Monday, June 19, 2017


‘Taking action is the best cure for despair.’  
Rebecca Solnit
A crisis, says one dictionary, is “the point in the progress of a disease when a change takes place which is decisive of recovery or death; also, any marked or sudden change of symptoms, etc.” This crisis could be the death or the recovery of a more democratic, more inclusive, more generous America. Where we go from here is up to us. -- Guardian
Profs  Christopher & Sarah Theule Lubienski
There is a disturbing disconnect between the predictable, negative effects that vouchers are having on students, and the continued enthusiasm policymakers show for these programs despite the growing consensus that they are causing harm. -- EdWeek
Exiled free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick
“My heart aches for Philando’s family... A system that perpetually condones the killing of people, without consequence, doesn’t need to be revised, it needs to be dismantled!” -- The Nation
Richard Pfeiffer, Chicago's Pride Parade coordinator
"There are so many issues on the front burner right now, and I think you'll see that reflected. Since the change in Washington in November, LGBT people and others have been marginalized verbally and in other ways. There's anger over that." -- Tribune
Eddie Bolden, a father wrongly imprisoned for 22 years
"When I stepped outside … there's a difference between stepping out on a prison yard and seeing daylight and stepping outside outside. I still can't explain it. It was like I stepped into a whole new world for real." -- Tribune

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for sharing. Colin Kaepernick and Eddie Bolden, I'll remember those names.


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