Monthly Archives: November 2012

I’m Not “Waiting for Superman.” Why is MMSD?

In 2010, an anti-public education documentary made its debut. Waiting for Superman features Geoffrey Canada, a┬ácontroversial education “reformer” who promotes anti-union sentiment and charter schools as a solution to the struggles that face our public education system. The documentary largely … Continue reading

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Placing “Community First”

One of the criticisms of politics is that it lacks heart. Too frequently, campaigns and political activity are driven by the numbers, rather than by ideals. Neighborhoods or people are ranked according to their likelihood of voting and voting the … Continue reading

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