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.

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Education chapter…

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

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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

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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

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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/

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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

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A necessary Chapter ignored so far: “Climate” as it relates to our need for a “p’BD’DiA” movement…

Of course, the climate deniers are at the forefront of the subversion of our, that is to say, "We the people’s…" Democracy. It seems as though the Democratic "rights" of the billionaire class include the right to use their ridiculous

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A definition from the Urban Dictionary of the “over privileged class”…

(n.) — Those people in any society who are at a huge economic, cultural or moral advantage based on social constructs, ascribed status and/or nationality. We always hear about the underprivileged class — those people who have little money and

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On Citizen Candidacies being the vehicle for the “New party”…

…that is so obviously what is needed:Or take someone like, John Dewey, a mainstream 20th-century social philosopher, who called not only for education directed at creative independence in schools, but also worker control in industry, what he called “industrial democracy.”

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For the 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

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