Monthly Archives: January 2017

Labor and Education…

http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/19857/why_teachers_unions_are_the_best_bet_to_transform_the_labor_movement Public schools have been a bipartisan battleground for years now, with teachers unions taking attacks from elected officials at all levels as part of a broader movement to “improve” education by handing control over to private companies. Donald Trump’s

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Begin fundraising on multiple fronts as soon as I can organize..

…the new all encompassing blog for "p’BD’DiA" and my 2018 "Beta" Citizens’s Candidacy Campaign for Congress from Ohio’s 9th District. This is as good an easy place to start up as any: https://secure.actblue.com/pricing

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Voter suppression’s role in 2016 Presidential election…

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Posted in Black Lives and Race Matters; New Jim Crow; Mass Incarceration and the Private PIC

Trumpian… Further investigation into this material is needed…

…but what a story. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-domestic-conspiracy-that-gave-trump-the-election_us_587ed24fe4b0b110fe11dbf9

Posted in Speaking Truth in Trumpian Times

Matt Taibbi from awhile back… on Trump’s win etc.

…on the rise of “Mein Trumpf”…http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/how-america-made-donald-trump-unstoppable-20160224 A prescient quote: (also a passage that well illustrates why I love this guy’s writing) “Trump is no intellectual. He’s not bringing Middlemarch to the toilet. If he had to jail with Stephen Hawking

Posted in Speaking Truth in Trumpian Times

Must get started…

…re-energized, the whole bit, cuz he who is not busy believing there is something to be done will do nothing. I’m living proof of that.From: http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/01/13/the-president-who-wasnt-there-barack-obamas-legacy-of-impotence/ Before he died, Norman Mailer took to lamenting that the American culture was corroding

Posted in Essays and Quotes from Others

For the net neutrality and related issues chapters…

https://www.techdirt.com/http://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/01/12/fighting-techdirt-and-all-independent-media Destroying Techdirt is likely Ayyadurai’s intention, even if he knows he will lose the case. To put the outlet out of business he’s hired Charles Harder, the lawyer who represented Hulk Hogan in his successful suit against Gawker.

Posted in Media Issues- Net Neutrality

Regin Schmidt’s Red Scare and misc Old email links etc. etc..

http://www.google.com/#hl=en&source=hp&q=Radical+Progressive+Grassroots+Democracy&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=&fp=581c98b851fa30a2 http://www.google.com/#hl=en&q=our+democracy+first&start=50&sa=N&fp=581c98b851fa30a2 google books link to Regin Schmidt’s Red Scare https://books.google.com/books?id=Fo1jblFR3BcC&pg=PA24&source=gbs_toc_r&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f=false http://books.google.com/books?id=Fo1jblFR3BcC&pg=PA24&source=gbs_toc_r&cad=3#v=onepage&q&f=false Killing Hope: U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions Since World War II–Updated Through 2003 http://www.allbookstores.com/book/compare/9781567512526 googlebooks preview:this is an earlier edition. The 2014 edition has no preview but is

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Looking at Robert Reich’s thinking…

…he seems to be a natural ally for “p’BD’DiA”…Some quotes from an article from “In These Times” I’ll need to revisit as I don’t know how to work this chromebook (sic) and make it copy and paste… O.K., here goes…

Posted in Essays and Quotes from Others

And there is much gold, as usual, here:http:

http://www.counterpunch.org/ Let’s be careful about the phrase "anti-Trump coalition." The phrase leaves the door open for everything being about the Big Bad Donald and for progressives to get sucked/suckered once again into the ruling class politics of the Democrats. We

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