Monthly Archives: October 2015

Net neutrality and misc links for other chapters…

http://webfoundation.org/2015/10/net-neutrality-fails-to-load-web-foundation-response-to-todays-eu-vote/ Anne Jellema, CEO of the Web Foundation comments: “Today, Europe took a giant step away from its vision of becoming a world leader in the digital economy. These weak and unclear net neutrality regulations threaten innovation and free speech.

Posted in Media Issues- Net Neutrality

Education chapter…

http://www.alternet.org/education/brave-new-films-college-and-university-sports-programs-are-increasing-student-debt

Posted in The Student Loan Travesty and the Obscene Cost of Higher Education

A nice piece on the Tea Party funders and their discontents…

http://www.alternet.org/tea-party-and-right/charles-kochs-frankenstein-problem-he-created-tea-party-monster-and-now-hes

Posted in — About Uniting Against Citizens United, Corporate Personhood and Citizenship and…And Getting money out of politics…

The Econ Chapters, again…

Nick Hanauer’s open letter styled essay to his fellow .01% plutocrats… http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/06/the-pitchforks-are-coming-for-us-plutocrats-108014 And more from Joseph Stiglitz: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/06/the-myth-of-americas-golden-age-108013 Plus, a,very good if somewhat dated profile of the style, tactics, and methods of one Karl Rove aka “Bush’s Brain”… http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/06/karl-rove-and-the-modern-money-machine-108019

Posted in It’s the Economy, Stupid... or vice versa...

For the Education and Democracy chapters…

http://www.educationanddemocracy.org/Resources/Zusman.pdf http://www.educationanddemocracy.org/ http://reclaimdemocracy.org/branded_schools/ http://populardemocracy.org/

Posted in Public Education's Role In a "p'BD'DiA" Movement

A must read related to the “It’s the Stupid Economy” chapters…

Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy: An Agenda for Growth and Shared Prosperity by Joseph Stiglitzby it at: http://www.allbookstores.com/book/compare/0393353125 from http://www.democracynow.org/2015/10/27/nobel_laureate_joseph_stiglitz_on_rewriting: As presidential candidates spar over economic policies and Congress debates the TPP, one of the nation’s leading economists

Posted in Books

For the Education and Econ. Chapters…

While reading Krugman today… the Canadian Liberal Party’s plan…https://www.liberal.ca/files/2015/10/A-new-plan-for-a-strong-middle-class.pdf The new 2016 “Mayday Plan” https://mayday.us/the-plan/ Chomsky on “precarity” and the subversive corporatization of the American University environment: http://www.alternet.org/corporate-accountability-and-workplace/chomsky-how-americas-great-university-system-getting And the same is true in universities. In the past 30 or

Posted in The Student Loan Travesty and the Obscene Cost of Higher Education

A great piece for the “Higher Education Disgrace” Chapter(s)…

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/10/26/higher-education-capitalism-its-most-despicable Winner-take-all capitalism has taken over higher education. The winners are in the administrative offices.

Posted in The Student Loan Travesty and the Obscene Cost of Higher Education

For the “Single Payer Universal Health Care For Everyone” chapter…

From Krugman commenter: Medicare for All (John Conyers’ HR 676) is getting well-deserved new attention through the presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders. Not only would it cover everybody from cradle to grave with medical, dental, mental health care and drug

Posted in Toward A Universal Single Payer Not For Profit Health Care System...

A major reference guide… for citizen candidacies and such like…

http://www.fec.gov/pdf/candgui.pdf and a lot of good stuff came up entering: public funding of candidates running for U.S. House of Representatives at ask.com or google http://www.publicampaign.org/fair-elections-now-act

Posted in Citizen Candidacies