Daily Archives: August 30, 2022

John Merrow: Don’t Read Banned Books and Don’t Vote! — Diane Ravitch’s blog

John Merrow’s title is sarcastic. Of course he wants you to read banned books, and he is deeply concerned about the large number of eligible voters—especially young people—who don’t bother to vote. When someone on Twitter posted a list of … Continue reading

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Tom Ultican: The Best Book of the Year: How Democrats Abandoned Public Schools — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Tom Ultican is one of the very best chroniclers of the “Destroy Public Education” movement. He was thrilled to discover a new book that explains the origins of the attack on public schools and calls out its founding figures. Lily … Continue reading

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Are Trump and His Supporters in Fact Fascists? — Bob Shepherd | Praxis

A few years back, a friend, someone whom I respect, challenged me on Facebook, saying that Trump might be a lot of things, but he wasn’t an actual fascist. Well, if it steps like a goose. Here are a few … Continue reading

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