With guest, Louder Than a Bomb poet Nate Marshall

Monday, March 6, 2017


Donald Trump
 “I love Caterpillar. I’ve been driving them for a long time.” -- Feds dig in: Agents raid Trump-touted Caterpillar 
Noble Charter School Teachers
“Today, we the Union of Noble Educators are announcing our effort to organize teachers and staff across the @benobleschools!” 
“We are passionate, committed, professional teachers and staff with diverse experiences in the Noble Network of Charter Schools,” they wrote in an open letter signed so far by 140 of more than 800 staffers. “We see our students every day and know they are better served by a lasting staff that can advocate for their schools. To this end, we seek a voice at Noble and beyond.” -- CBS Chicago
Jesse Jackson
The decision on private prisons reflects Trump’s desire to repeal all things Obama. It expresses the ideological bias of reactionaries like Sessions toward privatizing public functions. It also reveals the pervasive corruption already apparent in the Trump administration. -- Sun-Times
Danny Glover
Danny Glover at the March on Mississippi
"I don't abdicate my responsibility as a citizen. I don't need to abdicate (my responsibilities) for better education for kids and reading programs and all that other stuff. That's what a citizen does....that's what a human being does as part of a community." --  NBC
 Betsy DeVos makes course correction 
When DeVos addressed HBCU leaders directly the next day, she struck a different tone, saying: "Your history was born, not out of mere choice, but out of necessity, in the face of racism, and in the aftermath of the Civil War." -- nprED

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