive rights forces in Kansas. He writes: The GOP is rapidly embracing autocracy and white Christian nationalism as its rallying … Continue reading

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Time For Updated Voter Laws

I was researching Texas Election Laws to see if there was an option for having items placed on the November ballot based on obtaining a certain number of signatures. Not really surprised, this is Texas. Every state, including Texas, should … Continue reading

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