On Thursday, November 21, Palestinian human rights activist
Amer Jubran, was released on the minimum legal bond of $1,500. The
date of the next portion of his immigration trial was set for February
John Taylor Gatto climaxed his 33 year teaching career as New York State Teacher of the Year after being named New York City Teacher of the Year on three occasions. He quit teaching on the OP ED page of the Wall Street Journal in 1991 while still New York State Teacher of the Year, claiming that he was no longer willing to hurt children. His books include: Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling (1992); The Exhausted School (1993); A Different Kind of Teacher (2000); and The Underground History Of American Education (2001) The following was culled from his most recent work.
The environment can provide green investments or mean investments, depending on which end of the spectrum your on. Like the fishermen of Spain who stand to loose $100 million or more from the oil tanker that split in two and sank.
"The federal government - or to be more accurate, certain elements of it - set out to destroy us in a myriad of subtle and not-so-subtle ways. They hide behind their usual cloak of 'national security' to do their dirty work."