Alan Maki

Alan Maki
Doing research at the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas

It's time to claim our Peace Dividend

It's time to claim our Peace Dividend

We need to beat swords into plowshares.

We need to beat swords into plowshares.

A program for real change...

http://peaceandsocialjustice.blogspot.com/2013/03/a-progressive-program-for-real-change.html


What we need is a "21st Century Full Employment Act for Peace and Prosperity" which would make it a mandatory requirement that the president and Congress attain and maintain full employment.


"Voting is easy and marginally useful, but it is a poor substitute for democracy, which requires direct action by concerned citizens"

- Ben Franklin

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Monday, June 9, 2014

Do we want education to be turned into a fiasco and a racket like health care?

The dismantling of public education is taking place. As a result, education is turning into one big fiasco and racket just like the for-profit health care system.

Most people don't have an inkling of who these charter school operators are or what is taking place because the public has no input into the decision-making process because it is the Wall Street crowd in control of local, state and federal politics.

New Orleans no longer has a public school system. How did this escape debate?

So, who are these charter school "operators?"

Check out how these charter school operators actually "operate:

http://fortune.com/2014/06/02/chicago-charter-school-fraud/

It took a struggle to win public education; it will take a struggle to save public education from the Wall Street investors.

Do you want Bill Gates of Microsoft and the Wal-mart Walton Family dictating what your children will learn in school, and profit-making the purpose and aim of education?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/in-new-orleans-traditional-public-schools-close-for-good/2014/05/28/ae4f5724-e5de-11e3-8f90-73e071f3d637_story.html