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September 2012

In this issue:

More and more states say they no longer have the resources to fund public education. Why is the US—among the first countries to guarantee free, universal .... (read)

Around the world, governments are imposing violence on the people, as more and morepeople suffer the hardships of poverty. Mass impoverishment is expanding .... (read)

The economy is in meltdown. People don’t have jobs. The wealth has all gone to the top. The ranks of the impoverished are growing by the millions every year. The economy serves bankers .... (read)

Green Party candidates for President and Vice President of the United States, Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala, were arrested here with three others on August 1. They were .... (read)

McKinny-Vento was intended to address the emergency needs of homeless people while the federal government worked to restore the funding which had been cut .... (read)

It seems that some of the policies in the State of Arkansas allow any person with legal knowledge and the resources to move a legal matter forward to confiscate property .... (read)

some day after the wind
and the rain and gravity
have flattened Fuji and all .... (read)

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is a vast network of pre-school, elementary, secondary, military, charter and disability schools, where 92% of its students are of color .... (read)

On July 16, 2012 an independent fact-finder announced that the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) had no right to make teachers work increased hours without paying them. He recommended .... (read)

California’s community colleges are experiencing an apocalyptic moment.  There is an attack on the Community College system; a complex plan for privatization is being implemented .... (read)

Reynoso is a gardener who lives near Los Angeles. In 2005, his son, Freddy, started attending Berklee College of Music – the first in his family to go to college .... (read)

As we go to print, a Michigan city, Highland Park, has outsourced all of its schools to a private, for profit charter school company. The company will receive $7,110 per pupil .... (read)

As August began, California State University (CSU) agreed on a contract with the California Faculty Association, whose members had voted to strike in the Fall .... (read)

On June 15, 2012 President Obama announced a deferred action that would temporarily suspend deportation for undocumented youth known as DREAMERs if they meet specific requirements .... (read)

I am Ookie, your every day San Jose individual, who writes and produces music, who worked at a 9 to 5, which did not pay him what he needed to survive, even though I busted my ass .... (read)

In a dystopian future I am given a modest birthday cake
An expression of hope amidst ashes and dust
What is there to celebrate? .... (read)

DC homeless advocates are not getting the concessions that we used to get from government. Unless additional funds are found during September or December budget forecasts .... (read)

“There is a tide in the affairs of men.
Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
Omitted, all the voyage of their life
Is bound in shallows and in miseries. .... (read)

The scandal involving big banks manipulating Libor (London Interbank Offered Rate) has been headline news. It’s not easy to find a clear explanation though. Many of the stories say .... (read)

Southern Illinoisans Against Fracking Our Environment (S.A.F.E.) has called on local governments to implement a ban on ‘fracking’ in our region. The most recent hearing was at .... (read)

There is a move by government and corporations (Whirlpool) to oust Benton Harbor’s (dictator) Emergency Manager Joseph Harris. The Herald Palladium reports that Harris says .... (read)

The coalition of grassroots activists, welfare recipients, unions and clergy has scored an unprecedented legal victory.  The Michigan Supreme Court has rendered a favorable .... (read)

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