In a political era of corporate dominance it was inevitable that doublespeak would become the official language of Washington, DC. Now “cuts” to social programs are referred to as “savings,” while the destruction of these programs is “reform.” This is the essence of President Obama’s doublespeakish “Race to the Top” public education “reform,” as well as his yet-to-be-announced deficit plan based on Medicare “savings.”
Dissent, shut down under neoliberalism, while unwanted is needed to take New Zealand from a 'stupid culture' to a 'thinking culture' to enable economic and social development particularly needed because of the massive earthquakes which struck Christchurch, NZ's second largest city. I consider the global ethical human rights plan, which any State can adopt, is a far superior over-arching plan than neoliberalism.
by Katti Gray, The Root (reprinted by Angola 3 News)
09 Feb 2013
The Angola 3 case may help change the arbitrary and sometimes abusive use of solitary confinement. "It's exactly the kind of movement on this issue that we've been pushing for," said attorney and law professor Angela Allen-Bell of Southern University Law Center. Allen-Bell is a member of the International Coalition to Free the Angola 3.