Saturday, July 11, 2020

Tag: Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos needs an education on ethics

The student loan sharks who prey on veterans and single moms have a friend in Trump's education secretary.

How low can the barons of high finance go?

Betsy DeVos is bad, but the bankers she serves are even worse.

Accusations brought against Betsy DeVos’ Education Department for failing to negotiate...

“Secretary Betsy DeVos and her management team are attempting to strip employees of their collective bargaining rights and kill the union.”

Betsy DeVos can’t answer basic education questions

"I have not intentionally visited schools that are underperforming.”

Betsy DeVos’s attack on public education is just beginning

Devos continues to ignore key issues like racial integration of schools or rectify the harms of segregation.

How privatization cuts us in two, while public institutions make us...

More profits for the privatizers, more health concerns and expense and disdain for the public. 

Like her boss, Betsy DeVos makes a disaster all about herself

“It’s going to be a profit boom for charter schools, and it’s going to hasten the demise of traditional public schools.”

Wanted: Strong candidates who believe in public schools

What does it take to provide quality, top-notch education for our students?

Don’t trust business with education

Greasy politicians use education funds to enrich corporations – and themselves.

Why teachers don’t trust Betsy DeVos, and neither should you

While DeVos gives the silent treatment to news organizations, public officials, rights advocates, and educators, she maintains an open-door policy for those prone to agree with her.

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“Thank you for your service”: pardons for war criminals and indifference for those damaged...

I can’t remember who recently said it, but the point has been made that we often call people heroes because it’s easier to sacrifice them when they’re given this honorific and simply move on.

‘An absolute outrage’: Sanders rips ‘wealthy tax cheats’ as CBO estimates $381 billion in...

“The richest 1% is responsible for 70% of all unpaid taxes... Congress is leaving hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes uncollected from the wealthy.”

Bee populations are thriving in the UK as human lifestyle changed due to pandemic

This news is definitely something to “bee” happy about and should give us hope that our actions really can make a difference and improve the Earth.

By his words and actions, Trump is facilitating, proliferating the spread of Covid-19

An American president must never again be allowed to fully manage a response to any pandemic. That responsibility must be assigned to scientists and other medical experts.

Undercover patriots

Trump, Tulsa, and the rise of military dissent...